Comedian Jim Davidson will face no further action over alleged sexual offences after he was arrested as part of the investigation sparked by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, his solicitor said today.
Prosecutors have received full files of evidence in relation to DJ Dave Lee Travis, Jim Davidson and a 53-year-old man who was arrested on 2nd January.
They have also given early investigative advice to police in relation to Rolf Harris, Freddie Starr and Gary Glitter.
– Falklands police spokesman
The Falkland Islands Government have been made aware of allegations made against Jim Davidson.
We have asked the Metropolitan Police to make enquiries relating to these allegations.
We await the outcome of the investigation.
Jim Davidson's lawyer said the entertainer had not been interviewed over an alleged historic sexual offence carried out in the Falkland Islands.
It was reported today that Scotland Yard detectives were carrying out an investigation on behalf of the Royal Falklands Island Police into an accusation that the comic indecently assaulted a woman while he was on tour and entertaining British troops.
Davidson's solicitor Henri Brandman said: "Jim continues to vigorously deny the allegations that have been put to him and is helping the police as fully as possible in their inquiries.
"Jim has not been interviewed in respect of any alleged incident with a woman suggested to have taken place in the Falkland Islands about 30 years ago.
Davidson, who was yesterday rebailed by detectives from Operation Yewtree, was originally arrested in January over allegations of historic sexual offences against women in the UK.
The 59-year-old has not been charged and has been bailed to July.
Jim Davidson "continues to vigorously deny" allegations of sex offences, his lawyer said after the comedian was rebailed.
– Jim Davidson's solicitor, Henri Brandman
Jim continues to vigorously deny the allegations and is helping the police as fully as possible in their inquiries. He has not, of course, been charged with any offence.
Jim Davidson's solicitor, Henri Brandman, declined to comment after his client was rebailed over alleged sex offences.
Davidson, 59, was rebailed to an unspecified date in July.
Comedian Jim Davidson has been rebailed until July over allegations of sexual offences.
Jim Davidson's solicitor Henri Brandman said tonight that his client has not been charged with any offence and "vigorously denies" the allegations made against him.
Mr Brandman said in a statement:
Jim vigorously denies the allegations.
He has not been charged with any offence.
Neither he nor I will be making a further comment.
Jim Davidson's solicitor said tonight the comedian "vigorously denies" the allegations made against him, following the star's re-arrest over further claims of sexual offences.
Former Generation Game and Big Break host Jim Davidson has been released on bail until May.
Davidson was originally arrested on January 2 in west London, along with a 53 year old who was held in Hampshire. The unnamed 53 year old has also been released on bail until May.
Last week DJ Dave Lee Travis was re-arrested after further allegations were made to Operation Yewtree detectives.
Speaking outside his home in Bedfordshire, the 67-year-old insisted his "conscience is clear" and again denied any wrongdoing.
So far 11 people have been arrested under Operation Yewtree, the investigation prompted by the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.