Abuse survivor: Inquiry 'must have teeth'
Dozens of child abuse survivors have urged the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.
In the letter to Home Secretary Theresa May, survivors, survivors' groups and associated professionals call for a new inquiry with the power to "compel witnesses to give evidence under oath".
Ian McFadyen is an abuse survivor and campaigner who signed the letter.
He told the BBC 5 live Breakfast that he felt the inquiry "must have teeth".
"We have one chance to have an inquiry like this, and one chance only", he added.
22 Dec 2014
- From the section UK