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Jimmy Savile report: Full text

  • 19 December 2012
  • From the section UK

An inquiry by former head of Sky News Nick Pollard into the way Newsnight shelved an investigation into sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile has concluded there was no cover-up, but there were management failings.

The report said the decision to drop the original investigation was flawed but it was not done to protect the Savile tribute programmes which were broadcast late last year.

Below you can read the full text of Nick Pollard's 200-page-report and explanatory notes highlighting key aspects of the report from BBC Arts Correspondent David Sillito. Or download and print the report here.