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Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath WOULD have been interviewed - under caution - over allegations of historic child sex abuse, had he been alive today. Fred and Stacey link to our coverage.
Part of press conference by Assistant Chief Constable Paul Mills, Wiltshire Police.
Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath would have been interviewed under caution if he had been alive to face allegations of historical child sex abuse, a report has revealed.
The report details the results of Operation Conifer, an investigation led by Wiltshire Police on behalf of the National Police Service launched in 2015 when Sir Edward was named as a suspect.
Seven of the 42 claims against him - which included rape and indecent assault of children aged as young as 10 - met the criteria for further investigation, Wiltshire Police said.
But 19 allegations would have been discounted due to "undermining information" being available.
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Report reveals seven of 42 allegations would have led to interview under caution - but 19 were undermined by 'available information'.