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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'.

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  1. Lucy Manning

Stuart Hall's barrister asks for 'the mercy of the court'

Stuart Hall's barrister says his task is to apologise for what he's done and ask for the mercy of the court.

He says in the dock is a frightened and bewildered 83-year-old answering for touching no more no less of 13, not 1,300 women, a quarter of a century ago.

The reference from Hall's QC to only 13 victims, not 1300, is his barrister making comparisons with Jimmy Savile's actions.

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