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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.

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Review into Savile Newsnight won't report until December

Nick Pollard is a former head of output at ITN and the head of Sky News Credit: PA

The review into the shelved Newsnight report into Jimmy Savile's abuse is to take about a month longer than expected.

The need to conduct further interviews, examine documents and prepare the report will mean it is not expected to be delivered until mid-December.

Former Sky News boss Nick Pollard, who is chairing the review, said it was making "good progress".

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