The Week in Politics by Lilian Pizzichini

There have been two counts of victory in the courts this week. The latest took place yesterday. It concerns Lord Janner, accused of historical child abuse, and the DPP, which refused to prosecute him. Even today’s Daily Mail is impressed. It reports:

“Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders provoked fury among police chiefs when she ruled in April that Lord Janner could not be prosecuted because of his dementia, despite detectives collecting enough evidence to charge him with 22 offences against nine victims in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading