MP Baroness Butler-Sloss: UK Missbrauchsausschuß-Vorsitzende Richterin schützte pädophilen Bischof – standard.co.uk
MP Baroness Butler-Sloss:
UK Missbrauchsausschuß-Vorsitzende Richterin schützte pädophilen Bischof – standard.co.uk
“It has become apparent over the last few days, however, that there is a widespread perception, particularly among victim and survivor groups, that I am not the right person to chair the inquiry,” she said in a candid statement. “It has also become clear to me that I did not sufficiently consider whether my background and the fact my brother had been attorney general would cause difficulties.”
Lady Butler-Sloss’s resignation was a huge personal blow to her as one of Britain’s most respected legal figures and an expert in the field of child protection. But she was left with little choice after victims and Labour politicians called on her to step aside.
The former High Court judge was named six days ago as head of a Hillsborough-style inquiry into why alleged paedo- phile scandals at the BBC, the health service and politics were not adequately investigated at the time.