PCC Vera Baird says In Northumbria sex abuse complainants will be believed as all other complainants are

 

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird, is in complete disagreement with Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe who has suggested that police should not believe sex abuse complainants, in contrast to the way every other complainant is dealt with.

 

He has said: “There is a grave danger at the moment with the advice that is around that there is a tendency to always believe any complaint that is made and that’s not wise for any good investigator.”

 

Vera Baird said: “The Met Commissioner has been criticised for the investigations into two peers whose names

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