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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Report: 'New powers' for IPCC to investigate Hillsborough police

According to the Liverpool Echo, the Home Secretary has released the following statement on the new Hillsborough police investigation:

I am giving the IPCC new powers to investigate police misconduct, but this investigation will ensure no body with responsibility for fan safety at Hillsborough will escape scrutiny.

– Home Secretary Theresa May

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