Funeral Director, Robert Morphet speaks to ITV Daybreak about Sir Jimmy Savile's family's decision to have the headstone removed.
A spokesperson for Scarborough Borough Council said:
"We have been advised by the funeral directors, Joseph A Hey and Son, acting on behalf of Jimmy Savile's family, that the headstone at Woodlands Cemetery has been removed."
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