Lawyer: Not right to named suspects until charged

After the naming of a number of celebrities being investigated over sex abuse allegations, questions have been asked as to whether its right to name suspects before charges are brought.

Lawyer Dean Dunham, who has been representing Freddie Starr as police investigate claims of this nature, has said that suspects should not be named until they are charged.

He told Daybreak: "When you're accused it means the police have had an allegation about you. It does not mean you are guilty. It means the police have got cause to go and investigate".

Freddie Starr has denied any wrongdoing and Mr Dunham has previously said he is has been "insistent upon helping the police with their enquiries so that he can clear his name".