An independent review of all the papers relating to historical allegations of abuse concluded the Home Office "acted appropriately," a spokesman said.
The permanent secretary commissioned an independent review of all relevant papers received by the department between 1979 to 1999 to identify any information received and the outcome.
The review concluded the Home Office acted appropriately, referring information received during this period to the relevant authorities."
The MP who raised the claims that a paedophile ring operated in Westminster during the 1980s said new allegations have now come to light.
Lord Brittan has defended his handling of a dossier alleging paedophile activity in Westminster when he was home secretary in the 1980s.
A 1980s dossier claiming paedophile activity at Westminster may have mysteriously gone missing but the questions still remain.