Published on 30 Oct 2017 Sections ,

Review into deaths in police custody makes more than a hundred recommendations

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

A landmark review into deaths in police custody has made more than a hundred recommendations for sweeping changes including phasing out former police officers from leading investigations – and legal aid for bereaved families.

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the Government was committed to learning lessons  – as the review’s author warned against kicking the report into the long grass.