Rock was deputy head of David Cameron’s policy unit at the time of his arrest and they have known each other since the late 1990s.
Patrick Rock became an advisor to various Ministers during the 1990s, including Michael Howard and also Chris Patten
Patrick Rock is due back in court this month – big secret as to the exact date – no mention in msm.
At the time of his arrest, Allott was the deputy head teacher at St Benedict’s
He was identified after intelligence was received that an individual had been using video conferencing facilities to share indecent images of children with other paedophiles around the UK.
Judge Peter Hillen said :
…engaged in public service and political service. Someone who has engaged in charity work. Someone who was a high flyer
‘It was at the drug parties that you became aware of, and addicted to, indecent images of children. I use the phrase of a PAEDOPHILE RING, that’s precisely what that was.
Allott, a former Tory councillor, who served on the Perivale ward from 2006-2010
Peter Allott, 37, worked at £15,000-a-year school in London but now jailed for 33 months
When detectives from the National Crime Agency’s specialist child abuse team arrested Allott in December last year, they found nearly 700 illegal images and videos of children and extreme pornography.
5 May 2016
The deputy head of a scandal-hit Catholic private school was jailed today after admitting getting hooked on child pornography blowing £600 a week on paedophile drug parties.
The Cambridge–educated deputy headteacher became addicted to child sex images and Class A drugs after being introduced to both at ‘chemsex’ parties organised on gay dating app Grindr.
He amassed nearly 400 horrific images of children as young as two, which he kept on his iPhone and on a hard drive in his office at the £15,000-a-year St Benedict’s School.
The private school in Ealing, West London, which counts comedian Julian Clary, Tory peer Chris Patten and actor Andy Serkis amongst its alumni, has been dogged by scandal afterone teacher was convicted of nearly four decades of sexual abuse of children and another priest is still on the run from a child abuse charge.
The school and its linked Benedictine monastery, Ealing Abbey, was condemned four years ago for a ‘lengthy and cumulative failure’ to protect pupils in its care from child abuse.
The scandal led to five monks and three former teachers being linked to child abuse.
Allott was working at the school at the time of the abuse
Allott, originally from Barnsley, swapped images with a notorious paedophile, who used the internet name ‘Londonpaedo’ through Zoo. The internet sharing facility allows for an online conference call where perverts could chat and exchange images.
He studied history and politics at Hull University and gained a second degree in theology at the University of Durham.
He became an economic and politics teacher at St Benedict’s when aged 25, and was elected to Ealing Council for the Conservatives in 2006.
After a stint studying in Cambridge, Allott returned to St Benedict’s and was at the time of his arrest studying for a doctorate.
Paedophile Peter Allott left for a year in 2011 to work as a research associate for a project on the Prime Minister David Cameron’s “Big Society” initiative and Catholic social teaching at Cambridge University.
Child abuse inquiry set to drop investigation into Ealing Abbey monks
May 30 2017
An investigation into one of the worst scandals to afflict the Catholic Church in Britain is set to be dropped from the public inquiry into child abuse.
Next week lawyers for Alexis Jay, chairwoman of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), will propose that no evidence be called about decades of abuse of pupils at Ealing Abbey and its adjoining independent school, St Benedict’s.
Victims were furious and accused Professor Jay of backtracking on her previous promise not to reduce the scope of the inquiry. They said the move undermined the credibility of the inquiry, which has lost three chairwomen, cost more than £20 million and shown little tangible progress since it was set up by Theresa May in 2014.
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Cambridge University students ‘abused child sex slaves’ – escaped prostitute reveals torment
An underage ‘sex slave’ claims she was hired out to students at the famous university.
She claimed she was just one of many underage sex workers who suffered violence and abuse at the hands of wealthy men in the 1980s.
“I was the youngest one there. A lot of the men were people who wanted to be quite violent,” she said. “There were men who had a lot of money and would pay for a long time.
“Some of it was Cambridge students. A lot of them were rich students who you could tell were training to be politicians and saw themselves as very privileged people. The way they treated us was as if they could do what they liked with us.”
