Gosport deaths ‘not important enough’ to justify public inquiry – The Independent

Posted April 27th, 2009 in elderly, hospitals, inquiries, news by sally

“Questions remain after 92 elderly people died unexpectedly at the same Hampshire hospital, a story first highlighted by The IoS on 15 March.”

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The Independent, 26th April 2009

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Lord Carlile calls inquiry into terror bomb plot raids – The Guardian

Posted April 23rd, 2009 in inquiries, intelligence services, news, police, terrorism by sally

“The operation that led to 12 men being arrested on suspicion of plotting a large al-Qaida atrocity is to be investigated by Lord Carlile, the country’s terror watchdog.”

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The Guardian, 23rd April 2009

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Searching for answers at Deepcut Barracks – The Times

Posted March 19th, 2009 in armed forces, inquests, inquiries, news by sally

“Four young soldiers died at Deepcut Barracks between 1995 and 2002: Sean Benton on June 9, 1995, Cheryl James on November 27, 1995, Geoff Gray on September 17, 2001, and James Collinson on March 23, 2002.”

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The Times, 19th March 2009

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Judge refuses Iraq war ‘torture death’ probe – The Independent

Posted February 26th, 2009 in armed forces, human rights, inquiries, Iraq, news, torture by sally

“An Iraqi who claims his brother was arrested by British forces and tortured and killed during the Iraq war has failed in a High Court bid to win an inquiry into the death under human rights laws.”

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The Independent, 25th February 2009

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Stephen Lawrence Inquiry: 10 years on – Ministry of Justice

Posted February 25th, 2009 in inquiries, murder, news, racism by sally

“Jack Straw has given a speech on the report of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry published ten years ago today.”

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Ministry of Justice, 24th February 2009

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R (L) v Secretary of State for Justice (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) – WLR Daily

Posted November 28th, 2008 in human rights, inquiries, law reports, prisons by sally

R (L) v Secretary of State for Justice (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) [2008] UKHL 68; [2008] WLR (D) 368

Where a prisoner attempted to commit suicide and sustained incapacitating long-term injury the state was obliged to institute an independent initial investigation which complied with art 2 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as scheduled to the Human Rights Act 1998.”

WLR Daily, 27th November 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Hoon under fire for stalled crash inquiry – The Independent

Posted November 24th, 2008 in accidents, inquiries, news, railways by sally

“Families of the Potters Bar rail crash victims have criticised Geoff Hoon, the Transport Secretary, for delaying his decision over whether to grant a public inquiry into the accident.”

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The Independent, 24th November 2008

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Year’s delay for Saville report – BBC News

Posted November 6th, 2008 in inquiries, news, Northern Ireland by sally

“The Saville Inquiry’s report into the events of Bloody Sunday will not be completed until autumn 2009, the chairman of the inquiry has revealed.”

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BBC News, 5th November 2008

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Families press for Deepcut public inquiry – The Guardian

Posted September 17th, 2008 in armed forces, inquests, inquiries, news by sally

“Families of four army recruits found dead at Deepcut barracks in Surrey will today launch a campaign for a public inquiry into the circumstances of the fatal shootings.”

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The Guardian, 17th September 2008

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Minister names judge to lead Basra death inquiry – The Guardian

Posted July 22nd, 2008 in armed forces, inquiries, Iraq, news, torture by sally

“A public inquiry into the death in British custody of Baha Mousa, a Basra hotel receptonist, must include other instances of abuse and what guidance was given to members of Britain’s armed forces before they were deployed to Iraq, defence lawyers and opposition MPs said yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 22nd July 2008

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Mother of July 7 bombing victim calls for inquiry – The Independent

Posted July 7th, 2008 in inquiries, news, terrorism by sally

“A mother whose son died in the 7 July bombings in London is using today’s third anniversary of the atrocity to call for a public inquiry into the incident.”

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The Independent, 7th July 2008

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Ombudsman quits prisoner inquiry – BBC News

Posted June 26th, 2008 in inquiries, news, prisons by sally

“The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has quit an inquiry into the treatment of a teenage prisoner, blaming the Prison Service for unacceptable restrictions.”

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BBC News, 26th June 2008

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