Attorney General to look at Hall's sentence length

The Attorney General will to look at broadcaster Stuart Hall's 15-month sentence after his office received a number of complaints that the term was not long enough, the Attorney General's office confirmed.

Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall pictured arriving at Preston Crown Court earlier today.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall pictured arriving at Preston Crown Court earlier today. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Only one person needs to request a sentence is reviewed to trigger the process, which only applies to certain types of case such as murder, rape and child sex crimes

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Hall sentence to be reviewed

The Attorney General's office is to review Stuart Hall's sentence after the broadcaster was jailed for 15 months at Preston Crown Court for 14 counts of indecent assault against girls as young as nine. Labour said the sentence was 'unduly lenient'.