The Dame Janet Smith Review has completed its work and is no longer able to accept submissions.

The Dame Janet Smith Review was established by the BBC to conduct a review of the culture and practices of the BBC during the years that Jimmy Savile worked there. The Review was chaired by Dame Janet Smith DBE.

A further investigation was undertaken into the conduct of Stuart Hall. This was chaired by Dame Linda Dobbs DBE.

The BBC published Dame Janet Smith’s Report (which includes Dame Linda Dobbs’ Report into the activities of Stuart Hall) on 25 February 2016. The Report is available in full at

Click here to download Dame Janet Smith’s Opening Statement.