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Heroes for Exposing Child Sexual Abuse – Part 1 – Peter McKelvie / by Cathy Fox blog



Excellent work, Cathy! The way Britain’s paedo Establishment has treated McKelvie is utterly disgusting.


Pl read & RT!

Excellent article on Peter McKelvie & the shambolic article of falsehoods in Daily Fail & their lame (non)apology.


Heroes for Exposing Child Sexual Abuse – Part 1 – Peter McKelvie

Peter McKelvie worked as a Senior Child Protection manager for Hereford and Worcester.

As part of that work he was given access by West Mercia Police to Peter Righton’s Diary.

In his diary Peter Righton had listed the names and ages of each boy he had abused from 1957 onwards in categories of which institution the victims had been resident at the time, and most sickeningly of all, had scored each child’s level of abuse from 1 (touching) to 10 (buggery).

Peter McKelvie explains more here [6]

“One of the many reasons I contacted Tom Watson MP in October 2012 was my anger and frustration that Peter Righton had been allowed to die with just one minor conviction for possession of indecent images of children when I knew how evil a web he had spun in full sight of leading social work agencies such as the National Children’s Bureau and the National Institute of Social Work not to mention the high regard he was obviously held in at the Department of Health.

Much has been made of Savile being given the keys to Broadmoor.

Righton didn’t need the keys, he could walk in to any children’s home or local authority boarding school in the UK on ” official business ”

I was given full access by West Mercia police to Righton’s diaries and letters which gave the clues to a large network of Paedophiles with “official ” access to children.

Unfortunately my team weren’t allowed to pursue these leads ourselves as the alleged offences occurred outside our statutory geographical boundaries

We had to pass all our relevant information on to other local authorities.

With the full support of my then Director of Social  Services, David Tombs, I wrote a report for the Department of Health pleading for them to agree to fund and set up a “National Joint Social Worker/Police investigation team” so that we could pursue all the leads we had and go anywhere the evidence took us.

Righton in his diaries had made the task of investigation relatively straightforward.

He had listed the names and ages of each boy he had abused from 1957 onwards in categories of which institution the victims had been resident at the time,and most sickeningly of all, had scored each child’s level of abuse from 1 (touching) to 10 (buggery)

My Director was prepared to release me and 2 of my social workers to be part of such a team if we were seen as suitable applicants. Nothing came of this request and this huge body of evidence against Righton fell in to a black hole. A small group of us, a very senior Police  Officer, two very experienced investigative journalists and myself met with a senior Opposition Party MP in 1994 to lodge a complaint and demand action.

We named MP’s that we believed might be involved in this organised network. Nothing came of that either.

My Director David Tombs retired in 1994 and my team was closed down and disbanded virtually immediately afterwards.” [6]

Peter McKelvies team was closed down.

This was a Hereford and Worcestershire document from 1993 which Peter McKelvie authored. It mentions

  • Righton’s PIE links
  • Links to the Swedish and Norwegian “PIE’s”
  • Organised abuse in Gozo, Malta with Righton and another man involved in “trade” in victims
  • Likely paedophiles as a bishop, social services and education staff and civil servants
  • Individuals in possible major institutional abuse
  • Ability to prove that Righton abused many boys in a school 30 years ago (probably Redhill School)
  • Righton’s connections to “rentboy” scene in London
  • Righton abuse of boys, either in care or known to social services, all over the country
  • Several boxfuls of letters and his diaries

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In another document entitled “A Personal Viewpoint” Peter McKelvie suggests

  • Coordinated network of professionals involved in abuse of children
  • Access to children was easy via various official schemes
  • Children were being trafficked around the country
  • Small joint task force of 4 experienced social workers and 4 police be set up
  • Task force should investigate PIE and abuse in social work

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Peter Righton, a serial child abuser, got away with it all the way until his death in 2007, even though there was evidence written in his own hand in diaries and letters.

He was Director of the National Institute of Social Work Directors and despite his host of contacts all over Britain, and uninhibited access to children through the Social Services, Righton was never tried for serious sexual assaults or rape.

All he ever got was a fine of £900 when he was caught importing child abuse images in 1992, and separately a caution for indecent assault, probably in 1994/5 [15]

arrest1992 Sept 17 Guardian Pg5  [HT @CraftyMuvva]

How did Righton get away with it?

“..Peter Righton was questioned about indecent assaults on children by the Obscene Publications Squad in November 1994 – several months after the Hereford & Worcester investigation had been shut down, and after the BBC documentary Secret Life of a Paedophile had been broadcast [June 1]”[9]

BBC Secret Life of a Paedophile[9]

Righton’s contacts were numerous, some are outlined here Goodness and Harmony Diplomatic Connections and PIE / Diplomat Robert Alston – brother of Richard Alston[26]

Also many are here, (click on link below the picture on the number)

Greenlight Brain Peter Righton [28]

Nearly all of those connected to him got away with it as well. Most appear never to have even been charged.  Those that did get charged got lightly dealt with.

Richard Alston got away with it – at present I cannot find any conviction from 1992-95 for Richard Alston who was Peter Rightons long term partner, and Headmaster of New Barns School for special needs pupils in Toddington, Gloucestershire.

Charles Napier got away lightly. Although he had a conviction from back in April 1972 for indecency with schoolboys in his charge [15] it appears that no effort was made to look for further abuse since. Napier was charged with just two counts of indecent assault and received a 9 month sentence. This was possibly for the abuse mentioned in the letter found at Bloomfield’s House. Charles Scott Napier 1995 Dec 8 Court of Appeal [18]. Charles Napier is the half brother to Conservative MP and recent minister John Whittingdale.

