VAT receipt refund for Hillsborough song

A sum equivalent to the VAT receipts collected by the Exchequer on sales of the 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' Hillsborough song by The Justice Collective up to the end of March will be refunded in the form of charitable donations.

The Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Department of Health and Department for Culture, Media and Sport will make donations, the Treasury said.

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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.