The Right Reverend Paul Butler
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Bishop of Durham: Abuse inquiry 'good first phase'

The government should order a full public inquiry into institutional sexual abuse, according to a leading Church of England cleric.

The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverent Paul Butler, said Theresa May's announcement of an inquiry into child abuse claims was a "good first phase".

But he said that in order to get to the truth, people may need to give evidence under oath.

  • 08 Jul 2014
  • From the section UK
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