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po­lice in­ves­ti­gated al­le­ga­tions of sex at­tacks made by 40 in­di­vid­u­als against Ed­ward Heath and con­cluded that, had the for­mer prime min­is­ter still been alive, seven were se­ri­ous enough to merit ques­tion­ing him un­der cau­tion. The ear­li­est al­le­ga­tion dates back to 1956, when Heath was an up-and-com­ing back­bench MP; the last to 1992 by which time he would have been one of the best-known po­lit­i­cal fig­ures in Bri­tain, al­beit one whose pre­mier­ship ended in 1974. Of the seven al­leged of­fences deemed most cred­i­ble by po­lice, the vic­tims were five boys and two men.

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