A West Yorkshire Police report into its contact with Jimmy Savile says there is "no evidence" he was protected from arrest or prosecution.
Scarborough Council bosses are meeting today to strip Savile of his freedom of the borough.
Ex-West Yorkshire Police inspector is referred to IPCC over claims he "acted on behalf" of Savile by contacting officers before interview.
A charity which supports people abused in childhood say they have already had a number of calls from "distressed" victims of abuse.
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood said the float featuring people in Jimmy Savile costumes at a festival in the Borders was "crass".
– Peter Saunders, NAPAC
"We've already had calls to the NAPAC support line from people who are distressed by this because every time people do stupid things like this and glorify these crimes, it will glorify abuse - not just Savile victims who will understandably be upset, but other victims of childhood abuse."
A link to the charity can be found here
In response to comments branding a Jim'll Fix It themed float in this year's Lauder Common Riding competition "distasteful and offensive", the organisers have said:
"Lauder Common Riding Committee is responsible for running one of the oldest and largest equestrian events in Europe.
"Our main aim is to ensure this event is run safely and for the enjoyment of spectators and the many hundreds who take part in all our events. This we have done very successfully both this year and in the past.
"Our fancy dress parade is only one element of our week and is a long-standing tradition. We have never censored anyone who has entered the event. It is up to the individuals who enter and their conscience to decide how they wish to express themselves and approach the event.
"People spectate and take part of their own free will. This year we did not receive any complaints about any of the entrants.
"We are obviously dismayed and understand that people are upset by the coverage one of the entries has received; however, we would reiterate that the committee does not condone or condemn the individual's right to enter the parade in their own way."
Local politician Christine Grahame MSP - whose constituency includes Lauder - has expressed concern over the entry of a Jimmy Savile float into the town's Common Riding float competition.
– Christine Grahame MSP
“I am a great believer in free speech but I do think people have to be responsible and in my opinion this subject was in poor taste.
“While I’m sure those involved didn’t go out to deliberately offend anyone this was a very inappropriate topic for a family event.
“There may well have been a Savile victim in the crowd, a young person or an adult who is or has been the victim of sexual abuse.
“I wouldn’t want to censor anyone but I think this has been a serious misjudgement and hope the people involved are reflecting upon the offence their actions will have caused to many people.”
A Jim'll Fix It themed float which was entered into the Lauder parade has been branded "offensive and distasteful".
Gregory Kynoch from Edinburgh was in the crowd and said the stunt was "inappropriate" and "out of order" on the Facebook page of the Lauder Common Riding committee.
– Gregory Kynoch on Facebook
"One of your floats thought it would be 'funny' to do a cover of the theme tune from Jim with Fix it, and thought this would be seen as humour? Am sorry, in light of the events surrounding that programme and the revelations since it I feel that was a step WAY over the line.
"What I hoped would be a pleasant night and a good memory has now been tainted. I can see a lot of work went into the parade but fear that will be the outstanding memory for all who had the misfortune to witness it.
"Humour is funny. That was just out of order."
The former student of Edinburgh Napier University also said he would not attend the event again.
In support of his message, Margaret Ryles also wrote a comment on the social networking site about the use of Jimmy Savile for fancy dress.
– Margaret Ryles on Facebook
"I feel there was no respect for those who were abused by this very sick sick man...and I think it was in very bad taste, offensive and insensitive."
The organisers of Lauder's Common Riding have come under fire for allowing an "offensive and insensitive" Jimmy Savile themed float to enter the fancy dress parade.
One man dressed up as the disgraced former television presenter while others wore schoolgirl uniforms.
Savile has more than 200 criminal offences recorded against his name, including more than 30 rapes.
The Jim'll Fix It themed float was entered into the Lauder parade by members of the local Twenty 10 Club on July 31.
It was awarded third place in the Best Vehicle category.
A charity is calling for more police resources to be put into tackling child sexual abuse.
It comes after new figures show a nine per cent increase in the number of sexual offences recorded by police in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal. In West Yorkshire the rise was even more dramatic. Chris Kiddey reports.
The number of historic sexual offences recorded by police forces across the country has risen by more than 9 per cent following the Jimmy Savile scandal, according to new research.
West Yorkshire police saw one of the biggest increases with a 66 per cent rise in recorded sexual offences in the six months to April 2012 compared with the same period a year later , six months after ITV's Savile documentary aired.
The figures were obtained by BBC Radio 5 live following a Freedom of Information request.
A lawyer claims the health service could face even tougher criticism than the BBC over Jimmy Savile's offending.
Liz Dux, from Slater & Gordon, who's representing some of the victims, said the number of hospital staff who allegedly knew about his behaviour - but failed to act - makes the NHS "just as bad, if not worse" than the BBC.
A joint police and NSPCC report in January highlighted a raft of offences committed at medical sites by Savile, including 16 reported cases of assaults at Leeds General infirmary, and another at St James's Hospital.
People who witnessed Jimmy Savile's abuse against patients at hospitals in Leeds have until the end of the week to come forward to police. Independent investigators are looking into his activities on wards across the city.