Independent Police Commissioner for Wales Jan Williams told ITV News that the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has three investigations into police forces in South Wales, South Yorkshire and Bedfordshire looking at their responses to allegations concerning Watkins.
She said the IPCC "owed" it to the wider public to determine whether Watkins could have been brought to justice sooner.
More top news
Sam Warburton has pledged to get behind the man who replaced him as Wales captain when the Six Nations kicks off the weekend after next.
A cold and frosty night with a warning for freezing fog inland. Coasts will feel slightly milder, remaining frost-free!
A man from the Rhondda Valley is celebrating the history of coal mining in South Wales - having his camper van sprayed with mining motifs.