File on Labour peer accused of sex crimes against children is one of 114 that has been lost by the Home Office
A dossier on Lord Janner is among 114 files on child sex abuse that has vanished from the Home Office, it was revealed today.
The 1986 Janner file is mentioned in an investigation into an alleged government cover up but its contents remain a mystery.
The Home Office has refused to comment on the dossier, which could potentially conceal the name of a second person, it is alleged.
Last year NSPCC boss Peter Wanless led a review of Home Office files from 1979 to 1999 and concluded it would be 'impossible' to unearth this and the other 113 missing files.
According to the Daily Mirror the paper, titled ‘Greville Janner MP [redacted] re evidence in child abuse cases’ is listed as ‘not found’ and ‘presumed transferred to the MoJ [Ministry of Justice] but not located’.
It came as it emerged up to 30 people have now reportedly told police they were abused by Lord Janner, with more coming forward since it was announced he will not be charged with child sex offences.
Publicity surrounding the case has encouraged a new wave of alleged victims to come forward, The Times said last night.
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