Home Office permanent secretary Mark Sedwill has told MPs there is no evidence that the department provided funding to activist group the Paedophile Information Exchange.
ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports:
Sedwill says investigator found no evidence Home Office funded the PIE. It's hard to "hide a funding trail" he says
Funding of that kind [to PIE for example] would have required ministerial approval says Sedwill
The Baroness says she did not consider the "difficulties" caused by her background and family connections to the child sex abuse inquiry.
Questions have been raised of former High Court judge Baroness Butler-Sloss since her appointment last week.
22 police officers are now assigned to Operation Fernbridge - the probe into claims of a Westminster cover-up of sex child abuse.