Hillsborough disaster: S Yorks Police considering referral to Independent Police Complaints Commission

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SOUTH Yorkshire Police are considering the referral of several issues from the damning Hillsborough disaster report to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

The force is currently reviewing a wide variety of matters raised in the report by the Hillsborough Independent Panel, a statement added this afternoon.

It follows revelations that South Yorkshire Police sought to deflect responsibility for the disaster on to Liverpool fans.

The then chief constable of South Yorkshire Peter Wright and his officers, with the help of local Tory MP Irvine Patnick, sought to cover up the failings, briefing media that drunken, ticketless fans and violence were to blame, it says.

Read the report in full on line - CLICK HERE.