Latest

Lord Janner: Decision whether to charge Labour peer with child sex offences ‘to be made soon’

Lord Janner: Decision whether to charge Labour peer with child sex offences ‘to be made soon’

Prosecutors are considering charging an elderly Labour peer with child sex offences and have promised a decision “soon”.

Greville Janner, 86, has not been arrested in connection with the allegations.

Crown Prosecution Service lawyers are now considering if there is enough evidence to charge him after recently being handed a full file of evidence for the first time.

If they decide there is they will consider if it is in the “public interest” to prosecute taking into account his age and health

Read More: Lord Janner: Decision whether to charge Labour peer with child sex offences ‘to be made soon’