Reaction to Bettison's decision to go

The families of the Hillsborough victims have welcomed the early retirement of West Yorkshire's Chief Constable who they accuse of taking part in a cover up to shift blame for the disaster from the police to the fans.

Sir Norman Bettison is to step down after a complaint about his role following the deaths of the 96 fans was referred to the official police watchdog. Jon Hill reports.


Chief Constable to retire

Sir Norman Bettison is to retire as Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police after controversy over his role in the Hillsborough tragedy. A complaint was made to police watchdog that he had supplied misleading information after the disaster.