– Nazir Afzal, Chief Crown Prosecutor North West Area
The convictions for these offences and the offences for which Stuart Hall was imprisoned last year were only made possible by the courage of his victims. I would like to thank them for coming forward and ensuring that he was brought to justice.
All victims of sexual abuse should know that prosecutors and police will treat these offences with the seriousness they deserve and bring these cases to court where it is right to do so.”
Mr Justice Turner said in sentencing Stuart Hall: "The vileness of your conduct...would be difficult to exaggerate. The breach of trust was of utmost gravity. You showed no remorse in your prepared statement to police."
Disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall has been sentenced to another two years and six months in prison after he indecently assaulted an under-age girl.
The former It's A Knockout presenter was cleared last week of 15 counts of rape in relation to two women who claimed they were sexually assaulted by him between 1976 and 1981.
The 84-year-old was convicted by the jury at Preston Crown Court of indecently assaulting one of the complainants when she was under the age of 16, and had earlier pleaded guilty to another indecent assault on the same girl when she was 13.
The charge Hall admitted involved an incident at a dinner party where he crept into his victim's bedroom and assaulted her.
The married father-of-two is currently serving a 30-month jail term after he pleaded guilty last year to indecently assaulting 13 other young girls, aged between nine and 17, over a 20-year period.
The ex-BBC Radio 5 Live football match commentator had not been due for release from that custodial sentence until September.
Broadcaster Stuart Hall has been sentenced at Preston Crown Court to two years and six months after he indecently assaulted an under-age girl.
Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall will be sentenced today after being convicted of one indecent assault. The 84 year old from Cheshire was cleared of 19 other charges including rape.
At the start of his trial at Preston crown court, the 84-year-old from Cheshire had admitted a single count of indecently assaulting one of two girls when she was 13 but denied the other charges.
Hall is serving a 30-month term after pleading guilty to indecently assaulting 13 other girls, one as young as nine at a previous trial. The abuse took place 1967 and 1985. His original 15-month sentence extended following an appeal.