The woman, who has not been named for legal reasons, has since left Cambridge, where she grew up. She described a grooming process that has similarities to the systematic abuse of children in towns such as Rotheram and Newcastle.
“All the men were at least ten years older than the girls,” she said. “You had to sit at the bar and the men would choose somebody. But you would get a lot of free drinks and drugs.
“A lot of it seems really fragmented in my mind. But I remember the flats you were taken to were nearby. It was men queuing up to do what they liked with you. There was a lot of gang raping and really violent men. It was really quite horrible, especially for underage girls.”
The woman says her suffering was so immense that she even considered suicide. She claims she was trapped in the cycle of exploitation.
She said: “I think sex slavery is something you do that you have no choice about. There was violence involved and it was really hard to get out of it.
“There is mental abuse as well as violence, and you are made to feel as if you are not really human. The most important thing for me is it was not work. It was done without a choice.”
She claims she escaped the torment after being hospitalised by an aggressive client: “I had a chance to think about what was going on, and I decided to run away,” she said.
“I thought I should either kill myself or run away. I went to Manchester and it kind of changed my life. I realised I deserved more out of life. I needed to get away from Cambridge to live. I didn’t feel safe.”
A leading child protection officer has suggested paedophiles who view indecent images should not be given criminal sanctions unless they pose a physical threat to children, according to The Times.
Lower level offenders should be given counselling and rehabilitation and police should focus on the most dangerous paedophiles with access to children and those looking at the most serious images, Simon Bailey, the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for child protection, is reported to have said.
…alternatives needed to be looked at as increasing reports of sexual abuse have pushed the situation to “saturation point”.
The Times quoted Mr Bailey as acknowledging many people may be horrified at the stance…
MPs call for ‘immediate reassurance’ over child abuse image cases
07 Mar 2017
A group of influential MPs is “very alarmed” that Britain’s most senior child protection police officer should want to keep low-level offenders viewing abuse images out of the courts.
Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) chair Yvette Cooper is calling for “immediate reassurance” after the National Police Chiefs’ Council child protection lead suggested only paedophiles who pose a “really significant” physical risk to children should face a criminal sentence.
While thousands of suspects are being arrested every year in conjunction with the National Crime Agency (NCA), Chief Constable Simon Bailey said alternatives needed to be looked at as increasing reports of sexual abuse have pushed the situation to “saturation point”.
Worried by the “changes in approach” if implemented straight away, Ms Cooper said comments that forces cannot cope with the “huge proportions” of child sex abuse offences – up 80 per cent in three years – are “clearly of great concern to us”.
She wrote to Mr Bailey: “As you will know, for many decades institutions have put children at risk because it was seen as too difficult, not a priority or resources were insufficient to keep them safe.
“I would not want to see the same happen over online child abuse.”
The children’s charity National Association for People Abused in Childhood’s chief executive officer, Gabrielle Shaw, expressed concerns that Mr Bailey’s views could mean that “paedophiles who want to view indecent images of children now have the green light to do so?”.
Ms Shaw added:” If they think they won’t be thrown in jail, what’s to stop them from searching out these images to satisfy their sick appetites?”
Arguing there is no-such thing as a “low-risk paedophile”, she went on: “I don’t want anyone to think for a second that looking at an indecent image of a child is a victimless crime.
“Just because someone downloaded it, maybe paid for it, they might think it’s OK as they didn’t go and hurt a child physically? Except they have.
“They have fed the demand for these images, which means more children will be robbed of their innocence in the worst way possible.
“Those children have to grow up knowing these images will circulate for years – every time someone new views them they are being abused all over again. It never stops.”
“Police priorities reflect society’s priorities. And if you want child protection to be a priority, then let’s all say so.”
Cambridge professor in court over indecent images of children
Simon Jarvis is bailed after entering no pleas to 12 allegations of possessing and distributing indecent images of children
The Gorley Putt Professor of Poetry and Poetics at Cambridge University,
24 February 2017
A Cambridge University academic has appeared in court charged with possessing and distributing indecent images of children.
Prof Simon Jarvis, 53, a poetry specialist based at the English faculty, entered no pleas to the 12 allegations in a brief appearance at Cambridge magistrates court on Friday.
