The person who became the driving force in the campaign for justice for the victims and survivors of the Hillsborough Disaster and its aftermath has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy by Edge Hill University.
Rachael Mutch was only eight years old when she felt a strange sense of panic developing among her Liverpool FC-loving family one Saturday afternoon in 1989.The next thing she remembers is her cousin Karen in a neck collar and a policewoman being in the house.
Dr Howard Davis, Senior Lecturer in Criminology worked as a social worker for Liverpool City Council’s Hillsborough Team between 1989 and 1993. Here he reflects on his experiences and how the Hillsborough disaster relates to his current research
Following the conclusion of the Hillsborough verdicts, Professor Phil Scraton of the Hillsborough Independent Panel has explained his involvement in the long road to justice.