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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Pro-paedophile group was not funded by Home Office

The pro-paedophile group Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE) was not funded by the Home Office, an internal investigation has concluded.

The controversial group, which was prevalent in the 1970s and 1980s, campaigned to lower the age of consent to just four and legalise sex between adults and children.

In a speech today the Home Secretary Theresa May said: "A Home Office investigation has concluded that the department did not fund Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE)."

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