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Jimmy Savile investigations by Barnardo's and Action for Children find 'no evidence' of wrongdoing

27 Feb 2015 | Governance | Emily Corfe

Children's charities Barnardo's and Action for Children have released reports saying there is "no evidence" that TV star Jimmy Savile was given unsupervised access to children in their care.

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