The Government have said they will not open a public inquiry demanding answers to how one of the killers of toddler James Bulger was freed to reoffend.
The news comes just days after the 25th anniversary of the Merseyside murder, and answers a public petition that had gained nearly 190,000 signatures
Jon Venables, who is now living under another identity, has been jailed for three years for possessing indecent images.
Together with Robert Thompson he murdered 2 year old James 25 years ago.
The Government's response read:
- You can read the Government's full response here.