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Penrose Inquiry explains delays

The secretary to the Penrose Inquiry has responded to accusations of slow progress by issuing an open letter explaining the complexity of the case.

The vast majority of the documents relevant to Lord Penrose&#39s Inquiry into Equitable Life have now been processed by the inquiry team and the interviewing of witnesses has now started, according to the update from the secretary of the Inquiry.

The Inquiry secretary says the process must give all people who are the subject of adverse comment in the report an opportunity to respond to criticisms.

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