The announcement is a real advance and extremely welcome. But this is the close only of a chapter of this story – not the end of the book.
It will clearly be unsatisfactory if Lord Feldman and others are not interviewed at all, and that he himself will submit evidence to people who report to him.
The Party Board should ensure that the issues at stake are addressed with a credibility that is presently absent.
Plus: Military strikes against Syria now. And: Maria Eagle should tell Corbyn to stuff his job. So should Kevan Jones.
Without a report, closure won’t happen. The claims will simply get bigger and louder.