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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Public think dossier was destroyed 'to protect names'

If a dossier containing information on alleged paedophile activity in the 1980s has been destroyed, then the public will think it has been gotten rid of "to protect the names of the people" inside, according to an MP.

Simon Danczuk called for anyone who knew what had happened to the dossier to come forward.

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