Theresa May: 'No regrets' over Butler-Sloss appointment

Theresa May has defended the appointment of Baroness Butler-Sloss to the wide-ranging inquiry into allegations of child abuse at a number of institutions saying she had no regrets about the decision.

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PM confident Butler-Sloss right person for abuse inquiry

David Cameron remains confident that Baroness Butler-Sloss is the right person to lead the child abuse inquiry, his official spokesman said, adding: "She commands the very highest respect for her professional expertise and integrity.

The Prime Minister has backed Baroness Butler-Sloss. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

"His view is that she does command widespread respect and confidence, and rightly so".

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