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Northern Ireland victims should be included in new UK legislation on the Post Office scandal, a lawyer representing dozens of subpostmasters has said. The UK government plans to legislate to clear convictions in England and Wales linked to the Horizon IT scandal, said to be the biggest miscarriage o

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The public inquiry into the UK's largest ever miscarriage of justice is examining case studies from Northern Ireland. The Post Office Horizon IT inquiry heard evidence on Friday from Suzanne Winter, a former Post Office investigator involved in the criminal investigation of Belfast subpostmaster Ala

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More potential victims of the Post Office scandal have come forward in Northern Ireland following the airing of a high-profile TV drama on the subject. Michael Madden, director at Belfast firm Madden & Finucane Solicitors, already represents 20 subpostmasters in Northern Ireland and told the&nbs

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A public inquiry into the UK's Horizon IT scandal has amassed enough evidence for police to open a criminal investigation into senior staff at the Post Office, lawyers for the wrongfully convicted postmasters have said. More than 700 sub-postmasters in the UK were falsely prosecuted between 2000 and

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An expert report by a KC on 22 cases prosecuted by the Post Office has been published by the inquiry into the largest miscarriage of justice in UK history. Duncan Atkinson KC’s report, Volumes 2 and 2A, have been released by the Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry. They contain a detailed analysis

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Post Office workers who have had their convictions for theft and false accounting reversed will be offered compensation of £600,000 each, the UK government has said. There are suspicions that evidence from defective accounting software might have influenced approximately 700 prosecutions of br

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A former subpostmaster convicted in connection with the Post Office Horizon scandal has become the first in Northern Ireland to have his conviction quashed. Alan McLaughlin, a subpostmaster in Belfast, was convicted in February 2005 of false accounting offences over an alleged discrepancy of around

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Northern Ireland prosecutors have said they will decide within weeks whether or not to support the quashing of convictions of two people claimed to be victims of the Post Office scandal. The appeals by Alan McLaughlin and Lee Williamson were heard before the Lady Chief Justice, Dame Siobhan Keegan,

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The public inquiry into the wrongful convictions of hundreds of sub-postmasters and mistresses has appealed for more witnesses to come forward after the Post Office confirmed that it will not seek to enforce non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) against them. Though the Post Office had previously applied

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The public inquiry into the wrongful convictions of hundreds of sub-postmasters and mistresses will hear evidence from affected people who live in Northern Ireland next month. More than 700 people were wrongly convicted of false accounting, theft and fraud between 2000 and 2014 due to a fault in the

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English barrister Paul Marshall, who represented some of the victims of the Post Office miscarriage of justice scandal, will deliver a talk at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) in Belfast next month. Mr Marshall will speak on "Failed Justice - how commercial interest displaced the i

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