Morris Fraser was connected to Righton, but in his own right was connected to many others,and a prolific child abuser wherever he went.  Bits of Books Blog has a good timeline Dr Morris Fraser, Belfast, Long Island New York, Islington[27]

A proper investigation of Fraser by the Obscene Publications Squad would have investigated the Azimuth Trust. It had featured in the television programme about Righton – Secret Life of a Paedophile[9]. Fraser had been accused of child sexual abuse in the Report of the Azimuth Trust Cornwall Council Publish 1994 Azimuth Trust Report [19]

The Paedophile Information Exchange, PIE was probably the most notorious child abuse organisation ever. Peter Righton was one of the founder members. There was documentary evidence of his host of connections to many members. Nothing was done.

(click on link below the picture on the number)

Greenlight Brain PIE[29]

Abroad Righton also had connections in Norway, Sweden, Malta and the Netherlands

Whoever is responsible for shutting down the investigation into Righton, and his connections is culpable for all the abuse carried out by Righton, Napier, Alston and others since 1994. Many serial child abusers were allowed to spend most of their lives abusing children.

The fact that the investigation did not far was not due to lack of evidence, it did not get far for other reasons. What were they?

Who was responsible?

Michael Hames was Head of the Obscene Publications Squad from 1990 until his retirement in Sept 1993, [p297] Wikipedia states 1994 [8]

Let us look at what Hames says of the investigation in his book. 2001 Michael Hames The Dirty Squad  is available here [15]

Hames on the Peter Righton Investigation

[All information and pages numbers in this section is from Hames book unless stated [15]]

Hames’s section on Peter Righton starts on page 208. He says he heard of the Righton case in September 1992 with a phone call from a detective in Evesham, West Mercia. They had been on a raid with customs, and found disturbing things at the house of Peter Righton.

Hames rang Valerie Howarth from Childline to find out who Peter Righton was, found he was a “big fish”. That day he sent 2 officers to help search Righton’s house in Evesham under a search warrant and seized a large amount of material.

They wanted to continue the inquiry continued at Righton’s partner, Richard Alston’s school in Gloucestershire, where he was Headmaster and Righton a governor, but Hames says that was not met with enthusiasm.

Hames spoke to Herbert Laming, Chief Inspector of Social Services Inspectorate, who told him that government ministers and himself were keen to get to the truth and that a comprehensive inquiry be established. This was begun by joint Police and Social services team in Hereford and Worcester.

It was found that Righton was a member of PIE and contributed a chapter of Perspectives on Paedophilia in 1981. He was charged with possession of indecent photographs, pleaded guilty and fined. Hames says that was the extent of action that could be taken against him under the law. This is correct for the images at the time, but not for his other offences.

They found Righton had written to Dept of Education to remove Charles Napier from List 99, of banned teachers. Napier had been convicted on indecency in 1972 with schoolboys in his charge.

Investigation was made into Alston’s school in West Country.  According to Hames [15] Operation Clarence was set up by him with the officers responsible Graham Passingham and Dave Flanagan, targeting schoolmasters and people involved in Education in particular, which soon traced links between Righton and other offenders.

According to Bob Long and Bob McLachlans book  [p178 [31]] Operation Clarence started to investigate a paedophile network consisting mainly of public school teachers, doctors, clergy men, and others involved in social work [31]. No mention is made of Peter Righton.

David Bloomfield (I think wrongly spelled Blomfield in Hames’s book) Chief Executive of charity Standing Conference on Schools Science and Technology was a target, where they found child abuse images in his flat and a letter from Napier [15]

Napier was employed as teacher in Cairo and the letter boasted of abuse against boys there.

Hames says the inquiry finished in 1994, and the results were disappointing despite building up a huge database.

  • Napier having previously been suspended by the British Council was suspended, and when he returned to UK was arrested, charged with indecent assault and given 18 months. [The court appeal [18] clearly states that the two 9 months sentences, one for each count of indecent assault were concurrent not consecutive ie a total of 9 months, not added together, so Hames appears to have got this wrong]
  • Blomfield [correct probably Bloomfield] was fined for possession of what was called then “child pornography” and sacked from his job. He went to Portugal.
  • Righton was cautioned for an offence of indecent assault that had taken place 30 years previously.
  • The Home Office left the recommendation from the joint investigation that a National inquiry be set up on file. [NB further research check Home Office and who might have been there in 1994]

[Would be useful if someone with the book could upload relevant pages]

Christopher Harry Ashby, UK, a primary school teacher from Kent was arrested and found guilty as well Philip Taylor [32]

This leaves many questions about the Police investigation both with Hames in charge and after he had left.

Was the investigation carried out properly when Hames was Head of the unit? Even he says he was disappointed with the outcome.

  • Was a caution really the best that could be achieved with the wealth of evidence that we now know he had in Righton’s diary? Strangely Hames did not mention such a goldmine find in his book.
  • When did the unit under Hames interview Righton, if at all?
  • Why did they not follow up Righton’s serious offences?
  • Why was no action taken against Richard Alston? Was that Hames’s decision?
  • Was this really the best the investigation into all the other contacts of Righton?
  • Why were no PIE contacts arrested and charged?
  • Was there any interference from Government departments?

