Well this is going well. After Theresa May’s top official starred in a car crash select committee hearing yesterday (VIDEO), the judge appointed to lead an investigation has been called on to quit.
It turns out that Baroness Butler Sloss‘ brother was attorney general from 1979 to 1987 — and argued for 20 minutes with a Conservative MP to dissuade him using parliamentary privilege to name an establishment paedophile in the Commons.
Lawyer representing alleged victims of child abuse at Leigh Day solicitors tells me Dame Butler Sloss shd stand down as head of enquiry
— Ross Hawkins (@rosschawkins) July 9, 2014
It would be too embarrassing for Theresa May to ‘unappoint’ her — but she may well step down of her own accord.