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Image caption The report cited the case of shamed rock star Gary Glitter. UK authorities are failing to use the powers they have to stop British sex offenders travelling abroad to abuse children, according to an inquiry. Only a small fraction of orders made against offenders included a ban on foreign travel, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse found. It cited the case of shamed rock star Gary Glitter, who abused children abroad after an earlier conviction. The IICSA says the burden of proof for travel bans should be lowered. The inquiry's report found measures applied to people convicted of a sexual offence - such as a sexual harm prevention orders (SHPO) - have only had a minimal impact on restricting foreign travel. Full story

9 January

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