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Watch reside as Sir Michael Hodgkinson – former chair of Post Office Ltd and former senior non-executive director of Royal Mail Holdings plc – offers proof to the Post Office Horizon IT inquiry on Thursday 11 April.

He shall be talking after the inquiry was proven yesterday letters from former Post Office chief govt Paula Vennells defending the Horizon system.

Ms Vennells instructed “temptation” for subpostmasters to borrow cash from tills was an issue and never the Horizon system.

The probe into the scandal was instructed how she made a “false statement” in a letter to former Conservative MP Oliver Letwin by saying that courts present in favour of the Post Office “in every instance” when prosecuting subpostmasters for theft or false accounting.

The inquiry was proven minutes of a gathering between Ms Vennells, former chair Alice Perkins and MPs equivalent to Lord Arbuthnot – who testified yesterday – through which she claimed a small variety of subpostmasters had been “borrowing” cash from the tills.

Lord Arbuthnot additionally stated he was not happy with the “brush-off” response he acquired from Ms Vennells after he raised considerations over subpostmaster complaints concerning the Horizon system.