Hames had a heart attack and DCI Jim Reynolds came into the squad from Stolen Motor Vehicle Squad and then took over when Hames retired [p45 [31]]. It is uncertain when Hames was off with a heart attack, or when Reynolds actually took over, and who was acting head in the meantime.

  • Why did the Unit interview Righton in Nov 1994? It was over 6 months after the TV programme.
  • Was it this Nov 1994 interview that ended in a caution?
  • Why did they not follow up Righton’s serious offences?
  • Why did they not follow up PIE connections?
  • Why did they not follow up abuse abroad?
  • Was there any outside interference from any Government departments?
  • Why was the investigation shut down?
  • Who shut it down?

It appears that Hames and Reynolds have questions to be asked about their time in charge and the lack of results on the child sexual abuse of Righton, Alston, PIE and more.

Righton moved to Suffolk, with Richard Alston to the Thornham Magna Estate near Eye, owned by Lord Henniker.

[As an aside, another child abuser Norman Walker [35] owned the Diana Quenton School, Park House, Palgrave, Suffolk, and had connections in Eye. If anyone knows  of any connections of Walker in the area I would be grateful and particularly grateful if anyone has any documents or paper from the School. Could you check them for a watermark and contact me if there is one.]

Child Sexual Abuse in 2012

Let me jump forward in time 18 years to October 2012. All this time during which children were being abused by Righton, Alston and Napier and others in PIE.

Most people in 2012 did not know that child sexual abuse was widespread and affected millions of people. That milestone had not been reached, that Rubicon had yet to be crossed.

Details about Jimmy Savile’s child abuse and the cover up of it by the BBC was just starting to come out. On 19 October 2012 the Metropolitan Police Service launched a formal criminal investigation, Operation Yewtree, into historic allegations of child sexual abuse by Savile and other people

In Oct 2012 Peter McKelvie had approached Tom Watson and briefed him on the Peter Righton case that had got virtually nowhere in 1992

On 24th October 2012 Tom asked a question, recorded in Hansard [13]

paedoringhansardHowever it is best to watch it, if only for David Cameron’s face which appeared as though he was having a severe bout of constipation.

 

2012 Oct 24 Tom Watson question re Righton network in House of Commons [12]

Tom Watson expanded a little in his blog later that day

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The establishment, the deep state and the child abusers themselves were no doubt very worried indeed at the spotlight being put on them as never before.

Another couple of boundaries had been crossed.

  • Mentioning child sexual abuse in the House of Commons, something rarely done and probably not done since Geoffrey Dickens
  • Bringing up the subject of child sexual abuse by VSIP (Very Self Important Persons) in Westminster and Number 10 Downing Street

(Incidentally another significant factor is that Tom Watson had a powerful enemy in Rupert Murdoch, having written a book exposing his Murdoch’s dodgy workings which helped lead Murdoch to what he famously said was the most humble day of his life, before a Parliamentary panel. So Watson was always going to get a hard ride from the Sun, the Times, Sky etc)

Peter McKelvie took the responsible course, when it was easier to do nothing. He had told an MP who he thought would take him seriously, and did. He should be warmly praised for his actions.

This was way before a National inquiry or IICSA was being considered.

In 2013 Peter McKelvie sent letters to the David Cameron and Nick Clegg only to get the brush off from a communications unit [10] Spotlight on Abuse Category Peter McKelvie.

He even got replies from non existent people. You can see many of his letters here Spotlight on Abuse Category Peter McKelvie[10]

They all show a responsible man dedicated to exposing the truth about child rape that he had evidence was happening and that had in the past been either virtually ignored by the Police or they were directed to drop the Inquiry by departments in government, despite much evidence of organised abuse within social services and child trafficking and PIE.

On Jul 8 2014 the Home Secretary to her credit, finally bowing to building pressure, announced an inquiry into child abuse, it seems probably against the wishes of other ministers including Prime Minister David Cameron.

Police opened several Operations from Peter McKelvie’s initial information.

Peter McKelvie was a major if not the major influence on the setting up of the initial umbrella inquiry Operation Fairbank by the Metropolitan Police in late 2012. This  was a scoping exercise and as a result of allegations arising from Operation Fairbank, a full criminal investigation, Operation Fernbridge, was launched in February 2013. Various spin offs came from this eg Operation Cayacos which investigated allegations of a paedophile ring linked to Peter Righton [30]

It resulted in the arrest and charging of Charles Napier, this time for crimes more on a scale of the crime she had perpetrated. Richard Alston was also jailed for 21 months.

On 23 Dec 2014 the Daily Mail’s Mark Duell trumpeted Napier’s hundreds of assaults on at least 23 victims dating back to the before his previous obviosuly insufficient charges. Tory MP’s half-brother who was known as ‘Rapier Napier’ by his pupils and helped run Paedophile Information Exchange is jailed for 13 years for HUNDREDS of sex assaults on young boys in the 60s and 70s [17]

One victim even estimated he abused a quarter of the pupils he taught [17]

Peter McKelvie gives his take in the East Anglian Daily times after Richard Alston was found guilty. [34]

Peter must have been feeling mixed emotions, satisfaction that his information and persistence had led to the starting of these Operations but frustration that the 1992-4 Obscene Publications Squad  inquiry had missed a golden opportunity to stop Napier, Alston, Righton and many others hurting more children for life.

Peter was appointed to the Victims’ and Survivors Consultative Panel (VSCP) of National Child Abuse Inquiry on Jul 9 2015 [14]. This was a surprise to many people, who although they knew of his excellent work against child sexual abuse, never had an inkling that he might have been subjected to this abuse himself.

