Anne Williams, whose 15-year-old son Kevin died on the Leppings Lane terrace at Hillsborough, said the findings of the recent report left Sir Norman with no choice but to retire:
"I think the whole lot of them who have been involved for these 23 years should all go for the hurt that they have caused us for 23 years. I don't think he would have retired if it wasn't for the Hillsborough report."
The families of Hillsborough victims have welcomed the decision to retire by a top police officer who criticised Liverpool fans
Sir Norman Bettison's retirement as West Yorkshire's Chief Constable comes after an investigation into his role in the Hillsborough tragedy
The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, Sir Norman Bettison is to retire in March after growing pressure for him to quit the force.