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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 ]
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1 month ago
London

Post Office Horizon IT inquiry: Paula Vennells to be questioned by lawyers representing victims live

The Post Office Horizon IT inquiry at Aldwych House in London is investigating the wrongful prosecution of over 700 subpostmasters between 1999 and 2015 due to faulty systems. [ 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
5 months ago
UK news

Post office investigators were set targets' for recovering money from postmasters

Former Post Office investigator reveals he was given a target to recover money from accused subpostmasters
MPs send letters requesting information on public sector contracts awarded to Fujitsu
Post Office investigator felt under pressure due to mounting backlogs [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office gaslighted me and turned me into a basket case for years', says victim

Former subpostmaster accuses Post Office of gaslighting and turning her into a 'basket case'
Subpostmaster criticizes red tape and bureaucracy in Horizon scandal compensation schemes [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Subpostmaster says he used his mother's life savings to pay 20k Post Office debt

Former subpostmaster used mother's life savings to pay the Post Office after false accusations
Rishi Sunak plans new legislation to clear the names of wrongfully convicted subpostmasters [ 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.theguardian.com
1 month ago
London

Post Office Horizon IT inquiry: Paula Vennells to be questioned by lawyers representing victims live

The Post Office Horizon IT inquiry at Aldwych House in London is investigating the wrongful prosecution of over 700 subpostmasters between 1999 and 2015 due to faulty systems. [ 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
5 months ago
UK news

Post office investigators were set targets' for recovering money from postmasters

Former Post Office investigator reveals he was given a target to recover money from accused subpostmasters
MPs send letters requesting information on public sector contracts awarded to Fujitsu
Post Office investigator felt under pressure due to mounting backlogs [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office gaslighted me and turned me into a basket case for years', says victim

Former subpostmaster accuses Post Office of gaslighting and turning her into a 'basket case'
Subpostmaster criticizes red tape and bureaucracy in Horizon scandal compensation schemes [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Subpostmaster says he used his mother's life savings to pay 20k Post Office debt

Former subpostmaster used mother's life savings to pay the Post Office after false accusations
Rishi Sunak plans new legislation to clear the names of wrongfully convicted subpostmasters [ more ]
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#paula-vennells
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
New York City

Paula Vennells shown damning text from ex-Royal Mail chief: I think you knew'

Paula Vennells faces accusation of knowing about flaws in Horizon IT system used by the Post Office. [ 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
3 months ago
UK news

Paula Vennells seen in public for first time after Post Office secret tapes revealed

Paula Vennells allegedly aware of covert operations at Post Office prior to appearing in parliament.
Former Post Office boss denied knowledge of remote access to Horizon system. [ 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
6 months ago
UK news

Ex-Post Office boss Paula Vennells hands back CBE after Horizon scandal uproar

Former Post Office boss Paula Vennells is returning her CBE over her handling of the Horizon IT scandal.
Over 700 Post Office branch managers were wrongfully convicted due to faulty accounting software, leading to calls for Vennells to give up her CBE. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
New York City

Paula Vennells shown damning text from ex-Royal Mail chief: I think you knew'

Paula Vennells faces accusation of knowing about flaws in Horizon IT system used by the Post Office. [ 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
3 months ago
UK news

Paula Vennells seen in public for first time after Post Office secret tapes revealed

Paula Vennells allegedly aware of covert operations at Post Office prior to appearing in parliament.
Former Post Office boss denied knowledge of remote access to Horizon system. [ 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
6 months ago
UK news

Ex-Post Office boss Paula Vennells hands back CBE after Horizon scandal uproar

Former Post Office boss Paula Vennells is returning her CBE over her handling of the Horizon IT scandal.
Over 700 Post Office branch managers were wrongfully convicted due to faulty accounting software, leading to calls for Vennells to give up her CBE. [ more ]
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2 months ago
Business

Post Office saw a record 3.48 billion in withdrawals and deposits

The Post Office saw record cash withdrawals and deposits, highlighting the importance of its services in providing access to cash for customers and businesses. [ more ]
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2 months ago
California

