Families face shocking injustice over legal aid for inquests, campaigners say
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Families face shocking injustice over legal aid for inquests, campaigners say

Grieving families are facing a “shocking” injustice when trying to get legal aid funding for the inquest of a loved one who died in state care, campaigners claims. Continue reading

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INQUEST responds to IPCC annual statistics for deaths during or following police contact
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INQUEST responds to IPCC annual statistics for deaths during or following police contact

In the financial year 2016/17 the IPCC recorded 14 deaths in or following police custody, 6 police shootings, an increase to 32 deaths relating to police pursuit in road traffic incidents, and 55 apparent suicides following custody. Continue reading