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www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
New York City

Ex-Post Office boss booed by subpostmasters for saying cases bored her

Former Post Office boss Paula Vennells faced backlash for dismissing subpostmasters' injustice as hype and human interest. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
New York City

Paula Vennells accused of asking team to dig into' dead man's records

Paula Vennells requested team to investigate Martin Griffiths' records after suicide, raising concerns about mental health and family issues. [ more ]
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2 months ago
New York City

Paula Vennells refused to quit 50,000-a-year NHS role' after Horizon scandal broke

Paula Vennells resisted resigning as NHS trust chairman amidst Post Office scandal, finally stepping down after a threat from a director. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
New York City

Former Post Office boss Vennells heading into corner where there is no way out'

Paula Vennells is facing criticism and pressure to apologize and address the Horizon IT scandal, involving false accusations and miscarriages of justice at the Post Office. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

May government pushed for Paula Vennells CBE despite concerns over Post Office role'

Theresa May's government pushed through a CBE for Paula Vennells despite concerns over her role in the Horizon IT scandal.
At least one member of the honours committee questioned plans to award Vennells a CBE amid growing outrage at the scandal. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
UK politics

Keir Starmer denies he knew CPS was prosecuting post office operators

Keir Starmer denies knowledge of prosecutions in the Horizon IT scandal while he was Director of Public Prosecutions.
Pressure mounts for former Post Office boss Paula Vennells to return £3 million in bonuses earned during her tenure. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
New York City

Ex-Post Office boss booed by subpostmasters for saying cases bored her

Former Post Office boss Paula Vennells faced backlash for dismissing subpostmasters' injustice as hype and human interest. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
New York City

Paula Vennells accused of asking team to dig into' dead man's records

Paula Vennells requested team to investigate Martin Griffiths' records after suicide, raising concerns about mental health and family issues. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
New York City

Paula Vennells refused to quit 50,000-a-year NHS role' after Horizon scandal broke

Paula Vennells resisted resigning as NHS trust chairman amidst Post Office scandal, finally stepping down after a threat from a director. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
New York City

Former Post Office boss Vennells heading into corner where there is no way out'

Paula Vennells is facing criticism and pressure to apologize and address the Horizon IT scandal, involving false accusations and miscarriages of justice at the Post Office. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

May government pushed for Paula Vennells CBE despite concerns over Post Office role'

Theresa May's government pushed through a CBE for Paula Vennells despite concerns over her role in the Horizon IT scandal.
At least one member of the honours committee questioned plans to award Vennells a CBE amid growing outrage at the scandal. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
UK politics

Keir Starmer denies he knew CPS was prosecuting post office operators

Keir Starmer denies knowledge of prosecutions in the Horizon IT scandal while he was Director of Public Prosecutions.
Pressure mounts for former Post Office boss Paula Vennells to return £3 million in bonuses earned during her tenure. [ more ]
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#compensation
Theregister
2 months ago
EU data protection

Bill to exonerate Post Office managers advances

The UK government is taking steps to exonerate wrongfully convicted Post Office managers involved in the Horizon IT scandal and compensate them. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Post Office scandal victim in limbo' after government misses compensation deadline

Victim of Horizon IT scandal accuses Rishi Sunak of empty promises after missing compensation offer deadline.
Deirdre Connolly faced financial devastation and uncertainty after being wrongly accused in the Post Office scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Fujitsu engineer claims he can't remember' IT software in Post Office inquiry

Fujitsu engineer admits to not remembering IT software used in Post Office Horizon scandal
Inquiry focuses on providing compensation to victims of the scandal [ more ]
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6 months ago
UK news

Post Office hero Alan Bates hails new law to quash postmaster convictions

Former subpostmaster Alan Bates, who fought for justice for victims of the Horizon IT scandal, welcomes new government plans to exonerate them.
The government has also announced an upfront payment of £75,000 in compensation for affected victims. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Sunak announces new legislation to swiftly exonerate' Post Office victims

New law to exonerate branch managers affected by the Horizon IT scandal
Hundreds of subpostmasters were wrongly convicted based on flawed IT system [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Sunak faces Starmer at PMQs as Post Office scandal dominates headlines

The Post Office scandal is expected to be a major topic of discussion during Prime Minister's Questions.
The government is close to announcing how it will clear the names of those wrongly convicted in the Horizon IT scandal. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
EU data protection

Bill to exonerate Post Office managers advances

The UK government is taking steps to exonerate wrongfully convicted Post Office managers involved in the Horizon IT scandal and compensate them. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Post Office scandal victim in limbo' after government misses compensation deadline

Victim of Horizon IT scandal accuses Rishi Sunak of empty promises after missing compensation offer deadline.
Deirdre Connolly faced financial devastation and uncertainty after being wrongly accused in the Post Office scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Fujitsu engineer claims he can't remember' IT software in Post Office inquiry

Fujitsu engineer admits to not remembering IT software used in Post Office Horizon scandal
Inquiry focuses on providing compensation to victims of the scandal [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office hero Alan Bates hails new law to quash postmaster convictions

Former subpostmaster Alan Bates, who fought for justice for victims of the Horizon IT scandal, welcomes new government plans to exonerate them.
The government has also announced an upfront payment of £75,000 in compensation for affected victims. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Sunak announces new legislation to swiftly exonerate' Post Office victims

