9 Jan 2024

Former Post Office boss hands back CBE as government considers overturning convictions

Political Editor

The former Post Office boss Paula Vennells has handed back her CBE, saying she’s truly sorry for the devastation caused to the victims of the Horizon scandal.

Meanwhile the Government says it’s urgently working on a way to clear the names of hundreds of former subpostmasters and postmistresses who were wrongly convicted – and speeding up their compensation.