Hall's sentence up for review after 150 complaints

The Attorney General has decided to refer veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall's sentence to the Court of Appeal for review after more than 150 people complained to his office.

A spokeswoman for the Attorney General's Office said:

Having carefully reviewed this case, the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, has decided to refer the sentence of Stuart Hall to the Court of Appeal for review

The case will in due course be heard by three Court of Appeal judges who will decide whether or not the sentence is unduly lenient and whether they should increase the sentence.

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Court to review Hall sentence

The Attorney General has decided to refer the sentence of disgraced veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall to the Court of Appeal for review following complaints that it was unduly lenient. Hall was jailed for 15 months for 14 counts of indecent assault.