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The BBC are reporting they have obtained a ‘briefing note’ saying 275 people have now made allegations under the Pallial investigation.

The report states “NCA investigators have been given 120 names or partial names of people said to have been involved in abuse, and work continues to fully identify them.”

It goes on to say “Investigators currently believe there are potentially 61 repeat offenders. 21 have been arrested and ten men charged. Sixteen are believed to have died and efforts are being made to locate others in the UK and abroad.”

There is no detail to how the note was obtained from the police investigation, but does say “Though the police investigation has ‘primacy’ this briefing note states says the Macur Review is continuing and police have not asked it to be delayed.”

You can read the BBC story here.