No evidence of Savile 'Friday Morning Club' misconduct

West Yorkshire Police's report into the force's dealings with Jimmy Savile found there was no evidence to conclude that there was any 'impropriety or misconduct in relation to the Friday Morning Club'.

All of those people spoken to who had knowledge of the Friday Morning Club described it as a 'coffee morning'.

Non-police attendees commented on how professionally the police officers who had attended Savile's home conducted themselves.

Savile had friends who were police officers, but he also had friends that were solicitors, doctors and many other professions.

All inquiries have shown that Savile was able to hide his offending from those he came into contact with and who probably thought that they knew him well.

– West Yorkshire Police report

The report also examined the way in which WYP used Savile's celebrity status to front a range of campaigns and appeals.

It stressed that at the time he was "seen by most of the public as a man who did good work".

But it concluded: "The review team have concerns regarding the absence of a process to secure Savile's services for some of these events and also the over reliance on personal friendships that developed between Savile and some officers over a number of years to secure that support."

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