News and Views

  • The All Party Parliamentary Group on Miscarriages of Justice held a meeting on 5th February.    Barry Sheerman MP, Chair, announced that a Commission is to be set up to investigate, take evidence, and receive submissions etc.  At the end of a lively meeting with presentations by Lucy Powell MP on JENGbA, and an appeals solicitor, the Chair asked for help and information from families and support groups, so that the APPG can feed evidence through to the government.  Click on the report tab for a full account of the meeting.
  • Support groups learn to work together: before the 9 January APPG meeting, there was an informal meeting of a number of support groups: PPMI, MoJO Scotland, FASO, JENGbA, Innovation for Justice and BFMS.  Ways of working together were discussed.
  • Inside Time article published: an article summarising the results of 200 replies to our questionnaire has been published in Inside Time.  You can find it on their website, August edition, p.22. 
  • Networking event, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 6 September, 2019.  12.00 – 4.00.  The event is organised by easyjail.co.uk and is for anybody affected by miscarriages of justice.  For further information go to http://www.easyjail.co.uk/events .