BBC reveal details about Pollard Newsnight Savile review

Further details have emerged about the BBC's Nick Pollard review into the Jimmy Savile scandal.

It aims to report by mid-November and will look into Newsnight's decision to drop their Savile story, management of the investigation and a blog written by the editor of the programme, Peter Rippon, explaining his decision.

A statement said:

The Chair estimates that, if all the documentation required is provided promptly and in full, he will be able to produce a report during the second half of November 2012.

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BBC Savile review by November

The Pollard Review into Newsnight's dropping of their Jimmy Savile investigation aims to report back in the second half of November.