Jarvis spoke only to confirm his name, age and address, to say he understood the proceedings and that he did not wish to give an indication of plea.
He was bailed to appear at Cambridge crown court on 24 March and was told not to have any unsupervised contact with under-18s. Jarvis, who lives in Cambridge, was arrested last September.
A Cambridge University spokeswoman said: “The individual has been suspended pending an internal investigation, however, it would not be appropriate to comment further while legal proceedings are active.”
Jarvis, of Romsey Terrace, Cambridge, was arrested by National Crime Agency officers in September last year.
A young English poet, fostered by an ancient and glorious university, starts writing startling, experimental verses, which find their first audience among a talented, radicalized coterie of other young writers. He’s got amazing chops, especially when it comes to his metrics. He travels. He writes. He is appreciated, especially in the left-leaning quarters of the literary world. He moves to America, grows increasingly religious and perhaps less radical. He turns toward more traditional forms, shows a great aptness for rhyme, and embraces the Anglican Church.
The poet is, of course, W.H. Auden. Unless you add “…but moves back” after “He moves to America.” In that case, we’re no longer talking about Auden, we’re talking about Simon Jarvis.
Simon Jarvis, Gorley Putt Professor of Poetry and Poetics at Cambridge University, wrote to the AHRC chief executive, Rick Rylance, saying that the appearance of the phrase “big society” in the AHRC strategy document represented a “dangerous breach of the Haldane Principle”.
In the letter, which has been passed to the Guardian, Jarvis who has acted as an AHRC peer reviewer, also called for Rylance’s resignation.
“This slogan still sits there, bold as brass, in the middle of this document. Why … either you are impotent to resist this disgraceful piece of corruption, or you are actively complicit in it. Either case suggests that you are an inappropriate person to hold the post which you currently occupy,” he wrote.
I’m the Gorley Putt Professor of Poetry and Poetics. (This is a personal, not an established, chair. The Gorley Putt Lectureship to which I was appointed in 1998 was in English Literary History; professors appointed ad hominem are hereabouts, correctly, then invited to say for themselves just what they profess.) I got my Ph.D. here in 1993. I’ve also taught at Newcastle, Cornell and Johns Hopkins.
This conference brings together social and political scientists, feminist scholars, sexologists, psychiatrists, historians of science, as well as mental health practitioners and sexual rights activists to critically explore the sexual classifications produced by the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published in May 2013. The DSM is the standard reference for the classification of mental disorders, and its first major revision since 1994 is consequently an important global event. The conference will explore which categories of ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’, ‘healthy’ and ‘pathological’ sexualities and identities the new manual produces, and critically scrutinise their consequences for diagnostic practices as well as their wider social and political implications. The conference will take place on 4 and 5 July 2013 at the interdisciplinary Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) of the University of Cambridge. It is financially supported by CRASSH, the Wellcome Trust, the Sexual Divisions Study Group of the British Sociological Association, the French Institute, Northumbria University, the Laboratoire de Sociologie of the University of Lausanne, and The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES).
Supported by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH) at the University of Cambridge, the British Sociological Association Sexual Divisions Study Group, The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) and Northumbria University.
An academic conference at the University of Cambridge last July was told that paedophilic interest is “natural and normal for males”, and that “at least a sizeable minority of normal males would like to have sex with children… Normal males are aroused by children.”
Other topics discussed at the conference included “Liberating the Paedophile: A Discursive Analysis” and “Danger and Difference: the Stakes of Hebephilia” – hebephilia being sexual attraction to children in early puberty.
1966-1970: coming out as gay, starting a PhD on gay life in London at the LSE, starting teaching at a soon-to-be Poly (Middlesex), and becoming a sociologist and a member of the National Deviancy Conference. I was not directly involved in the student politics of 1968, but was involved in gay reformism (at the Albany Trust) and then in 1970 with the LSE based Gay Liberation Front.
Post #1103 mentions 1968 Albany Trust Ken Plummer! #Uni of Essex
‘Paedophilia is natural and normal for males’
How some university academics make the case for paedophiles at summer conferences
05 Jul 2014
“Paedophiles are told they are the seducers and rapists of children; they know their experiences are often loving and tender ones. They are told that children are pure and innocent, devoid of sexuality; they know both from their own experiences of childhood and from the children they meet that this is not the case.”
