Press Release: Commissioners report on allegations of police involvement in murder delayed : 11th February 2006
The mother and brother of murdered private investigator Daniel Morgan met the
chairman of the Metropolitan Police Authority, Len Duvall yesterday (10th
February 2006) to discuss the progress of the Metropolitan Polices latest
report on the murder.
On 27th October 2005 the Authority was unanimous in ordering Commissioner Ian Blair to produce a report on the failure of four police inquiries to resolve allegations of police involvement in the murder. At a meeting with the Authority that day, Sir Ian informed the authority that the first inquiry into the murder had been compromised.
After receiving Sir Ians report at the end of January, Len Duvall told the family that he had sent the report back to the Commissioner for further clarification.
The family were told to expect the report by the end of March 2006 at latest.
Len Duvall repeated his undertaking to see the matter to a satisfactory conclusion and renewed his commitment to appointing an independent QC to review the case papers.
Of course were disappointed at the delay said Daniels brother, Alastair, but we held a lengthy discussion with Len. We're reassured that hes exercising sound judgement in this situation. We look forward to reading the clarified report as soon as possible.