The Dame Janet Smith Review – wider considerations than Savile, Hall and the BBC

With much news coverage yesterday the long awaited Dame Janet Smith report was published and it did not make easy reading for the BBC, the victims of Savile and Hall nor indeed anyone else. Its cost (stated to be £6-6.5m) understandably caught the headlines as did comments about the lack of ability for this Review to compel people to give evidence, unlike the statutory IICSA. Continue reading