Savile programme child claim

Jimmy Savile created his TV shows to gain access to children, Mark Williams-Thomas, the child protection expert and criminologist who helped expose the late entertainer as a paedophile, has said.

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More allegations made against Savile

Northamptonshire Police confirmed today it has received two more complaints against Sir Jimmy Savile.

The force said two people had been in contact regarding allegations that were said to have occurred outside the county. As such the complaints will be referred to other police forces.

Sir Jimmy Savile pictured at his Scarborough home in 2004 Credit: John Giles/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The number of forces that have received complaints against Sir Jimmy now totals four.

The news came as police across the country issued advice to anyone who thinks they might be a victim, and the Association of Chief Police Officers said the national child protection unit CEOP would assess the scale of the allegations.

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