Lord Brittan 'appeared to handle material appropriately'

Lord Brittan appeared to handle material relating to alleged sexual abuse "appropriately" during his time in charge of the Home Office, the department's leading civil servant Mark Sedwill has told MPs.

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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.