As recently as 2012, Prof Plummer published on his personal blog a chapter he wrote in another book, Male Intergenerational Intimacy, in 1991. “As homosexuality has become slightly less open to sustained moral panic, the new pariah of ‘child molester’ has become the latest folk devil,” he wrote. “Many adult paedophiles say that boys actively seek out sex partners … ‘childhood’ itself is not a biological given but an historically produced social object.”
Prof Plummer confirmed to The Sunday Telegraph that he had been a member of PIE in order to “facilitate” his research.
^ In 2013, a conference on sexuality was held by the University of Cambridge. One speaker, Professor Philip Tromovitch of Doshisha University in Japan, claimed in his presentation on “The Prevalence of Paedophilia” that “paedophilic interest is normal and natural in human males”.
Also at the conference was a man not often invited to respectable events, at least not since his high-profile convictions and subsequent imprisonment for the possession of child abuse images. Tom O’Carroll, who gained notoriety in the 1970s as chair of PIE, is a campaigner for the rights of paedophiles.
The statement that paedophilia is “natural and normal” was made not three decades ago but last July (2013).
It was made not in private but as one of the central claims of an academic presentation delivered, at the invitation of the organisers, to many of the key experts in the field at a conference held by the University of Cambridge.
(One) attendee and enthusiastic participant from the floor, was Tom O’Carroll, a multiple child sex offender, long-time campaigner for the legalisation of sex with children and former head of the Paedophile Information Exchange. “Wonderful!” he wrote on his blog afterwards. “It was a rare few days when I could feel relatively popular!”
Tom O’Carroll – former chairman of PIE Paedophile Information Exchange
O’Carroll was jailed in 2006 for distributing indecent images of children
His conviction in 2006 came after cops infiltrated two paedophile rights groups and found 50,000 images of young boys being abused.
Paedophilia in Cambridge Academia:
Donald West is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Criminology at the University of Cambridge, and a former Director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge
Donald West will have exerted a considerable influence, not only on Criminology students at the University of Cambridge, but also on students from other universities who were exposed to his work.
Criminology graduates often go on to careers in the police service, the probation service, and the social work profession, and some go on to work with cases involving child abuse. West’s published work in the field of criminology reveals some deeply disturbing views on child sexual abuse, especially considering his position of authority and influence.
Donald West wrote that child sexual abuse was sometimes “beneficial”, referred to child abusers as “lovers”, and referred to a child being abused by an adult as a “relationship”.
“Admittedly, pedophiliac relationships do sometimes seem beneficial. A child may learn much from a consistent and caring adult lover and come to cherish him as a friend long after the period of erotic attachment has passed. ”
He advises against “over-reacting” by contacting the police in cases of child sexual abuse, and warns that the effects of an investigation are “certainly worse than the effects, if any, of the sexual activity itself”.
In fact, West is against the criminal prosecution of child sexual abuse no matter how young the victim, as long as the abuse is “consensual”
An academic in Europe had infiltrated Ipce, an international paedophile organisation, and I was being sent their online correspondence each day.
It was apparent that many members were academics, driven by a desire to persuade the rest of society that sex with children was acceptable and to influence legislators all over the world to lower the age of consent.
Intriguingly, there wasa clear link to Glasgow University and a suggested link to Cambridge University.
I had expected that my inquiries to the press offices at Glasgow and Cambridge would be dealt with professionally. I was disappointed …
Spencer awardedQueen’s Counsel honoris causa,given as a special token of respect
April 18, 2003
The Queen approved the appointment of Prof John Spencer and Prof John Bell as Queen’s Counsel honoris causa,given as a special token of respect. They are two of just three selected from around the country for public recognition of services to legal education.
A prosecuting barrister in the Jessica Wells and Holly Chapman case is among four legal experts from Cambridge to achieve top honours given to lawyers.
Also appointed QC was Karim Khalil, who is 1st junior counsel for the Crown Prosecution Service in the murder trial of the two schoolgirls from Soham.
