Hillsborough cop 'right to go'

West Yorkshire Police Authority member tells me their view was that chief constable Sir Norman Bettison should go.

They were worried about public and staff confidence in him if the police watchdog the IPCC did investigate him.


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.