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Hillsborough cop to retire

West Yorkshire Police chief constable Sir Norman Bettison is to retire in the aftermath of the report into the Hillsborough disaster. The police watchdog has received a referral from his police authority over his briefing after the tragedy.

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Campaigner: Hillsborough report 'played role' in Bettison's retirement

Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams said Sir Norman Bettison had no choice but to retire after the findings of the recent report.

Ms Williams, whose 15-year-old son Kevin died on the Leppings Lane terrace, said:

I think the whole lot of them who have been involved for these 23 years should all go for the hurt that they have caused us for 23 years.

I don't think he would have retired if it wasn't for the Hillsborough report.

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