Undercover policing inquiry: officers giving evidence might receive immunity – The Guardian

Posted July 29th, 2015 in evidence, immunity, inquiries, news, police, spying by sally

‘Undercover police officers who disclose crucial evidence to a public inquiry into the covert infiltration of political groups could be given immunity from prosecution.’

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The Guardian, 28th July 2015

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Chilcot: Iraq inquiry needs ‘additional assistance’ from Government to complete its work – The Independent

Posted July 27th, 2015 in inquiries, Iraq, news, war by sally

‘The Iraq Inquiry will require “additional assistance” from the Government to complete its work, chairman Sir John Chilcot has said.’

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The Independent, 25th July 2015

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Home Secretary announces terms of reference for undercover policing inquiry – Home Office

‘Theresa May also establishes miscarriages of justice panel to sit alongside inquiry following Mark Ellison’s review.’

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Home Office, 16th July 2015

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Child abuse inquiry judge’s £500,000 pay package revealed – The Guardian

Posted July 14th, 2015 in inquiries, judges, news, remuneration by tracey

‘The New Zealand high court judge chairing a UK inquiry into child abuse is to receive a pay package worth £500,000 a year, it has been disclosed.’

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The Guardian, 13th July 2015

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Operation Jasmine: Care home neglect inquiry to report – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2015 in care homes, elderly, inquiries, negligence, news, reports by tracey

‘The findings of an independent report into what became the biggest UK inquiry into alleged abuse at care homes are being published later. Operation Jasmine, led by Gwent Police, focused on six care homes in south Wales and cost £11.6m.’

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BBC News, 14th July 2015

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Mother who killed paedophile cleared of murder – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 13th, 2015 in child abuse, homicide, inquiries, news by tracey

‘A mother who stabbed a convicted paedophile to death while he was on bail for abusing young boys has been cleared of murder – but found guilty of manslaughter.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th July 2015

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Archbishop of Canterbury promises sex abuse inquiry – BBC News

Posted July 13th, 2015 in child abuse, Church of England, inquiries, news, sexual offences, statistics by tracey

‘The Archbishop of Canterbury has promised to investigate sex abuse in the Church of England if the judge-led abuse inquiry does not look into it within six months.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2015

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Former girlfriend of undercover spy sues corporate security firm – The Guardian

‘An environmental campaigner who had an intimate relationship with an undercover spy is suing a corporate security firm in what is believed to be the first legal action of its kind.’

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The Guardian, 12th July 2015

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Immunity guaranteed for whistleblowers in child sex abuse inquiry – Attorney General’s Office

‘Individuals providing certain evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse can do so without fear of prosecution.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 9th July 2015

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Safety of Tasers to be investigated after death of man in Manchester – The Guardian

Posted July 10th, 2015 in firearms, health & safety, inquests, inquiries, news, police, statistics by tracey

‘An independent inquiry is to look into the continued use of Taser stun guns by police in England and Wales after an inquest verdict earlier this week linking their use to the death of a factory worker in Manchester.’

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The Guardian, 9th July 2015

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Royal Household will fall in sights of £100m child sex abuse inquiry – Daily Telegraph

‘The child sex abuse inquiry is set to last five years and cost up to £100 million, it has been confirmed, as it emerged the Royal Household will not be exempt from scrutiny over paedophile allegations.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2015

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Don’t shred evidence, judge warns ahead of child sex abuse inquiry – The Guardian

Posted July 9th, 2015 in documents, evidence, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘The long-awaited independent inquiry into child sexual abuse opens on Thursday in London amid renewed warnings to the cabinet secretary, religious leaders and public bodies not to shred documents which might be needed in evidence.’

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The Guardian, 9th July 2015

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Historical child sexual abuse inquiry to open on 9 July – BBC News

Posted July 8th, 2015 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘The independent inquiry into historical child sexual abuse in England and Wales will be formally opened next Thursday, it has been announced.’

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BBC News, 3rd July 2015

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Alice Gross’s family want inquiry into what UK authorities knew of her killer – The Guardian

Posted July 6th, 2015 in criminal records, immigration, inquests, inquiries, murder, news by sally

‘The family of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross will ask for an inquiry into whether British authorities ever knew her killer was a convicted murderer before he attacked her.
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The Guardian, 6th July 2015

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Greville Janner case: Alison Saunders faces calls to publish secret papers – Daily Telegraph

‘Alleged child abuse victims and MPs say independent review of bungled case must be made public.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th June 2015

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Rotherham child sex abuse: ‘Hundreds’ of potential suspects, including two current or former councillors, investigated – The Independent

Posted June 25th, 2015 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Hundreds of possible suspects, including two serving or former Rotherham councillors, have been identified so far by an investigation into child sexual abuse in the town, the National Crime Agency has said.’

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The Independent, 24th June 2015

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Shoppers ‘duped’ by millions of fake online reviews – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 19th, 2015 in advertising, consumer protection, inquiries, internet, news by tracey

‘Shoppers who use the internet to research hotels, books, electronics and other purchases are being misled by millions of “fake” reviews orchestrated by companies to trick potential customers, the consumer watchdog warns today as it begins an inquiry.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th June 2015

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Chilcot report into Iraq war ‘unlikely to be published for another year’ – The Independent

Posted June 15th, 2015 in delay, disclosure, documents, inquiries, Iraq, news by sally

‘The Chilcot report has taken six years and cost £10m but is “unlikely to be published for another year at least”, according to sources close to the inquiry.’

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The Independent, 14th June 2014

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UK under fire over ‘incoherent’ approach to domestic violence – The Guardian

‘The British government has been criticised by the UN for lacking “a consistent and coherent” approach to tackling violence against women, warning that its austerity agenda will further undermine the safety of vulnerable individuals.’

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The Guardian, 14th June 2015

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Mark Duggan’s family lead call for a public inquiry into UK policing – The Guardian

Posted June 8th, 2015 in complaints, firearms, inquiries, news, police, racism by sally

‘Mark Duggan’s family, relatives of other black men killed in custody, and one of the UK’s most senior black lawyers have called for a public inquiry into policing in Britain.’

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The Guardian, 7th June 2015

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