May: NSPCC chief to lead child sex abuse inquiry

Theresa May addressing MPs.

The chief executive of the NSPCC Peter Wanless is to lead a review into the Home Office investigation into allegations of historical child sex abuse, Home Secretary Theresa May told the House of Commons.

The review will take eight to 10 weeks and will look at the Home Office's investigation and also how the police and prosecutors handled information.

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