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Theresa May: 'No regrets' over Butler-Sloss appointment

Theresa May has defended the appointment of Baroness Butler-Sloss to the wide-ranging inquiry into allegations of child abuse at a number of institutions saying she had no regrets about the decision.

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Inquiry into sex abuse dossier will be 'authoritative'

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. Credit: Matthew Horwood/PA Wire

Chancellor George Osborne told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the investigation into the disappearance of files handed to the Government that allegedly related to claims of organised child sex abuse at Westminster in the 1980s would be "independent and authoritative".

"In my view it needs to go as far as it needs to go to find out what happened. That is the only thing that matters here. We need to get to the truth." Osborne said.

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