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May to order independent sex abuse claims investigation

Home Secretary Theresa May is expected to announce a broad independent inquiry into how public institutions handled allegations of child abuse. Mrs May will give details of the probe as she makes a statement to MPs this afternoon.

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Former home secretary 'passive' about abuse claims

Labour MP Simon Danczuk, who has urged Lord Brittan to spell out what he knew about the Geoffrey Dickens dossier concerning abuse networks operating around Westminster, told ITV News he believed that the former home secretary was "passive" about the accusations.

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