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Rochdale MP calls for Cyril Smith inquiry

Rochdale MP calls for Cyril Smith inquiry
Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk has called for an investigation into claims his predecessor Sir Cyril Smith abused residents at a boys’ hostel in the town in the 1960s.

Mr Danczuk used a Commons debate to highlight the allegations after former residents told PoliticsHome how Smith made youngsters strip, fondled them and smacked their bare bottoms for punishment.

Today, Lancashire Police issued a statement calling for victims of the former MP to come forward.

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