Liverpool John Moores University has withdrawn the honorary fellowship awarded to Sir Norman Bettison in light of the IPCC report into Hillsborough.
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published by the Independent Police Complaints Commission Report (28 March 2013), Liverpool John Moores University has withdrawn the Honorary Fellowship awarded to Sir Norman Bettison in 2004."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."
More top news
A campaign has been launched against proposals to close five nurseries in Salford
The weather system which was due to make it a wet, overcast Sunday has been dragging its heels, so a much better outlook for Sunday now...
A weekend of two halves: turning out bright on Saturday afternoon. Wet, overcast and foggy on Sunday