Hillsborough – one day the truth must be told
My Hillsborough story is far less dramatic than that of thousands of other people who were affected by what happened twenty years ago. But, like so many people, what happened that day has stayed with me ever since, and, probably more than any other event in my life, has shaped me for good and for bad.
2 Could more people have been saved if the response to the disaster had been better co-ordinated?
3 Who removed two CCTV video tapes from the locked control room at Hillsborough on the night of the disaster?
4 Why was nobody identified to have removed them, and what investigation was mounted?
5 Which South Yorkshire police officers worked in the unit that vetted police statements before they went to Taylor and the inquest?
6 Who gave the orders for them to do so and what was the stated intention of those orders?
7 Are the documents lodged by order of the government in the House of Lords library a complete archive of South Yorkshire police's Hillsborough documents?
8 What was Det Supt Stanley Beechey, a former head of the West Midlands serious crime squad, doing on the Hillsborough investigation while he had been placed on "non-operational duties"?
As Margaret Aspinall, whose son, James, died at Hillsborough, said in David Conn's article, "