Child sex abuse probe lawyer read about his suspension on the internet
The national probe into child sex abuse has been plunged into fresh controversy after its senior lawyer said he learned of his suspension from the investigation via the internet.
In a fresh blow to the inquiry's credibility, its counsel, Ben Emmerson QC, said no allegations had yet been put to him and he was left to discover his suspension from news reports.
The £100 million probe, which has been d ogged by controversy since it was set up by then Home Secretary Theresa May in 2014, is already on its fourth chairwoman.
However, Home Secretary Amber Rudd insists she retains full confidence in... read more
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