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Challenge to ‘unlawful’ bar on Sargeant family questioning witnesses


The Times, 16/01/2019

An inquiry into the handling of the case was launched under the chairmanship of Paul Bowen, QC. Mr Sargeant's widow, Bernie Sargeant, has brought judicial review proceedings to decisions around that inquiry. Her lawyers claim that "unlawful" decisions were taken regarding the inquiry's protocol by the former first minister of Wales and the permanent secretary to the Welsh government.