Policy paper

Investigation into the 'Mouncher and others' trial: terms of reference

Terms of reference for the independent QC-led Investigation into the collapse of the R v 'Mouncher and others' trial in 2011.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



Richard Horwell QC has agreed the terms of reference with the 3 surviving victims of the miscarriage of justice: Stephen Miller, John Actie and Anthony Paris.

He will begin his Investigation on 2 March 2015 and will aim to complete it by Summer 2015.

Richard Horwell is asking for evidence to be submitted to the Investigation for consideration. Evidence should be sent to:


Published 26 February 2015