Jenni Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall, Sue Roberts, ECHO editor Alastair Machray, Sara Williams's children Finlay and Lena, Sara Williams, Danny Gordon (brother of the late Anne Williams) and Steve Kelly Picture: JASON ROBERTS
Yesterday afternoon, hugging bereaved parents like Trevor and Jenni Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall and Barry Devonside, I realised it was the first time in 20 years we'd done so in joy.
Left to right: Jenni Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall, Sue Roberts, ECHO editor Ali
Trevor Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall and Jenni Hicks, left to right, speak to the media as they leave the High Court
GREAT FRIENDS: Andy Burnham with Margaret Aspinall, bottom left, Andy Burnham, then Sports Minister at the 20th anniversary service, bottom right, Jenni Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall & Trevor Hicks at a press conference following the findings of the report
FINALLY: Trevor Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall and Jenni Hicks of the Hillsborough Family Support Group speak to the media after the high court hearing Pictures: GAVIN TRAFFORD
This was welcome news for Trevor Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall and Anne Williams and all Hillsborough colleagues and friends associated with this tragedy.
VINDICATED: Jenni Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall and Trevor Hicks at the press conference in Liverpool Cathedral yesterday REMEMBRANCE: Sheila Coleman of the Hillsborough Justice Campaign with Steve Rotheram MP yesterday A WEIGHT LIFTED: Anne Williams on the steps of St George's Plateau with Lord Mayor Cllr Sharon Sullivan
Bereaved mums Jenni Hicks, Margaret
Aspinall and Pat Joynes had no fears about talking to the ECHO today - after months of secret meetings with politicians and officials in London and, crucially, having now won complete disclosure of all unpublished material.