£46 award for innocent man’s 27 years in prison – The Observer

Posted March 23rd, 2009 in miscarriage of justice, murder, news by sally

“Sean Hodgson, who spent 27 years in jail for a crime he did not commit, has been given just £46 by the government with which to restart his life. The Prison Service has awarded the mentally ill former prisoner the equivalent of £1.70 for every year he was wrongly imprisoned.”

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The Observer, 22nd March 2009

Source: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/