Claims Special Branch sought to cover up the involvement of an MP in child sex offences in the 1970s are to be investigated.
The accusation is one of 12 new cases of alleged historical corruption in the Metropolitan Police relating to the investigation of child abuse dating from the 1970s and 2000s, according to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
The majority of the investigations stem from allegations made by retired Met officers.
Another corruption allegation involves Essex Police and also relates to child sex offices.
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