BBC staff "made it clear" to South Yorkshire Police that the source of the leak into the investigation into Sir Cliff Richard came from within Operation Yewtree - Scotland Yard's investigation of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced presenter Jimmy Savile and others - chief Constable David Crompton has told MPs.
Speaking to the Home Affairs Select Committee, the police chief admitted he did not go to BBC senior management to ask them not to run the story - but added there were examples given during the Leveson inquiry into culture, practice and ethics of the press in which journalists had ignored such requests.
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