Savile abuse girl labelled 'delusional' after suicide

Mark Ufland, whose half-sister Claire killed herself in 1971 after revelations about sexual abuse at Top of the Pops, has spoken about how details of the allegations recorded in Claire's diary were dismissed by the coroner and how she was labelled a "delusional fifteen year old girl."

Despite the story being reported by newspapers at the time and a police investigation in which Mr Ufland says Sir Jimmy Savile was questioned no further action was taken.

Claire met Sir Jimmy and other DJs through her work as a dancer on Top of the Pops.

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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.