Cambridge University paedophile Jonathan Jenkins freed over fears prison would ruin studies
Sentencing Jenkins, Judge Hawkesworth
Judge Gareth Hawkesworth – Cambridge graduate
06 Apr 2009
Judge Gareth Hawkesworth has freed a Cambridge University student found with pornographic images of children on his computer, claiming sending him to prison would be a ‘cruel and pointless’ exercise.
Former Selwyn College student, Jonathan Jenkins was caught with 293 indecent images on his computer
Jenkins, a who now studies in Bath, pleaded guilty to 15 counts of making indecent images of children and one count of possession at Cambridge Crown Court.
Five of the images Jenkins downloaded, which were of girls aged nine to 15, were classed as level five pornography – the most serious classification on the Copine Scale used to assess the severity of such images.
The decision angered children’s groups who said that the sentence did not adequately reflect the severity of the crime.
“A four-month suspended sentence does not send out the required strong message and does not act as a deterrent.
“The concern about the interruption of his studies will be read with some anger by the victims of child abuse.”
Eton College calls in police over claims ex-housemaster went to parties swapping photos of naked children as new documentary exposes chilling scale of boarding school sex abuse
The late Raef Payne is accused of trading indecent images with other men
School reported the allegations to Thames Valley Police when made aware
Since 2012 425 people have been accused of sex attacks at UK boarding schools
Boarding Schools: The Secret Shame – Exposure airs on ITV tomorrow night
It is presented by Alex Renton, who was abused at Ashdown House, East Sussex
Feb 19 2018
A former teacher and housemaster at Eton College has been reported over alleged child abuse.
The late Raef Payne has been accused of swapping pictures of naked children with other men at parties in the latest case of suspected historic abuse at a British boarding school.
The elite college reported its former staff member to Thames Valley police after the allegations surfaced in a book.
Eton College (pictured) reported the allegations to Thames Valley police after Raef Payne was accused of swapping pictures of naked children
These historic abuse allegations follows claims of drunken floggings at the school, The Sunday Times reports.
A spokesperson for Eton told the paper: ‘We became aware of an allegation relating to a former member of staff and we contacted the police.
‘As a school, we take our safeguarding responsibilities extremely seriously and always pass any allegations to the relevant authorities.’
It comes ahead of an ITV documentary that will be shown tomorrow night at 10.45pm titled Boarding Schools: The Secret Shame – Exposure.
It is presented by Alex Renton, a victim of abuse at Ashdown House, which is the former preparatory school of Boris Johnson, Viscount Linley and Damian Lewis.
He was abused by maths teacher Thomas Keane at the school in East Sussex, where paedophile Martin Haigh also taught.
In tomorrow’s documentary, Mr Renton speaks with a person who was abused by Haigh, who was jailed for 12 years in March last year.
Thomas Keane, top, abused Alex Renton at Ashdown House in East Sussex where Martin Haigh, bottom, also taught before being jailed for historic sex offences at the school
The documentary exposes how one paedophile teacher was sexually abused by five masters when he was at prep school.
‘It never did me any harm,’ is the teacher’s chilling conclusion in the documentary, which focuses on schools at which 75,000 children still board today.
Today 24 police forces released figures showing that 425 people have been accused of sex attacks at UK boarding schools since 2012.
Figures also showed at least 160 people have so far been charged. Of those accused, more than 170 faced allegations of historical abuse, with 125 alleged to have attacked children recently. Police are investigation 31 cases.
In the 1990s, allegations surfaced of drunken floggings at Eton. Anthony Chenevix-Trench, who was the school’s headmaster in the 1960s, was said to have cried after engaging in the beatings.
Some Old Etonians said they deserved floggings while others dubbed it a ‘bizarre ritual’.
It is expected that this year’s independent inquiry into child sexual abuse will consider boarding schools.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Chancellor since 1977, steps down in 2011
Prince Philip viewed the construction site of the new home for Humanities and Social Sciences on West Road which, it was announced today, will be named The Alison Richard Building in honour of the Vice-Chancellor Emerita.
Prince Philip’s final duty as Chancellor was the conferring of Honorary Degrees on eight distinguished individuals at a special Congregation in the Senate House.
