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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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May vows to get next abuse inquiry appointment right

Home Secretary Theresa May apologised today for the delays that have plagued the government's inquiry into historical sex abuse.

Since she announced it four months ago, two chairwomen have been appointed only to resign shortly afterwards. But today she vowed to get the next appointment right.

ITV News' Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports:

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