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Met chief could face inquiry

Britain's most senior police chief could face an inquiry after the police watchdog asked the family of a Hillsborough victim if they would like it to investigate recent allegations made against Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.

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Hillsborough Witness Appeal responses 'top 1,500'

The IPCC's renewed Hillsborough Witness Appeal has received more than 1,500 responses to date, the investigation's lead commissioner announced.

IPCC deputy chair Rachel Cerfontyne said, "From the responses to the appeal so far the major incident room has identified more that 750 matters for investigators to follow up on and speak to witnesses further".

"The witness appeal has also prompted more than 200 requests from witnesses to see their original accounts", she said, adding, "Work is ongoing to facilitate these requests".

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