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Files on historic child abuse 'can't be found'

A review into how the Home Office handled historic child sex abuse allegations at Westminster in the 1980s has reportedly been unable to uncover any of the crucial missing files that prompted the investigation.

The BBC reports that the so-called 'Dickens Dossier', handed to the Home Office by former Tory MP Geoffrey Dickens, has not been found.

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Inquiry chairs 'had links with cover up politicians'

The two previous chairs of an inquiry into child sex abuse both "had associations" with politicians accused of helping to cover up the abuse, a leading QC told Good Morning Britain.

Human rights lawyer Michael Mansfield, who is the victim's choice to head the inquiry, said the Home Office knew of Fiona Woolf's links to politicians accused of covering up horrific abuse before she was appointed.

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