Following the ruling to quash the inquest of Ella Kissi-Debrah and grant a new one Ella’s mother Rosamund released this statement: “I am absolutely delighted by today’s ruling and look forward to finally getting the truth about Ella’s death.
In order to make sure this second inquest is as comprehensive as possible I need the very best legal representation.
This isn’t just about Ella. Air pollution causes around 40,000 premature deaths per year in the UK, and levels of nitrogen dioxide have been illegally high since 2010 in the vast majority of urban areas in the UK.
The Attorney General has moved to quash the inquest of a nine-year-old girl whose deathmay be linked to illegal levels of air pollution. Ella Kissi-Debrah, who lived by the congested South Circular Road in Lewisham, London. died in February 2013 after three years of seizures and 27 visits to hospital for asthma attacks. An expert last year… Read more
After more than 23 weeks of waiting the Attorney General has given his decision. He WILL allow an application for a fresh inquest into the death from asthma of Ella. The decision has now paved the way for a new inquest to determine whether “unlawfully high levels of air pollution” were partially the cause of… Read more
The Ella Roberta Festive Concert is an annual event that takes place in St Swithun’s Church which Ella attended throughout her short life. Local musicians volunteer their time, their talent to put on a fantastic event in Ella’s Memory to raise funds in her memory. Ella’s charity continues to fund new asthma research, raises awareness… Read more