Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Hillsborough Inquest provides final verdict - Home Secretary's full statement to the Commons

Yesterday the jury delivered their verdict into the Hillsborough Disaster. 
This is a landmark moment in the quest for justice for the 96 Liverpool fans who died on that dreadful day in April 1989.

It is also a long overdue day – the bereaved families and survivors of the Hillsborough Disaster have had to wait 27 long years for the full facts of what happened. And it is only due to their tireless bravery in pursuing the truth that we arrived at this momentous verdict.

All families and survivors now have official confirmation of what they always knew was the case, that the Liverpool fans were utterly blameless in the disaster that unfolded at Hillsborough.
The Home Secretary's statement to the Commons is here: