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The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger has urged a parole board not to release killer Jon Venables. Denise Fergus said he "remains a danger to society".
She addressed the parole board earlier today by videolink from Probation Service offices near her home in Merseyside.
Speaking afterwards Denise said:
"I still believe Venables is a danger to the public. He has proven that his rehabilitation didn't work by the offences he has committed since he murdered James.That's why I am here today, I want to do my best to keep him where he is."
Denise Fergus will later give a victim statement to a parole hearing for one of her son's killers, Jon Venables.
James Bulger's mother has previously said that she would do, "whatever it takes" to stop his killers release.
Earlier this year Mrs Fergus spoke to ITV Daybreak and said that even 20 years after her son's murder she still could not believe what happened to him.
Denise Fergus will speak via video link at Jon Venables parole hearing this morning, he was jailed on child pornography charges in 2010.
Denise has called for a re-examination of evidence omitted from the original 1993 trial which could suggest a sexual motive behind her son's killing.
She believes Venables should be in a psychiatric hospital and, if released should lose his anonymity.
James Bulger's mother will make a statement at the parole hearing of one of his killer's.
Denise Fergus will appear by videolink before Jon Venables' parole board. She's calling for them to re-examine whether there was a sexual element to James' killing.