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Not reporting abuse 'must be crime', says former DPP Keir Starmer

Failing to report allegations of child abuse should be made a criminal offence, according to the former director of public prosecutions.

Keir Starmer has said he thinks there should be "mandatory reporting".

Declassified files uncovered by BBC Panorama show how schools and hospitals have repeatedly failed to protect children from sex offenders.

Viewers in the UK can watch Panorama - After Savile: No More Secrets, Monday 4 November, 20:30 GMT on BBC One.

  • 04 Nov 2013
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