Polly Dyer

Polly Dyer

Polly is a barrister at QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers. She assisted as a junior member of the inquiry team in the Mid Staffordshire Health Trust public inquiry. She defends and prosecutes criminal cases, with an emphasis on financial crime, and has been instructed in a number of inquests.

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Finding truth but learning lessons?

Quick to establish inquiries, are we getting any better at acting on their recommendations? Tom Kark QC and Polly Dyer consider the efficacy of the modern public inquiry system

With the Grenfell Inquiry now set up, the blood contamination inquiry announced, the lessons learned from Hillsborough to be assimilated and the ongoing lessons being acquired in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, it would seem timely to revisit this area to look at the public/legal value of public inquiries, their scope, usefulness or otherwise. 

29 August 2017
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