9 Apr 2024

Post Office Inquiry: Alan Bates delivers brutal assessment of bosses

Chief Correspondent

Today was the moment for the real Alan Bates to stand up, as he was sworn in at the Horizon inquiry, delivering a brutal assessment of the Post Office bosses who hounded him and his colleagues, then tried to cover it up.

But perhaps the most damning thing to come out of today – the accusation from the inquiry’s chair that even now the Post Office seems to be attempting to obstruct the entire process.