Council bosses in Rochdale have removed a plaque to the memory of the town's former MP Sir Cyril Smith following allegations he may have sexually abused children.
They say they're worried the tribute may become the target of vandals.
Matt O'Donoghue reports:-
Labour MP for Rochdale claims sex abuse victims could be put off coming forward after a report into child abuse labelled "hysterical."
Sex abuse allegations involving the late politician Sir Cyril Smith are to be investigated by a second police force.
A blue plaque honouring Sir Cyril Smith has been taken down by Rochdale Council bosses to stop any vandalism.