source: The Guardian
published: 2 July 2017
The home secretary has been accused of sitting on a report from a critical inquiry into deaths in police custody.
A coalition of community and human rights groups want Amber Rudd to announce when the report will be published and say why it has been delayed.
The report was due to be completed last summer. The Home Office has not given a date for its release.
The review was set up by Theresa May while she was home secretary and announced after the Conservative election victory of 2015. May believed that the criminal justice system made it too hard for people whose loved ones had died in police custody to get answers.
The review was also meant to examine whether ethnic minority people suffered more.