The recent tragic Grenfell House high rise fire in London is raising the possibility that Manslaughter charges may be filed about the safety issues and the use of flammable exterior cladding. The 'official' death toll is currently around 80 souls but volunteer helpers suggest that the true figure is more like 120.. perhaps the official inquiry that is instructed to limit itself to only the events on the day of the fire - will clarify the figures in some 30 years time.
The UK is suffering huge disruption to the usual 'civilized calm' British way of life..
- After 38 years of lies - six people are at last to answer for their part in causing the deaths of 96 innocent soccer fans at Hillsborough.
'Lies, altered statements and extraordinarily bad failures': Charges against four policemen, lawyer and safety officer'
The British Crown Prosecution Service have announced that Hillsborough match Commander David Duckenfield is to be charged with the manslaughter by gross negligence of 95 of the 96 Liverpool FC fans who died at the FA Cup semi-final in 1989 and former Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison has been charged with four counts of misconduct in public office.
Sue Hemming, head of the CPS's special crime division, said former South Yorkshire Police officers Donald Denton and Alan Foster, as well as police force solicitor Peter Metcalf, are charged with doing acts with intent to pervert the course of justice.
The Crown Prosecution Service announced that David Duckenfield is to be charged with the manslaughter by gross negligence of 95 of the 96 Liverpool FC fans who died at the FA Cup semi-final in 1989 and Sir Norman Bettison has been charged with four counts of misconduct in public office.
Former Sheffield Wednesday secretary Graham Mackrell is also charged with three offences relating to health and safety at sports grounds.
- Here in "British" New Zealand - there seems to be concerted and repeated efforts among senior Police officers to not answer questions about recent firearms events and their actions around the published & then withdrawn Police Arms Code.
Check-out recent reports in the Kiwi Gun Blog: Link..
New Zealand Police senior firearms officers might do well to consider that while lying of itself is not an offence - 'misconduct in public office' apparently is a criminal offence.
Transparency International, a Berlin-based anti-corruption organisation, uses World Bank data, the World Economic Forum and other institutions to rank 176 countries by perceived levels of corruption.New Zealand and Denmark were jointly ranked as the two least corrupt nations.