A joint statement by lawyers for both family groups accused the force and the Yorkshire ambulance service of failing to stand by their 2012 apologies for failures, and instead of advancing the old, putrid claims against supporters. Month after month in the bare, wide courtroom, the force’s stance presented apparent institutional backing for the ferocious reheating of misbehaviour allegations, principally performed by John Beggs QC, representing Ch Supt David Duckenfield, and superintendents Roger Marshall and Roger Greenwood.

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