Savile 'victims' consider taking legal action

Several of Sir Jimmy Savile's alleged victims are considering taking legal action against the Department of Health (DoH) and the BBC, a lawyer has told ITV News.

Liz Dux, who is acting for the alleged victims said such action could be taken on the grounds of "vicarious liability".

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BBC Director quizzed Savile

A senior member of staff at the BBC has revealed he questioned Savile over rumours of abuse more than 20 years ago. Derek Chinnery, who as Radio 1 controller from 1978 to 1985 was Savile's boss, said he spoke to Savile about the rumours.