Investigation into handling of child sex allegations against Sir Edward Heath

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is investigating allegations concerning Wiltshire Police’s handling of an alleged claim of child sexual abuse made in the 1990s against former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath.

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Police receive calls in response to Sir Edward Heath appeal

Police are investigating claims of historic child sex abuse by the former Prime Minister Credit: PA

Wiltshire Police and the NSPCC say they've received a number of calls following appeals for information yesterday. Investigators are reviewing the information and following up any lines of enquiry.

Wiltshire Police continue to appeal to anyone who has information or may have been a victim of child sex abuse to come forward.

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