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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Theresa May: I do not regret Butler-Sloss appointment

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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