Disclosure failures by Post Office undermine private prosecution system
Post Office was advised in 2013 that shredding evidence of computer defects could be conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
The successful appeals today of 39 former Post Office staff after they were wrongly prosecuted by their employer have raised new concerns about the system of private prosecutions in England and Wales.
It’s seen as the biggest miscarriage of justice in England and Wales to be put right in a single ruling.
The 39 sub-postmasters and sub-postmistresses — ref…