The Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk says he wants an independent inquiry into whether Rochdale Council knew about Cyril Smith's abuse of children, and what action they took.
Smith died in 2010 aged 82, he was an MP from 1972 to 1992. His family have always denied he had any involvement in child abuse.
More top news
Singer Linda Nolan, who was accused of being a benefits cheat, says she was "scared to death" of appearing in court.
Two pensioners have stepped in to thwart a robbery in Salford as they made their way to the post office and the chemist
If you're up with the lark on Monday morning, there'll be lots of sunshine around. "All change" later...