Book shows Savile known to police in 1964

A police ledger shows that Jimmy Savile was known to Scotland Yard as early as 1964, having been linked to arrests of men taking advantage of girls from the Duncroft School.

Commander Peter Spindler, the head of the specialist crime command at the Met who revealed the book, gave the details to ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning.

The book has Savile's name as early as 1964. Credit: ITV News
Savile is linked to arrests at an address in London. Credit: ITV News
It took 50 years for the truth to subsequently come out. Credit: ITV News


Savile failings 'could reoccur'

The police inspector watchdog and the head of Greater Manchester Police have warned forces' failures to share intelligence on a prolific offender such as Jimmy Savile could happen again. A report has highlighted missed opportunities to stop the abuse