Righting Wrongs

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Solicitor Neil Hudgell tells parliamentary committee of ‘painful’ compensation process – and fears many subpostmasters have accepted offers ‘nowhere near’ true value

Solicitor Neil Hudgell today told a parliamentary committee that ‘creative thinking’ is needed from the Government to prevent the process of fairly compensating former subpostmasters taking up to another two years. Appearing before the Business and Trade Select Committee to discuss the Horizon scandal, Mr Hudgell outlined the continuing frustrations in seeking redress for hundreds […]

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Q&A with Neil Hudgell on the Horizon Scandal since the ITV drama

New cases, overturning convictions, compensation and ‘pre-horizon pilot’ problems Hudgell Solicitors is currently representing and advising more than 500 people concerning the Post Office Horizon IT Scandal, including people wrongfully convicted, those who were forced to repay alleged ‘shortfalls’ and lost their livelihoods, and relatives of sub-postmasters who have since died. Since the turn of […]

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Post Office Scandal

Head of Post Office IT Inquiry calls for blocks to be removed on compensation so victims receive ‘full and fair’ awards

There should be law changes to stop issues “blocking full and fair compensation” for the victims of the Post Office Horizon IT scandal says the chairman of the Inquiry looking into the miscarriages of justice. Sir Wyn Williams said schemes set up to compensate sub-postmasters wrongly accused of crimes was a “patchwork quilt with some […]

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Accident and Emergency

Warning that deafness in ‘hundreds, if not thousands’ of children has not been correctly identified

The National Deaf Children’s Society is warning that “hundreds, if not thousands,” of children across England may have been left permanently damaged due to potential failings in NHS audiology services. The charity is now calling for ‘fresh assessments’ to be carried out nationally after “the appalling situation,” revealed in The Times newspaper, suggests many child […]

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Statement on behalf of the family of Nikki Bulley following inquest conclusion of accidental death

Following today’s Inquest at County Hall, Preston, into the death of Nicola Bulley, where the Coroner recorded a conclusion of accidental death, her family have released this statement: “The last few months have been extremely tough to process for the family. The emotional impact will stay long in our hearts and whilst we’ll never get […]

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