Publicly outing himself selflessly in a bid to help others, another brave decision. A downside was that the Inquiry, now being heavily lawyer driven prevented him making any public statements.

Then out of the blue, on Oct 15 2015 came this bizarre article from the Mail, with Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill on the byline.

It was nothing short of a vicious hatchet job on Peter McKelvie.

Mail Hatchet Job on Peter McKelvie

 

mailmckelviesmearmailmckelvvsmear2mailsmearmckelv3The Mail stated Peter McKelvie

  • “plotted” to smear top Tory MP
  • gave Tom Watson false information
  • tried to wreck a top Torys career with paedophile smears
  • wrongly claimed the MP was linked to child molestors
  • made “baseless smears”
  • and his credibility has been thrown in doubt

Pretty damning stuff at first sight on a superficial basis, or if you were unaware of the true position and facts, which of course most Daily Mail / Mail Online readers are.

My opinion

I made clear my opinion at the time, as did others.

cathywrighttweetsmailslur3Stephen Wright @mailwright closed his twitter account about a week after publishing the defamatory article as is referred to above.

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However sadly Peter McKelvie resigned next day from the panel [14]

 

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I am unsure of the facts and circumstances surrounding this.

  • Was Peter McKelvie’s resignation a coincidence nothing to do with the Mail hatchet job?
  • Did the Inquiry bow to newspaper pressure and invent a reason that Peter McKelvie should leave, and then advised him to resign, fearful of more bad publicity?
  • Did Peter McKelvie leave entirely of his own accord, to fight the false allegations, to prevent further publicity or even some other reason?

One thing I do know is that Peter, having done more than almost anyone else to bring the child rape and child abuse to the correct police and political avenues, time and again and face setback and cover up over 20 years, will have felt the humiliation of these false allegations deeply.

Where does this leave the Mail story by Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill? 

Well quite frankly in tatters.

None of their opinion is correct in fact.

Not one piece of evidence is provided by the Mail, and as is routine for the corporate media, no links or references to where those opinions were derived from.

The only part of article Report that is not the Mail’s or writer’s opinion is the opinion attributed to Mike Hames.

I do not trust the Mail or the two people purporting to be journalists on the byline to accurately reflect the opinion of anyone. Further proof is needed of the quotes and it would also be good to know if Hames is paid by the Mail.

That being said, the Mail says

“A former senior Scotland Yard officer, who concluded more than 20 years ago that there was no substance to Mr McKelvie’s claims about a paedophile ring linked to Downing Street, said he was ‘surprised’ by his appointment.
Mike Hames, respected ex head of the Met’s paedophile squad, added: ‘Mr Watson’s claims about the Downing Street-linked paedophile ring set the hare running on the VIP sex ring scandal. But there has never been any substance to these claims, which originated from Mr McKelvie.”

This appears to say that Hames concluded there was no substance to a link to Downing Street.

Even accepting Hames is reported accurately and his premise is true for the purposes of this point, (and of course there is much to said against), it is no reflection on Peter McKelvie in bringing the matter to the attention of the correct authorities, and Peter had good reason and information to believe what he told Watson. Note also that Hames does not deny a link to Parliament.

Hames quite clearly has a vested interest that his inquiry is not reinvestigated, as he would to a large extent be to blame if it was shown to be inadequate.

The recent Napier and Alston convictions alone show that the 1992-1994 Obscene Publications Squad investigation was inadequate. There are also many more people other than Napier and Alston who should be investigated.

The final comment that the Mail made was that “Mr McKelvie has close links to a man known as ‘Nick’. This is false. Peter McKelvie did not have “close links” to Nick but he did advise him to go to the Police, just as any other responsible person might, despite the police failings time after time in connection to child sexual abuse.

Nick was responsible for allegations which the now disbanded Operation Midland was investigating. The press have widely discredited Nick as a fantastist. I do not have the evidence to know whether this is true or not, or what is the truth about Nicks allegations.

However I believe that this was a transparent attempt by the writers to link Peter McKelvie to Nick to discredit Peter McKelvie by association. Further I believe that it was an attempt to link other VIP (VSIP) Operations to the Operation Midland one in the public mind, so as to discredit all VSIP child sexual abuse allegations.

I have no hesitation in saying that Mail article was false, and in my view defamatory and libellous, and that the Mail tried to smear Peter McKelvie.

But that is just my analysis. Read the opinion of Dr. Sarah Nelson about Peter McKelvie and his team.

She wrote a book Tackling Child Sexual Abuse : Radical Approaches to Prevention, Protection and Support [23].  Sarah is an expert in this field,  from 2006-11 an advisor to the Scottish  advisor to the Scottish Parliament’s  Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation  in Scotland in 2014.

She states Peter McKelvie’s team convicted about 38 paedophiles, and closed 7 boarding schools as well as unearthed evidence of a ring stretching to the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

She states, amongst many other things that the work of McKelvie’s team was one of the “striking successes in child protection”

HT @ciabaudo

Peter McKelvies integrity is solid.

I believe these cases are also due to Peter McKelvies information.

Sun MONSTER CAGED Who is Mark Frost? Paedophile teacher known as Andrew Tracey jailed for abusing boys in Thailand [22] 

Get Surrey Mercy for teacher with ‘secret room[24]

Mirror Sex offender who taught murder suspect Rurik Jutting also taught at school attended by David Cameron [25] 

The Integrity of Stephen Wright, Sam Greenhill and the Daily Mail

All this evidence leaves questions about the Mail article and Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill.

