Claims Savile abused children in 3 Manchester children's homes

Claims disgraced television presenter Jimmy Savile abused children in more than 20 children's homes and schools to be investigated.

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Three Manchester children's homes investigated in Savile inquiry

Jimmy Savile Credit: Peter Jordan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Three Manchester children's homes are being investigated in the inquiry into abuse carried out by the disgraced television presenter Jimmy Savile.

The Sarah Laski Home, Broome House, which are both closed and another unnamed children's home are part of 20 homes and schools where it's claimed Savile abused children. The allegations date back to the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

Education Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed local authorities and other relevant institutions have been asked to further investigate the claims.

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