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Sir Cyril Smith investigation

A blue plaque in tribute to the late Rochdale MP Sir Cyril Smith has been removed from the town hall to prevent vandalism.

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Cyril Smith blue plaque removed

Blue plaque in tribute to Sir Cyril Smith removed from Rochdale Town Hall Credit: Press Association

A blue plaque in tribute to the late Rochdale MP Sir Cyril Smith has been removed from the town hall to prevent vandalism.

It comes after child abuse allegations against the former MP emerged earlier this week.

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