Post Office’s failures “so egregious as to make the prosecution of any of the Horizon cases an affront to the conscience of the court” say appeal judges today. But why no government inquiry?

By Tony Collins The Court of Appeal has today quashed the convictions of 39 business people who ran or worked in branch post offices and became victims of miscarriages of justice on an unprecedented scale. Three appeal judges spoke of the “human cost and consequences” of the prosecutions. The sub-postmasters and sub-mistresses were wrongly blamed […]

Post Office’s failures “so egregious as to make the prosecution of any of the Horizon cases an affront to the conscience of the court” say appeal judges today. But why no government inquiry?

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