Hillsborough Law: People of Liverpool say ‘we can’t have cover ups like that again’

WATCH: We hit the streets of Liverpool to find out your thoughts on renewed calls for a Hillsborough Law following the broadcast of Anne.

Bereaved families, former prime ministers and a host of high-profile public figures came together on Friday for a ‘Hillsborough Law Now’ event broadcast live on Facebook.

This comes after the powerful ITV drama “Anne”, which tells the story of Anne Williams’ fight for justice for her son Kevin.

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Dr Anne Eyre from the Hillsborough Survivors Support Alliance told LiverpoolWorld: “Until you watch programmes like Anne, you might think, why would we need a law that requires people to tell the truth in court - the duty of candour - sadly, we need it.”

Hillsborough Law will require public bodies to tell the truth during all forms of public inquiry and criminal investigation. It will ensure parity of funding for bereaved families after state-related deaths with the public bodies like the police, NHS Trusts and local authorities.

Here’s what you had to say....

‘You can't have cover ups like that again’

Glyn tells us why he’s in support of the new Hillsborough Law

Glyn says he's in favour of the Hillsborough Law: "You can't have cover ups like that again - not with so many people dying as well."

‘I think it supports everybody in the end’

Linda tells us why she’s in support of the new Hillsborough Law

Linda says: "I do support it. I think it supports everybody in the end. The way they were treated in Hillsborough afterwards is. I can't find the words to describe it, really."

‘It’s sad that as a country, we need a law’

Paul tells us why he’s in support of the new Hillsborough Law

Paul, who’s in favour of the law, said: "I think it's pretty sad really that as a country, we need a law. After Hillsborough and everything that's gone on for the past ten years and maybe previous to that, that we actually need a law to enforce people who we trust to tell the truth.”