                                                         Stephen Wright lied and no apology

                                                   Sam Greenhill @s_greenhill lied and no apology

  • Why was it written?
  • Did Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill write this or were their names just put on the byline?
  • Was it written under instruction of someone higher up the Mail hierarchy, the owner of the newspaper, or were they told to write it by MI5 and secret services? If so who?
  • Why was it so inaccurate? The research was either abysmal or it was deliberate.
  • Is there any other reason that it was written apart from a hatchet job on Peter McKelvie?
  • Corporate media Mail wrote fake news. What are they trying to hide, and who are they trying to protect?

Then the other day, all the Mail can manage is a snivelling little non apology

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It is quite bizarre.

Is this a non-apology apology? They are unlikely to do this through choice. Why should they do this so long after the event?

In an ideal world, the Mail should be made accountable for their sanctions and false statements. That could be said to be in court in public and made to justify their statements.

However we do not live in an ideal world, especially where rich corporations libel normal individuals. The corporations have many tricks to prevent this such as employing expensive lawyers, dragging out litigation, increasing stress on the victim and families, gag clauses to settle, payment into court of large sums  of money to prevent the case reaching court. If it does reach court and the judge awards less money than the money put into court then they have to pay the court costs of the other party, a gamble few will take, as it would drive them into bankruptcy.

No word from Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill. They should hang their heads in shame after writing that libellous drivel and hiding behind the Daily Mail and all the unfair advantages that gives them.

How dare Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill impugn the integrity of Peter McKelvie, who has worked steadfastly for years for the truth, when you accept the Mail’s 20 pieces of silver to wrongly slur this fine man.

Peter McKelvie is a hero.

Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill. Shame on you. You are not fit to wipe Peter’s arse.

Please note that victims of abuse may be triggered by reading this information. These links are generally UK based.

  • The Sanctuary for the Abused [A] has advice on how to prevent triggers.
  • National Association for People Abused in Childhood [B] has a freephone helpline and has links to local support groups.
  • One in Four [C]
  • Havoca [D].
  • Useful post on Triggers [E]  from SurvivorsJustice [F] blog.
  • Jim Hoppers pages on Mindfulness[G]  and Meditation[H] may be useful.
  • Hwaairfan blog An Indigenous Australian Approach to Healing Trauma[J]
  • Survivors UK for victims and survivors of male rape or the sexual abuse of men [K]
  • Voicing CSA group [L] helps arrange survivors meetings in your area
  • A Prescription for me blog Various emotional support links [M]
  • ShatterBoys -“Male Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse Inspiring change, Through Shared Experience Whilst Building Connections…Together We Can Heal” [N]

Links

[1]http://web.archive.org/web/20120401000000*/http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9668284/I-do-not-doubt-men-in-smart-cars-preyed-on-boys-but-justice-requires-detective-work-not-hearsay-.html

[2] 2012 Nov 12 Telegraph Eileen Fairweather ‘I do not doubt men in smart cars preyed on boys – but justice requires detective work not hearsay ‘http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9668284/I-do-not-doubt-men-in-smart-cars-preyed-on-boys-but-justice-requires-detective-work-not-hearsay-.html

[3] 2015 Oct 15 Mail Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill Abuse inquiry’s adviser plotted to smear top Tory: Whistleblower made baseless claims MP was linked to paedophiles http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3275002/Abuse-inquiry-s-adviser-plotted-smear-Tory-Whistleblower-baseless-claims-MP-linked-paedophiles.html

[3a] 2015 Oct 15 Mail Stephen Wright and Sam Greenhill Abuse inquiry’s adviser plotted to smear top Tory: Whistleblower made baseless claims MP was linked to paedophiles Archive http://archive.is/QcbkG

[4] 2015 Oct 16 BBC Abuse inquiry adviser Peter McKelvie resigns http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34551860

[5] Twitter @mailwright https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q=%40mailwright&src=typd archive http://archive.is/5pCsD

[6] 2014 Aug 21 Spotlight on Abuse Peter Righton was questioned about child sex offences in November 1994https://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/peter-righton-was-questioned-about-child-sex-offences-in-november-1994/

[6a] The Independent, 10th November 1994 as above

[7] 2014 Jun 13 Spotlight on Abuse Peter McKelvie asks Sir Tony Baldry MP to support a national independent inquiry into ‘decades of organised abuse’https://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2014/06/13/peter-mckelvie-asks-sir-tony-baldry-mp-to-support-a-national-independent-inquiry-into-decades-of-organised-abuse/

[8] Wikipedia Michael Hameshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Hames Archive http://archive.is/fvJ17

[9] 1994 June 1 BBC Producer Catharine Seddon Inside Story: The Secret Life of a Paedophile via 2013 Feb 22 Spotlight on Abuse https://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/bbc-inside-story-the-secret-life-of-a-paedophile/

[10] Spotlight on Abuse Category Peter McKelvie https://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/category/peter-mckelvie/

[11] Tom Watsons question webite

[12] 2012 Oct 24 Tom Watson question re Righton network in House of Commonshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1D1ZgUCn-Q

[12a]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3ERre38hns

[13] 2012 Oct 24 Hansard Tom Watson https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2012-10-24/debates/12102449000024/Engagements#contribution-12102449000175

[14]https://www.iicsa.org.uk/news/victims-and-survivors-consultative-panel-statement

[15] 2001 Michael Hames The Dirty Squadhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0316853216/ref=rdr_ext_tmb

