BBC 'appalled' by Savile allegations

BBC Director of Editorial Policy and Standards David Jordan said the BBC is "appalled" that the allegations made against Sir Jimmy Savile could have occurred on BBC premises and been conducted by one its "great stars of the past".

Speaking to ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning, Mr Jordan said it is quite clear that although there were rumours surrounding Sir Jimmy's conduct, there had never been any substantial allegations made against him until now.