A Resume [by South Yorkshire Police] is appended to the front noting the relevance to South Yorkshire Police; The report outlines the development of a national policy in the policing of football, the development of football hooliganism and the polices' responses for example, National Football Intelligence Unit, CCTV, liaison with other bodies and national legislation. The report identifies problem areas including old football grounds, Capacities and Safety Certificates, Late arrivals and banned supporters, Ticket Touts, Communications, Intelligence, Cost, Stewarding, Training and The Football Spectators Bill. The Submissions concludes with recommendations. Appendices: A. ACPO Sub Committee on Hooliganism at Sporting Events: "Guide to Policing Football", October 1987. B. Outline proposals for National Football Intelligence Unit, July 1988. C. Proposals for the Identification/Prosecution of hooligan gangs and the raising of behavioural thresholds at football grounds. D. Note of the meeting of divisional football league Commanders, 17th June 1986. E. Costs of policing football, 1987/1988 season. F. ACPO correspondence on the Football Spectators Bill: Letters from the Chairman of the Sub Committee to the Home Office and to J. Goddard, February - May 1989. G. ACPO evidence to the Committee of Inquiry into Crowd Safety and Control at Sports Grounds, July 1985. H. ACPO evidence to the Committee of Inquiry into Crowd Safety and Control at Sports Grounds, Second Report September 1985. ... more
This file includes the following items: File of "General Correspondence" [relating to responses post Disaster] including Memorandums, Handwritten notes, Newspaper cuttings, Reports and Minutes of meetings and telephone conversations regarding Sheffield City Council action Report regarding the financial cost to Sheffield City Council, Recommendations to the Taylor Inquiry from Sheffield City Council, up date of the Hillsborough Task Team, Minutes of meetings of Municipal Enterprise and General Services Committee. Indexed with some annotations. The Hillsborough Stadium Disaster Inquiry by Lord Justice Taylor Interim Report, 1989. The Hillsborough Stadium Disaster Inquiry by Lord Justice Taylor Final Report, 1990. File of Statements from Sheffield City Council employees made in relation to the West Midlands Police Criminal Investigation: File note regarding meeting with West Midlands Police in preparation for interview with Mark Webster, Head of Administration and Legal Department, Sheffield City Council in connection with the Criminal Investigation. Handwritten notes entitled "The Delegation Question" , "Barrier 144 Discussion" and "Advisory Group". Copy of typed Statement of Mark Webster, July 1990 including first draft. File note regarding meeting with West Midlands Police in preparation for interview with Arthur Butler, Building Surveyor, Sheffield City Council in connection with the Criminal Investigation and interview questions, June 1990. Handwritten notes of comments of the draft statement of Arthur Butler. Copy of typed Statement of Arthur Butler, July 1990 including first draft. Documents appended to Statement (Indexed, references AB 1- 14). File note regarding meeting and telephone conversation with West Midlands Police in preparation for interview with David Bownes, Chief Licensing Officer, Sheffield City Council in connection with the Criminal Investigation and interview questions, June 1990. Handwritten notes of comments of the draft statement of David Bownes. Copy of typed Statement of David Bownes, July 1990 including first draft and handwritten. ... more
This File contains the following items: Transcript from Lord Justice Taylor Inquiry of Mr Collins; Hand written notes; Report to Policy Committee by Sheffield City Council Director of Libraries and Information Services on The Libraries Response (May 1989); News Releases from Sheffield City Council; Minutes of meeting of the Officers Working Part (Sheffield District) relating to the proposal of Sheffield Wednesday Football club to construct new turnstiles/ segregation of supporters at Leppings Lane, Hillsborough Football Stadium (18 April 1985); Photocopies of articles and Newspaper cuttings; West Midlands Police document stating the files received from Sheffield City Council Building Surveyor relating to the Hillsborough Football Stadium; City of Sheffield Department of Land and Planning Plan of Hillsborough Football Stadium West Stand Existing plan (15/04/1989); Newspaper cuttings from the Sunday Times.
Items marked File 73C: Witness letter requested for the Coroner, November 1990; Papers relating to Sheffield City Council's role in the Lord Justice Taylor Hillsborough Inquiry, including technical reports, expenditure costs, memorandum, papers relating to the removal of Barrier 124A, Submission to the Taylor Inquiry on behalf of Sheffield City Council (May - July 1989), Memorandum relating Recommendation 31 of the Taylor Final Report (July 1989); Papers, Memorandum, Agendas and Minutes for meeting of the Hillsborough Disaster Co-ordinating Group April - May 1989; Memorandum from City of Sheffield reporting the opening day of the Coroner's Inquest, April 1989; Document Summary Sheet of documentation relating to Sheffield Wednesday Football Club from File No. 4. Key to photographs; Correspondence regarding Review of Football Ground Safety following the Disaster; Letter from Football Association to all County Football Associations requesting report stating any immediate actions to implement changes, 17 April 1989; Local Press Bulletin - Sheffield Libraries, and Itinerary for meeting between representatives from Liverpool City Council and Sheffield City Council regarding visit to Hillsborough on 19 April 1989; Plan of Hillsborough Football Stadium. ... more
This file includes the following items: Plans of Hillsborough Stadium by South Yorkshire County Council, [1989?]. Letter from Home office to London Fire and Civil Defence Authority regarding inspection of premises [not stated], 17th December 1986. Correspondence between Chief and Assistant Chief Fire Officer' Association and Lord Justice Taylor Inquiry regarding arrangements for meeting, November 1989. Handwritten notes regarding turnstiles. Transcript of initial call from Police to Fire Service Control on the 15th April 1989. Correspondence from Chief Fire Officer to members of the South Yorkshire Fire and Civil Defence Authority enclosing extract of the Lord Justice Taylor Interim Report, August 1989. Chief and Assistant Chief Fire Officer' Association Submission to the Lord Justice Taylor Inquiry, including drafts and comments, June 1989 Correspondence between Director of Bochum Fire Service and Harry Wright, Chief Fire Officer, South Yorkshire Fire Service offering condolences for the Disaster, May 1989. Contact prints of Hillsborough Stadium following the Disaster. ... more
File consists of correspondence between South Yorkshire Police and the Hillsborough Scrutiny Team, Wickenworth Pemberton Solicitors (South Yorkshire Police's legal representatives for the Stuart-Smith Scrutiny), the Hillsborough Family Support Group and other general parties. ... more