Baroness Butler-Sloss to stand down from abuse inquiry

Baroness Butler-Sloss was appointed to the inquiry last week.
Baroness Butler-Sloss was appointed to the inquiry last week. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Former judge Baroness Butler-Sloss is to step down from her role leading an inquiry into alleged child abuse, Downing Street has announced.

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