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Since the announcement last week that a fatal accident inquiry is to be held into the Super Puma helicopter crash off Shetland in August 2013, there has been a vociferous response criticising the delay of almost six years, writes Lisa Gregory. While perhaps in the minority, there will be some who wi

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A review of legal aid funding for families involved in fatal accident inquiries has been announced. Community Safety Minister Ash Denham told MSPs that a full consultation would be undertaken before this year's summer recess with a view to introducing a new legal aid bill.

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Families are currently waiting up to eight years for fatal accident inquiries (FAI) to be conducted into the death of a loved one, figures obtained by the Scottish Liberal Democrats have revealed. A freedom of information request submitted by the party to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Servi

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