Theresa May: I do not regret Butler-Sloss appointment

Theresa May is giving evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee.
Theresa May is giving evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee.

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.

"I do not regret the decision I made," she told the Home Affairs Select Committee, as she denied chairman Keith Vaz's claim that Lady Butler-Sloss had shown "better judgement" in deciding to stand down.

"I continue to believe that she would have done an excellent job," she said.

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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.