Imperial County Community Fights For Local Post Office To Be Rebuilt | KQED

Northern Imperial County town Niland lost post office in fire, residents still fighting to reopen. California officials withholding heat regulations cost details for prison workers. [ more ]
#horizon-it-scandal
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 ]
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 ]
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

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 ]
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 ]
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
3 months ago
UK news

Post Office manager sorry for celebrating after pregnant subpostmistress was jailed

Former Post Office managing director acknowledges causing distress by celebrating pregnant subpostmistress's conviction.
Insight into former Post Office managing director's perspective during Horizon IT inquiry. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Post Office were after me one way or another, says Alan Bates

Alan Bates felt targeted and silenced by the Post Office for 23 years.
He believed the termination of his contract without reason was part of the Post Office's agenda to silence him. [ more ]
#horizon-scandal
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Those responsible for the Horizon scandal should go to jail', says Kevin Hollinrake

The Post Office minister demands jail time for those behind the Horizon scandal.
Former subpostmaster Alan Bates set to provide evidence at the ongoing Horizon inquiry. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Post Office manager who helped convict sub-postmasters is now handling compensation

Caroline Richards, who played a role in wrongfully convicting a sub-postmistress during the Horizon scandal, now handles victims' compensation claims.
Post Office minister Kevin Hollinrake has introduced legislation to overturn the wrongful convictions of hundreds of sub-postmasters. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Watch live as Post Office inquiry hears closing statements for Phase 4

Three former subpostmasters had their convictions quashed, bringing the total number of overturned convictions to 100.
Faulty Horizon accounting software led to hundreds of prosecutions of Post Office branch managers. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
UK politics

Must be 'specific reasons' for Post Office chair removal - Labour asks what

The government needs to explain why it sacked the chairman of the Post Office.
The ousted chairman, Henry Staunton, wasn't in post during the Horizon scandal, so there must be specific reasons for his removal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Postmaster who suffered mental health breakdown sends message to Rishi Sunak

A former postmaster who suffered a mental health breakdown after being accused of theft is calling for closure and accountability
Post Office minister Kevin Hollinrake supports prosecuting and imprisoning those responsible for the Horizon scandal [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Ed Davey facing general election challenge from former Post Office worker

Former Post Office worker challenges Liberal Democrat leader in his constituency over the Horizon scandal.
Accusations that Sir Ed Davey did not ask the right questions and refused to meet with affected sub-postmasters. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Those responsible for the Horizon scandal should go to jail', says Kevin Hollinrake

The Post Office minister demands jail time for those behind the Horizon scandal.
Former subpostmaster Alan Bates set to provide evidence at the ongoing Horizon inquiry. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Post Office manager who helped convict sub-postmasters is now handling compensation

Caroline Richards, who played a role in wrongfully convicting a sub-postmistress during the Horizon scandal, now handles victims' compensation claims.
Post Office minister Kevin Hollinrake has introduced legislation to overturn the wrongful convictions of hundreds of sub-postmasters. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Watch live as Post Office inquiry hears closing statements for Phase 4

Three former subpostmasters had their convictions quashed, bringing the total number of overturned convictions to 100.
Faulty Horizon accounting software led to hundreds of prosecutions of Post Office branch managers. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
UK politics

Must be 'specific reasons' for Post Office chair removal - Labour asks what

The government needs to explain why it sacked the chairman of the Post Office.
The ousted chairman, Henry Staunton, wasn't in post during the Horizon scandal, so there must be specific reasons for his removal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Postmaster who suffered mental health breakdown sends message to Rishi Sunak

A former postmaster who suffered a mental health breakdown after being accused of theft is calling for closure and accountability
Post Office minister Kevin Hollinrake supports prosecuting and imprisoning those responsible for the Horizon scandal [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Ed Davey facing general election challenge from former Post Office worker

Former Post Office worker challenges Liberal Democrat leader in his constituency over the Horizon scandal.
Accusations that Sir Ed Davey did not ask the right questions and refused to meet with affected sub-postmasters. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Warning after people fined because they used Royal Mail stamps

Royal Mail investigating claims of wrongly fined people over stamps
Allegedly fake stamps bought from Royal Mail directly causing confusion and concerns
Royal Mail using barcoded system with security features to reduce stamp fraud [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Major Tory donor handed lucrative government contract to advise Post Office

