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Pentonville suicide in part due to repeated failures by prison, inquest hears – corporate manslaughter?

An horrific tale of repeated mistakes was revealed at last weeks inquest into a January 2016 suicide at HMP Pentonville.  Basic procedures established following a previous suicide weren’t followed and another person died.  The details are below in a press … Continue reading

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Death at Pentonville Prison should be investigated for corporate manslaughter

I have written to the Borough Commander of Islington Police asking her to investigate whether corporate manslaughter played a role in the recent death at Pentonville Prison. The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide act was extended to cover custody in … Continue reading

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TfL escapes corporate manslaughter charges over 2011 Kings Cross cyclist death

The recent round of inquests into tragic cycling deaths with poor TfL road design in the spotlight prompted me to ask the Crown Prosecution Service for a statement on the accident that tragically killed Deep Lee in Kings Cross two … Continue reading

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TfL ‘assisting police with their enquiries’ and hiding behind their lawyers on Kings Cross corporate manslaughter issues

It’s taken TfL 9 months to decide to hide behind their lawyers in responding to my request for information they hold on corporate manslaughter issues in Kings Cross. But say TfL: ‘the police investigation into the Kings Cross incident you … Continue reading

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Met police apparently investigating TfL for corporate manslaughter

Our campaign to see TfL held to account in the Courts for its mismanagement of the Kings Cross junctions has gone up a notch today – The Times reports today an interview with the Met’s head of traffic death investigation: … Continue reading

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TfL says ‘threat of Corporate Manslaughter charges against TfL’…’unhelpful and inappropriate’

The BBC covered the Kings Cross road safety issues that we’ve been campaigning on.  Our very own Sophie Talbot did a lap of the gyratory with a helmet cam.  I used the excellent Whatdotheyknow website to make a freedom of … Continue reading

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TfL and corporate manslaughter of London cyclists – key issues

In October 2011 a young woman cyclist was killed at a junction in Kings Cross managed by TfL. TfL was aware that the junction was dangerous following a report TfL itself commissioned. TfL was also aware that the junction did not … Continue reading

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Kings Cross cyclist and pedestrian deaths and injuries – corporate manslaughter by TfL?

Local residents have long campaigned for improvement of the dangerous junctions at the York Way, Pentonville, Grays Inn Road intersection.  In February 2008 a number of us took part in a walkabout with TfL-commissioned contractors TRL limited and Living Streets … Continue reading

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