Foyles Bookstore has kindly agreed to host the launch of from Hillsborough to Lambeth on 17 January 2013. More information can be found here. We look forward to meeting you there.
On 04 January 2013, Michael Bird and Brian Pead visited Southend Police Station, which comes under the jurisdiction of Essex Police. The Duty Officer at the front desk at 20:00 was J. Palmer (collar number CCA 7378). She presented as professional and helpful. Ms Palmer was presented with an Open Letter addressed to the Chief Constable of Essex Police: SOUTHEND POLICE 4 JANUARY 2013 – Copy The Chief Constable of Essex is Mr Jim Barker-McCardle. He has resigned from his post before the end of his contract. Mr Bird and Mr Pead – authors of from Hillsborough to Lambeth – presented a copy of the book to Mr Barker-McCardle. To ensure that the book was not seen as a gift to the Chief Constable, the authors entered the book as evidence in a criminal investigation, together with an Open Letter to the Chief Constable, which is produced here. The authors referred Mr Barker-McCardle to pages 465-466. These two pages draw the attention of the reader to criminal activities (such as perverting the course of justice) by some Lambeth employees and … Continue reading
Today, Michael Bird received the following email from Alex Passman, the lawyer who had assisted Brian Pead on 19 April 2007. The email read: 03 January 2013 19:44:58 To: Invenire Press Dear Michael Thank you for your email. I have received the book and I agree that the sections in which I am mentioned gives an accurate description of the events. Regards Alex Passman