Sir Cliff Richard to tell MPs about being sex crimes suspect

Sir Cliff Richard to tell MPs about being sex crimes suspect
 

Singer Sir Cliff Richard will address MPs and peers as part of a campaign to change the law so sex crime suspects are not named unless they are charged.
He will be joined by broadcaster Paul Gambaccini, both of whom were accused of historical offences but told there was insufficient evidence to proceed.
It is proposed the Policing and Crime Bill be amended by the end of the year.
But campaigners for abuse victims say that naming suspects encourages more of those affected to come forward.
Sir Cliff was the subject of a South Yorkshire Police investigation, centred on accusations dating... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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