Savile lawyers would 'make mincemeat' of alleged victim
An alleged victim of Savile says she was told by police in 2008 that she risked being branded a 'liar', while his lawyers 'made mincemeat of her'.
Because he had plenty of money, Jimmy Savile would have the best lawyers, it would all take place in a big court in London and his lawyers would make mincemeat of her. She also got the clear impression from the police that she would be publicly branded a liar and that her name would be all over the newspapers, particularly if she lost the case.
The BBC today said it was "appalled" that some of the offences by Jimmy Savile "were committed on its premises", adding that it "would like to restate our sincere apology to the victims of these crimes".
In early December, the Trust published the terms of reference for its internal investigation into matters relating to Jimmy Savile's long-standing involvement with the Leeds Teaching Hospitals as a volunteer and fundraiser.
This will be a thorough and detailed piece of work and will be carried out in conjunction with parallel investigations by the Department of Health and other NHS trusts.
Work is now under way and we expect our report will be ready towards the end of this year.