Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, knew that her decision not to prosecute Greville Janner on multiple counts of child rape would be controversial, but even she must have been surprised at the tsunami of outrage that followed her 16 April announcement.
Undoubtedly Saunders recognised that questions would be raised about the independence and competence of the expert opinions upon which she was relying so heavily to support her decision and that she was inviting allegations of a cover-up by the DPP on behalf of the Establishment. Presumably, it was these concerns that led to the publication of an unusually detailed CPS press release explaining her reasoning.
What happened to the brain scan?
On the face of it, given the evidence presented by the four medical experts (two appointed by the defence and two by the DPP), as a matter of law and CPS protocol, it is difficult to see how Saunders could…
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