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: Bettison should 'leave with nothing'

Trevor Hicks, who lost two daughters in the Hillsborough disaster, said he was "glad" Sir Norman Bettison was retiring, but that it was not enough.

Mr Hicks said:

I'm glad he's realised his position is untenable, however I'm determined that he does not escape his just desserts and I will make sure he's stripped of his knighthood.

He should leave with nothing, like he tried to leave the families.

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