Dame Alison Richard, an anthropologist and former Vice-Chancellor of the University, Honorary Fellow of Newnham College, of Wolfson College, and of Lucy Cavendish College received the title of Doctor of Law, honoris causa.
Alison Richard is co-trustee of the Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation, a board member at Prince Philip’s WWF-International (Prince Charles, is the current UK head of the WWF) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (along with James A. Baker, III, former secretary of state under George H.W. Bush and secretary of the treasury under Ronald Reagan) and chairs the Advisory Boards of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, Luc Hoffman Institute and Perrett Laver.
She was awarded the Green Globe Award of the Rainforest Alliance (1998), and the Verrill Medal, Yale University (2008). She was made Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Cambridgeshire in 2004.She is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish, Newnham and Wolfson Colleges, University of Cambridge.
Dame Alison Fettes Richard, DBE, DL- Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Cambridgeshire in 2004
One of the major duties of a Lord Lieutenant is to represent the Crown in her county.
This involves receiving members of the royal family on visits to the county, certain ceremonial duties connected with the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force, presiding at various civic and social events.
Dr Myles Bradbury: Why was paedophile doctor not stopped?
Bradbury known to authorities SIXTEEN months before arrest for abusing child cancer patients in Cambridge
Police chiefs across England and Wales have been asked if they failed to act on allegations against 2,300 suspected paedophiles.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has ordered chief constables to review how they handled material received from the National Crime Agency in November 2013 concerning alleged child abusers in their area.
Former police worker downloaded 110,000 indecent images of children
27 January 2012
A former police worker could face jail for possessing more than 110,000 indecent images of children.
Nicholas White admitted 20 counts of possessing indecent images and two of possessing extreme images at Cambridge Crown Court today.
He worked as a communications officer employed by Cambridgeshire Police and was deployed to a unit overseen by the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo).
Acpo is an independent body which brings together the expertise of chief police officers across the country
White had been employed since June 2008 and resigned after his arrest in February last year.
The charges cover more than 110,000 images including photographs and videos of eight-year-olds
Judge Gareth Hawkesworthsaid: ‘This report should not be taken as any indication of the likely sentence.
‘I keep all options, including custody, open.’
He was released on bail
A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: ‘All applications for employment with the constabulary are subject to rigorous checks and vetting, including the examination of criminal records and employment history.
‘Any allegations against employees are fully investigated and disciplinary action and, if necessary, criminal proceedings, will be instigated if appropriate.’
A former chaplain with Cambridgeshire Police has been jailed for 15 months after admitting possessing indecent images of children.
Detective superintendent Gary Ridgway, head of the Public Protection Unit, said: “Some images found on Talbot’s computer were at the highest level and his deliberate act to destroy further evidence means we will never know the true extent of his offending.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE: Internet porn allegations
17 September 2002
Cambridgeshire police were told that two of their officers were suspects in a child porn investigation a month before the men were assigned to the Soham murder inquiry.
West Midlands Police will now broaden their investigation into Cambridgeshire’s handling of the case to establish exactly when they knew that two of their officers appeared on the list of suspects in an internet pornography ring.
Detective Constable Brian Stevens acted as a family liason officer to the family of Jessica Chapman, and PC Anthony Goodridge was an exhibits officer on the inquiry.
Why did Cambridgeshire Council promote known paedophile Keith Laverack giving him access to children’s files?
In Cambridgeshire, Keith Laverack worked with numerous colleagues, four of whom are now also suspected of abusing children. Dennis Grain worked in Doncaster for the same group of private schools as Terence Hoskins who went on to become headteacher of St Aiden’s Community Home in Widnes, where he liked to thrash naked boys with a cane, which he then pushed into their backsides, while his housemaster, Colin Dick, indecently assaulted those who caught his eye. Dennis Grain had previously attacked boys in Danesford childrens’ home in Congleton, opening the door to three others, John Clarke, Joseph Smith and Brian Hudson, who set about the boys with relish. Dennis Grain, in the meantime, went off to work at Eton, where he became a housemaster. The web is almost endless.
