New Director of Public Prosecutions, David Calvert-Smith QC, will not be involved in the decision to take over the private prosecution or not, because of his previous involvement in the case

Unique ID: CPS000001150001
Contributor reference: FA/2669/01
Date(s): 29 October 1998
Name(s) of the deceased:
Person(s) involved: Inspector Clive Calvert; Chief Constable Geoffrey Dear; Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield; Dr Wilfred Eastwood; Mr Jim Howe; Mr Peter Metcalf; Superintendent Bernard Murray; Police Constable Peter Smith; Dr Ed Walker; and Dr Iain West.
Organisation(s) involved: Crown Prosecution Service (CPS); Hammond Suddards; Hillsborough Family Support Group; and South Yorkshire Police.
Contributor: Crown Prosecution Service
Folder title: Documents provided by CPS
Sub-folder title: CPS review notes relating to private prosecution brought by HFSG including correspondence from July 1998-Jan 1999 with police; DPP private office; defence solicitors; HFSG; Hammond Suddard solicitors; Treasury Solicitors (items 1-178)
Original format: Paper