The Children's Commissioner for Wales says dozens of people have now contacted his office to say they were victims of abuse at children's homes in Wales.
Keith Towler was speaking to ITV Wales about allegations linking a former government aide to mistreatment at the Bryn Estyn home near Wrexham.
A judge who spent three years investigating child abuse in North Wales 'was surprised to be told his inquiry had not heard key evidence.'
The Children's Commissioner for Wales, Keith Towler, said he's handling 66 separate cases following North Wales abuse scandal.
A former resident of Bryn Estyn care home says he wrongly identified the Conservative peer as one of the men who carried out sexual abuse.