GP would have faced sex assault charges if alive today

It's emerged that a Newcastle GP who was contracted to carry out pre-employment medicals on job-seekers would have faced criminal charges for sexual assault if he was still alive today.

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Solicitors say abuse victims just want justice

Solicitors representing alleged victims of Dr Gordon Bates say they just want justice. No criminal charges will be brought against the GP because he died in 2009.

But Jessica Standley from Slater and Gordon solicitors says they will pursue their claim in the civil courts.

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