CPS has decided not to take over the private prosecution; also included is a copy of the press release and briefing for the Director of Public Prosecutions

Unique ID: CPS000001260001
Contributor reference: FA/2669/01
Date(s): 18 December 1998
Name(s) of the deceased:
Person(s) involved: Chief Inspector Norman Bettison; Assistant Chief Constable Ian Daines; Chief Constable Geoffrey Dear; Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield; Mr Jim Howe; Superintendent Bernard Murray; Mr Don Page; Chief Constable Leslie Sharp; Police Constable Peter Smith; Lord Justice Murray Stuart-Smith; Dr Ed Walker; Dr Iain West; and Mr Stephen Wooler.
Organisation(s) involved: Crown Prosecution Service (CPS); Hammond Suddards; Hillsborough Family Support Group; Home Office; Merseyside Police; South Yorkshire Police; and West Midlands 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