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The Post Office scandal exposes a second injustice – Westminster is failing us


Sebastian Payne, Onward’s Director, discusses the Post Office Scandal and the impact it has on Westminster in iNews this week.  He writes:

“Throughout this week, a tapestry has unfurled about one of the deepest failings of the British state. Anyone who has watched ITV’s Mr Bates vs The Post Office must share Starmer’s sentiment that the interlocking matrixes of the British establishment are not operating as they should.

This heartbreaking drama brings one of the greatest ever miscarriages of justice back to the fore. The sorry story of over 700 sub-postmasters being prosecuted for fraud thanks to the Post Office’s faulty Horizon computer system is both depressing and rage-inducing. But above all, it highlights the human misery inflicted when the state fails.”

Read the full article here.

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