New law to exonerate branch managers affected by the Horizon IT scandal
Hundreds of subpostmasters were wrongly convicted based on flawed IT system [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Sunak faces Starmer at PMQs as Post Office scandal dominates headlines

The Post Office scandal is expected to be a major topic of discussion during Prime Minister's Questions.
The government is close to announcing how it will clear the names of those wrongly convicted in the Horizon IT scandal. [ more ]
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#post-office
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Former Post Office boss offers personal apology to victims of Horizon scandal

Former managing director of the Post Office, Alan Cook, personally apologizes for his role in the Horizon IT scandal and expresses sympathies towards affected subpostmasters and their families. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Ex-Post Office boss says he didn't realise company prosecuted own staff

Former Post Office boss unaware of prosecution power in Horizon IT scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Law to exonerate subpostmasters who have had their lives torn apart introduced

Law introduced to clear subpostmasters' wrongful convictions
Interim payment and final offer for overturned convictions [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Post office should be sold for 1, wronged postmaster Alan Bates tells MPs

The Post Office is suggested to be sold off to Amazon for better network development.
Compensation and justice processes for sub-postmasters affected by the Horizon IT scandal are criticized for being inadequate. [ more ]
The Conversation
6 months ago
Marketing

Post Office will struggle to rebuild brand trust - as Boeing and Facebook scandals show

The Post Office has faced a significant loss of trust following the Horizon IT Scandal.
Building and rebuilding brand trust is crucial for businesses. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office victim cries during TV interview as she relives mental health breakdown

The Post Office Horizon IT scandal led to a mental health breakdown for one victim, as portrayed in the drama Mr Bates vs the Post Office.
The victim attempted suicide and ended up in the hospital as a result of the distress and pressure from the scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Former Post Office boss offers personal apology to victims of Horizon scandal

Former managing director of the Post Office, Alan Cook, personally apologizes for his role in the Horizon IT scandal and expresses sympathies towards affected subpostmasters and their families. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Ex-Post Office boss says he didn't realise company prosecuted own staff

Former Post Office boss unaware of prosecution power in Horizon IT scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Law to exonerate subpostmasters who have had their lives torn apart introduced

Law introduced to clear subpostmasters' wrongful convictions
Interim payment and final offer for overturned convictions [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Post office should be sold for 1, wronged postmaster Alan Bates tells MPs

The Post Office is suggested to be sold off to Amazon for better network development.
Compensation and justice processes for sub-postmasters affected by the Horizon IT scandal are criticized for being inadequate. [ more ]
The Conversation
6 months ago
Marketing

Post Office will struggle to rebuild brand trust - as Boeing and Facebook scandals show

The Post Office has faced a significant loss of trust following the Horizon IT Scandal.
Building and rebuilding brand trust is crucial for businesses. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office victim cries during TV interview as she relives mental health breakdown

The Post Office Horizon IT scandal led to a mental health breakdown for one victim, as portrayed in the drama Mr Bates vs the Post Office.
The victim attempted suicide and ended up in the hospital as a result of the distress and pressure from the scandal. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

No-one has been told to slow down compensation, Post Office chief says

Post Office CEO denies slowing down compensation for Horizon IT scandal victims.
New claims for financial redress by Post Office following ITV series. [ more ]
#subpostmasters
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Alan Bates and Ex-Post Office chairman appear before inquiry

Over 700 subpostmasters faced criminal convictions due to faulty Horizon IT system
Witnesses like Alan Bates and Henry Staunton discuss progress on redress for scandal victims at the inquiry. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Ministers in crunch talks with judges to overturn Horizon convictions

Justice Secretary Alex Chalk is holding talks with judges to expedite clearing the names of wrongfully convicted subpostmasters in the Horizon IT scandal.
The government is considering ways to overturn more convictions, potentially through legislation, and intends to resolve the issue quickly.
The discussions and potential solution could be announced by the end of the week. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Alan Bates and Ex-Post Office chairman appear before inquiry

Over 700 subpostmasters faced criminal convictions due to faulty Horizon IT system
Witnesses like Alan Bates and Henry Staunton discuss progress on redress for scandal victims at the inquiry. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Ministers in crunch talks with judges to overturn Horizon convictions

Justice Secretary Alex Chalk is holding talks with judges to expedite clearing the names of wrongfully convicted subpostmasters in the Horizon IT scandal.
The government is considering ways to overturn more convictions, potentially through legislation, and intends to resolve the issue quickly.
The discussions and potential solution could be announced by the end of the week. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office scandal victims confront minister in heated exchange: It's a cop-out'

Victims of the Post Office scandal confronted Post Office minister Kevin Hollinrake over the government's response to the Horizon IT scandal.
The victims accused the government of a cop-out and doing nothing to help with the scandal.
An announcement on the Horizon scandal is expected soon, with the consideration of an emergency bill to overturn all 800 Horizon scandal convictions at once. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Ex-Post Office boss urged to tell truth about Horizon over after returning CBE

Paul Vennells returns her CBE amidst public pressure
Questions remain about Vennells' role in the Horizon IT scandal [ more ]
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