The BBC has said it will assist police with investigations into the child abuse claims surrounding the presenter.
We have asked the BBC investigations unit to make direct contact with all the police forces in receipt of allegations and offer to help them investigate these matters and provide full support to any lines of inquiry they wish to pursue.
Several of Sir Jimmy Savile's alleged victims are considering taking legal action against the DoH and the BBC, a lawyer has told ITV News.
BBC director-general George Entwistle offered a "profound and heartfelt apology" to the alleged victims of Sir Jimmy Savile's sexual abuse.
BBC chief tells ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning he is satisfied with how the broadcaster reacted to the allegations against Jimmy Savile.