Pollard row blows up between Patten and Tory MP


An on-going dispute over the Pollard report has erupted into a full blown row after BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten warned a Tory MP off publishing evidence that could undermine the Jimmy Savile investigation.

MP Rob Wilson claims “vague legal threats”

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