21 May 2024

Ex-Post Office company secretary questioned over Horizon scandal

Chief Correspondent

For years, she’s remained silent over what she knew about the wrongful prosecution of subpostmasters.

But tomorrow, the former head of the Post Office, Paula Vennells, will break that silence when she appears at the Horizon IT inquiry.

Today, it was the turn of the company secretary, Alwen Lyons, who was at every board meeting – and party to many secrets after 34 years in an organisation that caused untold suffering for hundreds of subpostmasters.