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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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Savile case 'a watershed moment in child protection'

Mark Williams-Thomas, a former police detective and presenter of the Exposure documentary that made public the Jimmy Savile abuse claims, told Daybreak that the investigation into Savile is "a watershed moment in child protection."

"I hope the legacy of my film is one that allows people to have the confidence to come forward," he said.

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