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Grenfell survivors left ‘in limbo’ as police say no charges until 2021

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I would be interested to read any legal opinions on the proposed timescale of the trials for Grenfell. I thought it was normal for prosecutions raised by the Police to take preference over any made by the HSE. In this case the 2 stage inquiry is apparently taking preference over both. I can understand how the Police want to make sure that they have the strongest chance of any prosecution to avoid problems in any trial later but I can also understand some people's frustrations and fears of a cover-up or white-wash. Even in the case of a case raised by the HSE, my recollection is that it can be up to 4 years between an incident happening and the outcome of a prosecution regarding it being known.

Posted date

8 March, 2019

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8:56 am

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