The BBC has appointed longstanding adviser Reed Smith to a lead role on the broadcaster’s inquiries into the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal. The law firm is set to act as secretariat to both the independent review led by former Sky News head Nick Pollard into why a Newsnight report on Savile was dropped, as well as a separate investigation - led by former Appeal Court judge Dame Janet Smith - into whether culture and practices at the BBC enabled Savile to carry out the sexual abuse of children.
The BBC has appointed longstanding adviser Reed Smith to a lead role on the broadcaster’s inquiries into the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal. The law firm is set to act as secretariat to both the independent...
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