MP welcomes police action on Furness 'cover-up'

Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock said: "I welcome this promise of swift action from Cumbria police which could bring home the appalling human cost of the cover-up at the CQC. Lives may have been lost... because of people covering their backs rather than acting to protect patients."

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Ex-CQC official denies 'cover-up' claim

One of the senior former officials at the centre of allegations of a cover-up over baby deaths has denied ordering a critical report to be deleted.