[16] 2014 Dec 23 BBC  Charles Napier jailed for 13 years for child sex abuse http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30591158 guilty to abuse of 35 boys

[17] 2014 Dec 24 Mail Tory MP’s half-brother who was known as ‘Rapier Napier’ by his pupils and helped run Paedophile Information Exchange is jailed for 13 years for HUNDREDS of sex assaults on young boys in the 60s and 70s http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2885152/Tory-MP-s-half-brother-known-Napier-Rapier-pupils-jailed-13-years-HUNDREDS-sex-assaults.html

[18] 2017 Mar 6 cathy fox blog Charles Scott Napier 1995 Dec 8 Court of Appealhttps://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2017/03/05/charles-scott-napier 1995-dec-8-court-of-appeal/

[19] 2015 Feb 11 Cathy fox Blog Cornwall Council Publish 1994 Azimuth Trust Reporthttps://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2015/02/11/cornwall-council-publish-1994-azimuth-trust-report/

[20] 2014 Nov 7 Mail EXCLUSIVE – Revealed, how sex offender who taught ‘psycho banker’ accused of murdering two prostitutes was teacher at top prep school where David Cameron AND Prince Edward were pupilshttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2825773/Sex-offender-taught-psycho-banker-accused-murdering-two-prostitutes-teacher-prep-school-David-Cameron-Prince-Edward-pupils.html

[21] 2014 Nov 7 Mail EXCLUSIVE – Revealed, how sex offender who taught ‘psycho banker’ accused of murdering two prostitutes was teacher at top prep school where David Cameron AND Prince Edward were pupilshttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2825773/Sex-offender-taught-psycho-banker-accused-murdering-two-prostitutes-teacher-prep-school-David-Cameron-Prince-Edward-pupils.html Archive http://archive.is/gJb19

[22] 2017 Feb 9 Sun MONSTER CAGED Who is Mark Frost? Paedophile teacher known as Andrew Tracey jailed for abusing boys in Thailandhttps://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2765110/mark-frost-paedophile-teacher/ archive http://archive.is/i7e7T

[23] 2016 Dr. Sarah Nelson Tackling Child Sexual Abuse : Radical Approaches to Prevention, Protection and Support Pages 41 – 42 Closing down of successful investigations Pages 204 -205  Peter McKelvie’s team https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=wmtPDAAAQBAJ&pg=PA204&lpg=PA204&dq=sarah+nelson+peter+mckelvie&source=bl&ots=kBGot3lmPj&sig=Lacs455e4oOFEiMtQTu-bkWEpvA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjh0d2Gr4TSAhVpIcAKHckNBIMQ6AEIFTAE

[24] 2011 May 20 updated 2013 Jul 2 Get Surrey Mercy for teacher with ‘secret roomhttp://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/local-news/mercy-teacher-secret-room-4814844 Archive http://archive.is/QbkRS

[25] 2014 Nov 7 Mirror Sex offender who taught murder suspect Rurik Jutting also taught at school attended by David Cameronhttp://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/sex-offender-who-taught-murder-4590032 Archive http://archive.is/nfL9I

[26] 2016 Jul 30 Goodness and Harmony Diplomatic Connections and PIE / Diplomat Robert Alston – brother of Richard Alstonhttps://goodnessandharmony.wordpress.com/2016/07/30/diplomatic-connections-and-pie-diplomat-robert-alston-brother-of-richard-alston-part-1/

[27] 2014 Sept 13 Bits of Books Blog Dr Morris Fraser, Belfast, Long Island New York, Islingtonhttps://bitsofbooksblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/13/dr-morris-fraser-2/

[28] Greenlight Brain Peter Rightonhttps://webbrain.com/brainpage/brain/0FE31538-2121-8495-33A5-86073BE95DE1/thought/918#-1289

[29] Greenlight Brain PIEhttps://webbrain.com/brainpage/brain/0FE31538-2121-8495-33A5-86073BE95DE1/thought/918#-2245

[30] 2015 Dec BBC Historical child abuse: Key investigationshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28194271

[31] 2002 Bob Long and DCI Bob McLachlan The Hunt for Britain’s Paedophiles (paperback  Monsters and men) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hunt-Britains-Paedophiles-Bob-Long/dp/0340786035/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1488988287&sr=8-1

[32] 2015 Apr 14 Needleblog Operation Red Tag / Operation Deny https://theneedleblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/operation-red-tag-operation-deny/

[33] 2015 Oct 3 East Anglian Daily Times Child Abuser “should never have been teaching” via 2015 Oct 17  Needleblog Lest we forget Charles Napier and Richard Alston https://theneedleblog.wordpress.com/2015/10/17/lest-we-forget-charles-napier-and-richard-alston/

[34] 2014 Aug 7 East Anglian Daily Times Suffolk: Drive to discover more about child sex predator Peter Righton’s time in Suffolk and the links to national abuse inquirieshttp://www.eadt.co.uk/news/suffolk_drive_to_discover_more_about_child_sex_predator_peter_righton_s_time_in_suffolk_and_the_links_to_national_abuse_inquiries_1_3716846

[35] 2014 Sept 22 Spotlight on Abuse  Norman Walker: A link between UK children’s homes and the Amsterdam sex tradehttps://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/norman-walker-a-link-between-uk-childrens-homes-and-the-amsterdam-sex-trade/

[36] wrightblog.dailymail.co.uk

Christian crusader John Smyth in teen abuse scandal/ Son PJ Smyth heads US ‘megachurch’ embroiled in sex scandal/Archbishop Welby/Cover-Up

Update:

JOHN WHITTINGDALE, MP FOR MALDON & EAST CHELMSFORD.

