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Bettison has 'case to answer'

The IPCC says former Police Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison would "have a case to answer" over his dealings with his police authority. It follows the publication of the damning Hillsborough report

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University withdraws Bettison's honorary fellowship

Liverpool John Moores University has withdrawn the honorary fellowship awarded to Sir Norman Bettison in light of the IPCC report into Hillsborough.

Sir Norman Bettison Credit: Press Association

In a statement the university said:

"In light of the conclusions published by the Independent Police Complaints Commission Report (28 March 2013), Liverpool John Moores University has withdrawn the Honorary Fellowship awarded to Sir Norman Bettison in 2004."

"As previously stated the University would like to commend the families and friends of those who died in the Hillsborough tragedy for the dignity and fortitude they have shown during their lengthy campaign for justice."

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