While he was Principal of St Vincent’s, Alan Langshaw recruited a care worker named Edward Stanton, who joined in Langshaw’s orgy. Stanton appears to have got the job through the good offices of Roy Shuttleworth, who was continuing to abuse the boys at Greystone and who is believed to have known Stanton from their time in Birmingham when they took the same course in residential child care.
That course in Birmingham, in turn, is believed to have been lectured by Peter Righton, a notorious paedophile who attempted to legitimise his obsession in a series of academic studies. Righton, for his part, belonged to the Paedophile Information Exchange, along with Jack Bennett who joined in the abuse at Greystone. Righton had earlier worked in the same childrens’ home in Maidstone, Kent as Peter Howarth, who went on to become a legendary abuser in the homes of North Wales where he shared his indulgence with Steve Norris, formerly of Greystone
Peter Righton lectured not only in Birmingham but in numerous other colleges. Before he was finally taken to court and convicted, he became a highly regarded consultant in child care and, eventually, the Director of Education at the prestigious National Institute of Social Work in London, a position from which he was able to have some influence on Government policy.
With similar cynicism, Keith Laverack, who opened the catalogue of abuse at Greystone Heath, went on to run the Guardian Ad Litem panel for Cambridgeshire County Council, with the job of representing the interests of children in court cases. This job not only introduced him to the most vulnerable children in the area but also gave him access to files on abused children all over the country.
36. Keith Laverack – Master Greystone Heath Approved School for Boys. Got 18 years for abusing children at Kneesworth House School Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire in 1997. Greystone Heath School, Warrington, Cheshire, Midfield Observation and Assessment Centre, Oakington, Cambridgeshire and Kneesworth House School, Royston, Herts. The infamous Keith Laverack worked in all these establishments between 1965 and 1988.. He ran the Guardian Ad Litem panel and represented children and their best interests in Court cases. This allowed access to case files of vulnerable children nationwide. http://andrewgroveandco.com/page7.htm http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Camb…rom-prison.htm http://www.matso.tv/laverack2.html
A social worker by background, she worked in the Family Welfare Association in Lambeth and Brent and rose to become Director of Social Services.
former high-flyer, … was lined up for head of Cambridgeshire’s social services –
She was being blamed, as director of social services, by Brent council and punished for her role in the horrific murder of young Jasmine Beckford.
PIE’s Peter Righton was well known to Howarth and she trained Esther Rantzen’s sister Priscilla when they both worked in the paedophile infested London Borough of Lambeth. (small world)
None of that background stopped Valerie Howarth from moving up
She’s now Baroness Howarth of Breckland OBE ...
Esther Rantzen thought Howarth was the ideal candidate to run Childline
Baroness Howarth joined the House of Lords in 2001 and speaks on health, social care and consumer issues. She has a particular interest in children and is secretary to the All Party Parliamentary Children’s Group.
She was a key figure in the London left, working for the National Council for Civil Liberties for two decades.
But a Sunday People investigation reveals Pollard to be chief apologist for some of PIE’s most chilling demands.
Our investigation found that throughout her career Pollard gave a constant stream of support to paedophiles and promoted their views. She also:
Supported PIE’s call to scrap the age of consent.
Argued against the introduction of a bill to protect children.
Sat on committees with known paedophiles and PIE members.
Wrote a twisted essay defending sex between adults and children.
It emerged MP Harriet Harman, husband Jack Dromey and former Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt had been involved with the NCCL when PIE was affiliated to it.
Mrs Harman has subsequently moved to distance herself from Pollard and paedophiles, with a spokesman stating they “did not influence any of the work she did there”.
However one source involved with the London left in the 70s claims – embarrassingly for Mrs Harman – that she and Pollard did work together on occasions within the NCCL .
The source said: “Nettie was a big presence in the movement back in the 1970s and couldn’t be ignored by anyone wanting to get on in the NCCL.”
Our investigation first places Pollard in 1975 working as the Gay and Lesbian Officer for the NCCL.
And that brought her into close contact with the infamous PIE – the child sex group which campaigned to have the age of consent lowered or scrapped.
As well as her role at the NCCL, Pollard was and remains a significant member of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality – a group that defended PIE’s rights at their 1983 conference.
