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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Miliband: Inquiries must hear victims' evidence

Labour leader Ed Miliband says his party will look today at the details of planned inquiries into alleged child sex abuse and would only support them if they were "sufficiently comprehensive".

Mr Miliband the government for being "slow and piecemeal" in response to the claims and said: "Frankly the appalling examples of child sexual abuse that we have seen must never be allowed to happen again."

He said no allegations relating to Labour figures had been brought to his attention, but added: "If there are any allegations then that should be properly investigated by the police."

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