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Savile failings 'could reoccur'

The police inspector watchdog and the head of Greater Manchester Police have warned forces' failures to share intelligence on a prolific offender such as Jimmy Savile could happen again. A report has highlighted missed opportunities to stop the abuse

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W Yorks Police: No wrongdoing at Savile 'coffee clubs'

West Yorkshire Police have insisted that there is “no suggestion” of “inappropriate activity” by officers who attended Savile’s Friday coffee mornings.

Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Ingrid Lee, responding to the HMIC report into Savile, added that the force has greatly improved its victim and witness care.

Enquiries are continuing to identify anyone who attended [Savile’s Friday coffee mornings], but are quite advanced.

We have spoken to officers, friends and former employees of Savile and to date, there has been no suggestion from any one of those people of any passing of letters to the police for them to deal with or inappropriate activity, by anyone present.

– West Yorkshire police Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Ingrid Lee

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