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"In May 1998, the matter was raised in the House of Lords by Lord Burton, who asked for a copy to be placed in the library of the House. Lord Sewel replied for the Government and refused.
Mr Matheson said: "If suspicions of a cover-up are ill-founded, I can see no reason why the Crown Office cannot put the report in strict confidence before a cross-party parliamentary committee for scrutiny."
Mr Matheson said he wanted to clarify the official reason for the suppression of the report. "There is also a suggestion that the report may be being kept secret in order to protect a couple of well-known individuals who had an association with Thomas Hamilton," he added.
A spokesman for the Crown Office said: "The 100-year closure was imposed by Lord Cullen to protect children.""