But even after PIE was disbanded in 1984, Pollard made no secret of her sympathy for the organisation’s aims.
In 1993 she contributed a defence of the sexualisation of youngsters to a book called Bad Girls and Dirty Pictures.
Entitled The Small Matter of Children, Pollard’s essay draws on work by knownpaedophiles such as former PIE vice-chair Warren Middleton to build its case.
Pollard argues child sex should be legal if the act is “consensual”.
It also uses language like “willing partners” to describe sex between adults and children.
But by far the most disturbing section is Pollard’s attempt to justify the sexualisation of children.
She writes: “Far from being ‘innocent’ and becoming sexual at puberty, as was once the common belief, it is now indisputable that everyone is sexual, even before birth.”
The research cited was also used in PIE’s bid to reduce the age of consent to just four.
Pollard continued to work for the NCCL until her mysterious departure from the group in 1997.
She was made redundant but reports from Feminists Against Censorship implies murkier reasons behind her exit.
A newsletter from the time reads: “Within the last several months, two of NCCL’s employees have remarked that the organisation’s longest-serving staff member, Nettie Pollard, was the last civil libertarian left on the payroll.”
Challenging the cost-cutting explanation given it added: “Since she is one of the few indispensable staff members, and the most expensive to make redundant, we suspect economy is not the reason.”
Pollard, whose Facebook page currently shows her support for causes including an anti-drones campaign and attacks on the “Big Brother” state, also showcases her taste in music with a link to indie rock band The Donutsh – described by one of their following as sounding “like Johnny Cash biting off Johnny Rotten’s head”.
She refused to answer the door to us when we visited her home.
Feb 2014: Convicted paedophile, Tom O’Carroll told The Guardian he remained a member of the NCCL’s gay rights committee for several years after Harman claimed his organisation was marginalised. NCCL archives in London have also shown how O’Carroll, a former chairman of PIE, asked Nettie Pollard, a staff member at the organisation, about the possibility of amendments to the 1978 child protection bill.
The student, named by a student newspaper as Owen Holland, read out a poem that included the lines: “You are a man who believes in the market and in the power of competition to drive up quality. But look to the world around you: your gods have failed.”
…the penalty does seem disproportionate.
“This is out of all proportion. Two and a half years for an entirely legal and peaceful protest is an absolute travesty and makes me ashamed to study at this university. The idea that you can protect freedom of speech by silencing protest is the height of hypocrisy.”
Individuals who sit on the university’s Court of Discipline.
Selwyn professor John Spencer
Member of the COURT OF DISCIPLINE
[Panel …Prof. John Rason Spencer, 2012]
Ian Beer CBE – wrote letter in support of convicted Queen’s College, Cambridge paedophile Rev Ball – played rugby for Cambridge University
A Cambridge judge’s (Hawkesworth) order to prevent the naming of a rapist, despite opposition from the News, has been overturned at the Royal Courts of Justice.
The Court of Appeal overturned an order earlier this year by Judge Gareth Hawkesworth at Cambridge Crown Court which banned the paper from identifying a convicted rapist who had been jailed
The News argued against his initial, incorrect attempts to use anonymity law to prevent the man being named and was successful. But the judge changed which law he would use to prevent the naming, despite opposition from the News.
The Press Association appealed against the order and the Court of Appeal agreed judges had no power to make orders giving defendants in rape cases anonymity.
CUCA alumni had considerable influence on British politics in the 1980s and 1990s, with the rise to prominence of the ‘Cambridge Mafia’ including cabinet ministers Michael Howard, Kenneth Clarke, John Gummer and Norman Lamont, who had dominated CUCA and the Cambridge Union in the early 1960s.
Janner: the author of Waterhouse Report was his president from Cambridge Union
Greville Janner/ Ronald Waterhouse 1950 Cambridge Union Society
Greville Janner and Michael Howard; patrons of the Cambridge University Jewish Society
Oliver Letwin –of BBC & Kids Company csa scandal – member of the Cambridge University Liberal Club.
The Cambridge Connection – A surprising number of ‘names’ had either gone to Cambridge or had later become Barristers
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