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Revelations about Jimmy Savile's prolific sex abuse has led to an "unprecedented increase" in the number of people reporting allegations, police say.
Norfolk Chief Constable Simon Bailey, the NPCC's lead on child protection, said referrals were increasing on an "almost daily basis" after revealing more than 1,400 suspects had been investigated as part of a historical sex abuse probe.
Schools, children's homes and medical establishments are among the institutions being investigated by police as part of an historical child sex abuse probe.
- 154 schools
- 75 children's homes
- 40 religious institutions
- 14 medical establishments
- 11 institutions in communities (youth clubs, community centres)
- 9 prisons
- 9 sports venues
More than 1,400 suspects have been investigated by police probing historical child sexual abuse allegations against VIPs including politicians and celebrities, police say.
Out of the 1,433 suspects identified:
- 216 are now dead
- 135 come from the world of TV, film or radio
- 43 are from the music industry
- 76 are politicians, local-level and national
- 7 are from the world of sport
The figures were released by Operation Hydrant, a group set up by the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) to investigate links between child sex abuse committed by "prominent public persons".
They are taken from police forces in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Police said the number of reports were increasing on an "almost daily basis".