Richard Whittam to head Home Office review

Richard Whittam QC will be the independent legal figure leading the review into the Home Office handling of documents relating to alleged sexual abuse, senior 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.