 John Whittingdale: was a student (aged 14-18 yrs old) at Winchester College  1973-1977 when sadomasochist John Smyth was beating students

 

^ From the Trust Servant – Trusty Servant. This is the major publication of Winchester College Society and is primarily written for Old Wykehamists

https://www.joomag.com/magazine/trusty-servant-nov-2015-no120/0386364001447424078?page=18

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The leading QC John Smyth is accused of having brainwashed 22 young men Britain’s oldest public school, Winchester College in what victims now describe as a “cult”, persuading his victims the beatings could purge them of their sins.

Among them was Andy Moorse, who was 14-year-old pupil at Winchester College in 1975 when he was groomed. In less than two years, Moorse was accepting regular and violent beatings in  Smyth’s garden shed, he told the BBC.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04/11/john-smyth-recruited-victim-now-head-top-prep-school-help/


John Whittingdale likes to be beaten and is into torture porn


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Charles Napier

….and John Whittingdale’s older half-brother, school teacher, Charles Napier, was part of an elite paedophile ring and a member of PIE – Paedophile Information Exchange

Paedophile Charles Napier deliberately got a job at a boarding school so he could prey on pupils aged eight to 13.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/548566/Half-brother-of-Tory-MP-John-Whittingdale-jailed-for-historic-abuseOlder half-brother

In 1972, Napier was found to have indecently assaulted pupils at a Surrey school where he was working. After being banned from teaching, he left the country.

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John Whittingdale 1992

Back in England, Napier was jailed for nine months in 1995 for sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy he’d lured to his home in the 80s.

http://rigorousintuition.ca/board2/viewtopic.php?p=484671

Charles Napier was born in 1947 and John  Whittindale in 1959. – Paedophile Charles Napier was 12 yrs-old when little half-brother John was born.

Was Charles Napier a mentor to younger half-brother, John?

John Whittingdale’s father died in 1974 when John Whittingdale was 15 yrs old.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1612147/pdf/brmedj02000-0085.pdf

Both brothers have remained close to their mother.  Charles Napier was living with their mother when he was arrested.

http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/4682762.display/#

Mr Whittingdale is perfectly positioned to talk about the measures he and his family took to alert the relevant authorities whenever Napier took up a new post with access to children.

Mr Whittingdale will have the crucial insight into the family or environmental background that creates such a monster.

When letters arrived from Sweden, Cairo and Turkey to family members during a period when Napier was banned from teaching and Mr Whittingdale was firmly embedded in Non 10, what dilemmas did the family face, how did they deal with family loyalty as opposed to public duty expected of a powerful public figure.

https://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/peter-righton-charles-napier-david-cameron-john-whittingdale/

napier and whittingdale

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The Guardian
(London, Greater London, England)
28 Aug 1996, Wed  • Page 27

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“Charles is such a trial to my mother. Every time he gets sacked, she asks him why he can’t find some work which doesn’t involve children. And then after being on the dole for awhile, he rings her up in great excitement and says ‘ Marvellous news, mummy, I’ve got a new job -it’s in a youth club…'”

https://books.google.com/books?id=vyBlAAAAMAAJ&dq=%22Charles+is+such+a+trial+to+my+mother.+Every+time+he+gets+sacked%2C+she+asks+him+why+he+can%27t+find+some+work+which+doesn%27t+involve+children.+And+then+after+being+on+the+dole+for+awhile%2C+he+rings+her+up+in+great+excitement+and+says+%27+Marvellous+news%2C+mummy%2C+I%27ve+got+a+new+job+-it%27s+in+a+youth+club&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=%22Charles+is+such+a+trial%22

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Half-brother of Tory MP John Whittingdale jailed for historic abuse

John Whittingdale business links:

Ukranian Society along w/ LORD RICHARD JOHN GRENVILLE RISBY –
Henniker- Major (British Council) – his ex- son-in-law Risby– who was involved in a threesome

Henniker-Major –

Paedophile friends of Charles Napier – Peter Righton and partner Richard Alston were  allowed to live on and have children visit, Henniker’s Thornham Magna Estate.

https://scepticpeg.wordpress.com/2016/09/27/operation-clarence/

Risby was a  director at THE BRITISH SYRIAN SOCIETY LIMITED along with Tim Pendry, (Exaro) Lord David Steel, Sir David Alwyn Gore-Booth

 


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Abuse scandals probe : The man who may hold key to UK’s biggest paedophile network ever

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/charles-napier-arrest-half-brother-tory-1998917

Charles Napier could provide vital evidence for police investigating a child abuse scandal spanning three decades

 

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/paedophile-scandal-charles-napier-could-1430365


3.04.17

Child abuse survivor wins out-of-court settlement, giving evidence against establishment figures

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In his diaries, Righton scored children according to how far the abuse went. This practice was revealed to Parliament by Tom Watson MP, whom Mr Briggs consulted after reading about Righton in a newspaper article.

It was following discussions with Tom Watson that Mr Briggs gave a statement to the police, as part of their Operation Fairbank into a high level paedophile conspiracy operating from Westminster.

Mr Briggs also approached specialist child abuse lawyer Tracey Emmott of Bedford-based Emmott Snell.

