Jan 01, 2015 By Ben Glaze
Tens of thousands of victims are likely to come forward when the Westminster child abuse inquiry finally begins, an MP has warned.
Labour’s John Mann said today investigators will struggle with the “vast” number of allegations being made.
The Bassetlaw MP added: “Probably it’s going to be many tens of thousands of people across the country. It really is an extraordinary number of people.
“The state can’t deal with the numbers of people coming forward.”
Home Secretary Theresa May announced the inquiry six months ago into claims of historical child sex abuse and a cover-up that allegedly goes to the heart of the establishment.
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