Jimmy Savile – Terms of Reference

Dame Janet Smith will:

  1. receive evidence from those people who allege inappropriate sexual conduct by Jimmy Savile in connection with his work with the BBC, and from others who claim to have raised concerns about Jimmy Savile’s activities (whether formally or informally) within the BBC; (PART 1)
  2. investigate the extent to which BBC personnel were or ought to have been aware of inappropriate sexual conduct by Jimmy Savile in connection with his work with the BBC , and consider whether the culture and practices within the BBC during the years of Jimmy Savile’s employment enabled inappropriate sexual conduct to continue unchecked; (PART 2)
  3. in the light of findings of fact in respect of the above, identify the lessons to be learned from the evidence uncovered by the Review. (PART 3)
  4. as necessary, take account of the findings of Dame Linda Dobbs in her investigation into the activities of Stuart Hall.