Council to 'widen' investigation into Knowl View abuse

Rochdale Council has said it will 'widen' the scope of its investgation into historical sex abuse at Knowl View School, linked to the dead MP Sir Cyril Smith.

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Rochdale MP calls for independent inquiry into sex abuse

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.

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