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Robbie Powell's family can seek prosecution review - Attorney General

Britain's top law officer told MPs there's no reason to overturn decisions not to prosecute in the Robbie Powell case but said the family could ask for those decisions to be reviewed.

Robbie's father William Powell, who was in Westminster to hear the Attorney General's answers, told ITV Cymru Wales that they will push for those decisions to be reviewed.

Robbie Powell case: MP urges law change

An MP has called for a change in the law to ensure medical professionals are as open as possible about the reasons why failures occur. Jonathan Evans raised the case of Robbie Powell, who died aged ten from a rare but treatable condition.

A series of investigations into the handling of the case were described as a 'catalogue of errors' in a review last year. Conservative MP Jonathan Evans who's long campaigned with the Powell family said the time had come to introduce a law requiring a 'duty of candour' in such cases.

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