Jimmy Savile

Health written question – answered on 21st October 2013.

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Photo of Frank Dobson Frank Dobson Labour, Holborn and St Pancras

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish his evidence that further units of the NHS may have been involved with law breaking by Jimmy Savile.

Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb The Minister of State, Department of Health

There are currently three main investigations under way—Broadmoor, Stoke Mandeville and Leeds General Infirmary. Kate Lampard is providing independent scrutiny of the quality and rigour of these investigations on behalf of the Department of Health. Investigations are also taking place at a further 10 trusts.

The Metropolitan Police Service has identified further information regarding Jimmy Savile that relates to the 13 ongoing investigations as well as to other hospitals.

The Metropolitan Police Service is still reviewing relevant information. It is not yet possible to say what further investigations may need to take place, as we have not yet received all the information.

We have committed to providing an update, including the names of any other hospitals involved, once we know where any further investigations may need to take place.

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