Publication of the Dame Janet Smith review

Date: 25.02.2016     Last updated: 25.02.2016 at 11.24

The BBC Trust has today published in full the report by Dame Janet Smith DBE of her inquiry into the BBC’s culture and practices during the Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall years.

The Review was established in October 2012 to conduct an impartial, thorough and independent review of the culture and practices of the BBC during the years that Jimmy Savile worked there.  A further investigation, into the conduct of Stuart Hall, was undertaken by Dame Linda Dobbs DBE, and is published as part of today’s report. 

Dame Janet’s full report can be found here.  A statement in response from BBC Trust Chairman Rona Fairhead can be found here and a statement in response from BBC Director General Tony Hall can be found here.