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Abuse inquiry: 'No evidence files were removed'

A review into the way allegations of organised child abuse was handled by the government, police and prosecutors has found no evidence the Home Office deliberately destroyed files.

Ministers asked the head of the NSPCC to examine how the Home Office dealt with files alleging abuse from 1979-99.

Peter Wanless's report said it was impossible to say whether files were removed to cover up abuse - but found nothing to support such a claim.

Daniel Sandford reports.

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