Fans inquest costs to be paid

The Government has said it will pay for the legal representation for the bereaved families of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster at the fresh inquests into their deaths. Yesterday the High Court has quashed the verdicts of accidental death.

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IPCC: 'Welcome news' on Hillsborough

Independent Police Complaints Commission's Deputy Chair Deborah Glass said the Hillsborough announcements were "welcome news", but added:

This is not going to be quick and easy process.

But we now have a clear path ahead with all the investigative and prosecutorial bodies working in a coordinated way to complete the full picture for the families of those who died, those who were injured and those who were traumatised by the terrible events at Hillsborough.

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