BBC releases statements from 19 members of staff

The BBC has released 19 witness statements taken from staff as part of the Pollard review - an inquiry into the decision to shelve a Newsnight investigation into Jimmy Savile.

Read the statements here.

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Paxman slammed Savile inquiry

The BBC has published witness statements from the inquiry into why a Newsnight investigation into Jimmy Savile was shelved. The documents reveal presenter Jeremy Paxman's criticisms of the decision to drop the story and of the inquiry.