MP source for The Sun's infamous Hillsborough coverage apologises
THE former MP revealed as one of the sources behind The Sun's controversial coverage of the Hillsborough tragedy said he was "deeply sorry" for his role in the scandal.
THE former MP revealed as one of the sources behind The Sun's controversial coverage of the Hillsborough tragedy said he was \"deeply sorry\" for his role in the scandal.
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But ex-Sheffield MP Sir Irvine Patnick insisted he had been given "wholly inaccurate" information by officers following the 1989 tragedy that claimed the lives of 96 football fans.
His comments follow publication of the Hillsborough Independent Panel, which revealed a cover-up took place to shift the blame from the police response to the victims and that 41 of those who died at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium on April 15, 1989, could have been saved.
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