Statement about the late Bishop Hubert Whitsey
17th October 2017
The Church of England has been supporting the police on an investigation into allegations of sexual offences against children and adults by the late Bishop Hubert (Victor) Whitsey. The allegations date from 1974 onwards when he was Bishop of Chester and while he was retired and living in Blackburn diocese.
Bishop Whitsey also served in this diocese. If you have any information or concerns please call Jez Hirst, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 01727 818107 Mob: 07867 350886 or email or contact your local police force on 101.
A statement by the Bishop of Chester and the Archbishop of York can be found here