Azelle Rodney Inquiry

Azelle Rodney died in North London on 30 April 2005 following an operation by the Metropolitan Police.  On 30 March 2010, the Government announced its intention to establish an inquiry under the Inquiries Act 2005 to investigate Azelle Rodney’s  death. The statement indicated that there would be a further announcement naming the Chair of the Inquiry, and the Terms of Reference.

On 10 June, a further statement to Parliament announced that Sir Christopher Holland, a retired High Court judge, had agreed to chair the Inquiry. The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry were also announced:

‘To ascertain by inquiring how, where and in what circumstances Azelle Rodney came by his death on 30 April 2005 and then to make any such recommendations as may seem appropriate.’

What's new

  • Oral Hearings Dates

    07 October 2011
    The Chairman has directed a hearing will take place on 9 January 2012 to consider further directions and rulings. The full oral hearings in the Azelle Rodney Inquiry will commence on 3 September 2012.

  • Requests to potential witnesses

    06 June 2011
    The Inquiry is in the process of contacting a large number of potential witnesses with a view to them assisting the Inquiry.

  • Attorney General's Undertaking

    06 April 2011
    The Attorney General has provided an undertaking to witnesses about the way prosecuting authorities may use the evidence they give to the Inquiry.

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