An article on the Exaro News website has wrongly claimed that the CPS has refused to tell the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) whether it had enough evidence to charge the late Lord Brittan in relation to an allegation of non-recent rape.
we provided police with early investigative advice on this matter in July 2013
The decisions in this matter have always been taken by the police. They made a decision to take no further action in 2013 and, despite their later investigations, they were never able to conclude that the evidential test for a full charging decision was met.
Buck passing and ar*e covering – and no mention of child rape
Wonder what they’ll come up with for JANNER case?
(how recent is ‘non-recent’? Is that different from ‘historic’?)