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Jeremy Johnson QC and Robert Cohen act for the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police in Birmingham pub bombings inquest

The inquests into the deaths of the 21 victims of the 1974 Birmingham Pub Bombings resume today. Jeremy Johnson QC and Robert Cohen are acting for the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police. The inquests are expected to last six weeks and are being heard by the former Chief Coroner, Sir Peter Thornton QC, sitting with a jury. In the course of the inquests it is anticipated that the jury will be asked to consider whether or not West Midlands Police had been forewarned of the 1974 bombings.