Major Tory donor's firm received lucrative government contracts for advising Post Office.
Concerns raised about cronyism in government contract awarding process. [ more ]
#compensation
BBC News
4 months ago
UK politics

PM challenged to repeat Badenoch's Post Office claims

Keir Starmer challenges Rishi Sunak on Post Office compensation issue
Government emphasizes steps taken for compensation and justice [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
London

Horizon scandal: Five short-changed postmasters to get full compensation

Former sub-postmasters whose convictions were overturned will receive full compensation.
The Post Office initially offered a lower sum due to not considering evidence about Horizon software as essential. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office chasing sub-postmistress for payment

Sub-postmistress facing loss of home and business due to Horizon system issues
Post Office still pursuing shortfall payments from affected sub-postmistresses [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Fujitsu employees give evidence in Post Office scandal Horizon IT inquiry

Fujitsu employees will give evidence in the Post Office scandal Horizon IT inquiry.
The Commons' Business and Trade Committee will focus on providing compensation to victims of the Horizon scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Rishi Sunak must now compensate infected blood scandal victims, politicians demand

Rishi Sunak urged to address other injustices after exonerating wrongly convicted postmasters
Calls for compensation to victims of the infected blood scandal [ more ]
BBC News
4 months ago
UK politics

PM challenged to repeat Badenoch's Post Office claims

Keir Starmer challenges Rishi Sunak on Post Office compensation issue
Government emphasizes steps taken for compensation and justice [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
London

Horizon scandal: Five short-changed postmasters to get full compensation

Former sub-postmasters whose convictions were overturned will receive full compensation.
The Post Office initially offered a lower sum due to not considering evidence about Horizon software as essential. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office chasing sub-postmistress for payment

Sub-postmistress facing loss of home and business due to Horizon system issues
Post Office still pursuing shortfall payments from affected sub-postmistresses [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Watch live: Fujitsu employees give evidence in Post Office scandal Horizon IT inquiry

Fujitsu employees will give evidence in the Post Office scandal Horizon IT inquiry.
The Commons' Business and Trade Committee will focus on providing compensation to victims of the Horizon scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Rishi Sunak must now compensate infected blood scandal victims, politicians demand

Rishi Sunak urged to address other injustices after exonerating wrongly convicted postmasters
Calls for compensation to victims of the infected blood scandal [ more ]
morecompensation
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Cameron government knew secret Post Office probe was ditched

Post Office dropped internal investigation into Horizon system
700 postmasters prosecuted by Post Office due to faulty Horizon software
Delays in compensating postmasters despite quashed convictions [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
UK politics

Post Office 'secrecy must end' says Labour

Faith in the government is at risk due to scandals
Issues with Post Office highlight need for oversight [ more ]
#horizon-it-system
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Cameron coalition government knew Post Office chiefs covered up computer scandal'

Post Office chiefs secretly ditched forensic accountants who found problems in the Horizon IT system.
Former Post Office minister Jo Swinson reiterated the independent role of Second Sight in a parliamentary question in 2014 on the Horizon IT scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office investigator tells inquiry: I was not technically minded'

Post Office investigator denies claims of behaving like Mafia gangsters
Witness statement states lack of technical knowledge [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Cameron coalition government knew Post Office chiefs covered up computer scandal'

Post Office chiefs secretly ditched forensic accountants who found problems in the Horizon IT system.
Former Post Office minister Jo Swinson reiterated the independent role of Second Sight in a parliamentary question in 2014 on the Horizon IT scandal. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office investigator tells inquiry: I was not technically minded'

Post Office investigator denies claims of behaving like Mafia gangsters
Witness statement states lack of technical knowledge [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Post Office investigator denies behaving like Mafia gangster' over Horizon scandal

Post Office investigator denies claims of behaving like Mafia gangsters in collecting bounties from subpostmaster victims.
Investigator refutes allegations of bullying and lying made against him by witness Jacqueline McDonald. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Ignored' IT expert claims he warned Post Office of Horizon flaws 20 years ago

IT expert warned Post Office of flaws in Horizon scheme 20 years ago
Over 700 sub-postmasters were wrongly convicted of fraud and theft due to faults in the software. [ more ]
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