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Prosecutors To Set Up Panel To Avoid Another Jimmy Savile Scandal

Wednesday, March 6th 2013 00:00

The panel will review historic allegations where decisions were made not to prosecute

The way police and prosecutors deal with accusations of child sex abuse is to be transformed.

All existing policy in England and Wales will be scrapped and a new approach put in place.

The Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer says we can't allow another Jimmy Savile type scandal

Starmer is helping draw up the new guidelines to help convince victims they will be taken seriously.

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