A new chair of the sex abuse inquiry formerly headed by Baroness Butler-Sloss will be in place by the end of the week, a government source has told ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship.
The source said despite the speed of the appointment, the decision "will not be rushed".
A replacement for Butler-Sloss by the end of the week but "it won't be rushed" says a govt source. And it MAY NOT be another retired judge
The Baroness says she did not consider the "difficulties" caused by her background and family connections to the child sex abuse inquiry.
Questions have been raised of former High Court judge Baroness Butler-Sloss since her appointment last week.
22 police officers are now assigned to Operation Fernbridge - the probe into claims of a Westminster cover-up of sex child abuse.