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Cyril Smith and Lord David Steel

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He was taken by Righton in his car to London, to meet a man he later recognized as Cyril Smith, the leading Liberal politician. Smith was later revealed to have been a serial paedophile.


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Righton also boasted of other friends in high places, including the late Leon Brittan, who was home secretary at the time.

Brittan has come under scrutiny in several child abuse investigations, though has been cleared of involvement in at least one. His widow has received an apology from the police.

But Righton claimed Brittan could influence judicial procedures in his favour should Mr Briggs ever find himself in trouble.

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Mr Briggs recalls that Righton was known as ‘the general’ among his friends who called at the flat and in telephone calls.

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Charles Napier and Peter Righton

Charles Napier, another convicted paedophile and friend of Righton and Alston, also visited the flat to gain access to Mr Briggs and his friends.

Napier was convicted and sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment in 2014 for sexually abusing boys between 1973 and 1983. He was the treasurer of PIE.

http://emmottsnell.co.uk/news.php?id=1492076761

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Sir Jimmy Savile and Freemason & PIE member Keith Harding

 

Clockmaker Keith Harding played vital role in Britain’s biggest child sex ring

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The pervert met regularly with MPs Leon Brittan and Cyril Smith at his world-renowned workshop. 
The former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe would also drop by along with key members of the vile Paedophile Information Exchange Steven Adrian Smith and Tom O’Carroll.
 
A PIE list seized in 1984 records Harding, who died last year aged 82, as member 329 and his address as Hornsey Road, Holloway, north London.
He is understood to have kept hidden a list of more than 1,000 PIE members with prominent names including top politicians from the Thatcher era. 

 “Leon Brittan and Cyril Smith were both regular visitors to the shop. 

Usually they would come in via the side door, other times they would ring the bell at the front entrance and come in. 

“They’d straight away ask for Keith who would be coming down the stairs. 

“Then they would then either go up to his office for a private meeting or they’d go out for several hours.” 

The former worker added: “The shop had many high profile customers, including the Royals.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/576187/Keith-Harding-MPs-Leon-Brittan-Cyril-Smith-Jeremy-Thorpe

Knowl View School Cover-Up

Knowl View: Report into abuse at Rochdale school ‘suppressed’

Where Cyril Smith and others abused children.

One former pupil called Peter says he was abused by a staff member on the first day he arrived at the school at the age of 11.

He said the “worst nights” were when people were brought from outside the school.

“We were raped. There was a flat. We were taken there and plied with drink and raped.”

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-27687351

 


Charles Scott Napier was born into the very heart of the British Empire’s military and intelligence establishment.  

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The only son of John Whittingdale FRCS[4] and Margaret née Napier,[5] via his mother Whittingdale is in distant remainder to the lordship of Napier.[6]

At the time of his paedophile offences one of Napier’s distant cousins was married to Sir Peter Hayman, a senior MI6 officer who was later himself exposed as a paedophile though never prosecuted.

How did  Charles Napier manage to continue teaching even after his first conviction for indecent assault in 1972?

http://thameshouse.net/2014/11/18/charles-napier-related-to-fellow-paedophile-in-mi6/

In 1981 – on National Institute for Social Work headed paper – Righton wrote a letter to DoE:

In my view, Mr Napier is a gifted teacher of both adults and children.  I believe that, during the years since his conviction, he has acquired a knowledge and disciplined mastery of himself which would justify the conclusion that he no longer constitutes a sexual risk to children in his charge.  It would give me great pleasure – and cause me no anxiety – to hear that the Secretary of State had reviewed his decision of 24 November 1972, in Mr Napier’s favour.

https://scepticpeg.wordpress.com/2016/09/27/operation-clarence/

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Claims John Smyth recruited victim – now head of top prep school – to help him carry out beatings

 

Church Child Abuse Scandal 1974 John Smyth, a barrister, becomes chairman of the Iwerne Trust, which oversees religious summer camps attended by boys from elite public schools
Church Child Abuse Scandal 1974 John Smyth, a barrister, becomes chairman of the Iwerne Trust, which oversees religious summer camps attended by boys from elite public schools


John Smyth beat me first, appallingly, with his usual force. Then Simon Doggart took over while John watched”, said one victim who wished to be anonymous.

I recall immediately the absolute brutality of his beating – far, far worse than Smyth. There was no discussion, no emotion that I recall, just a fit sports man using all his force.

“Then it was over, this was going to be the new regime,” he told the BBC.

The leading QC is accused of having brainwashed 22 young men Britain’s oldest public school, Winchester College in what victims now describe as a “cult”, persuading his victims the beatings could purge them of their sins.

Among them was Andy Moorse, who was 14-year-old pupil at Winchester College in 1975 when he was groomed. In less than two years, Moorse was accepting regular and violent beatings in  Smyth’s garden shed, he told the BBC.

He revealed the boys would “bleed everywhere” from the beatings and when the beatings became too physical for Smyth to carry out alone, he claimed recruited Doggart to his cause.

The BBC said it had spoken to Doggart’s victims and had been handed nine hours of recording left unheard for years which reveal the full extent of the abuse. On one occasion, a victim was beaten for 12 hours.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04/11/john-smyth-recruited-victim-now-head-top-prep-school-help/

Simon Doggart attended Horris Hill 1969-1974

Simon Doggart’s great-uncle: James Hamilton Doggart – member of the establishment and secret society – The Apostles – members included Soviet spies Anthony Blunt and Guy Burgess

https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=James%20Hamilton%20Doggart

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The Apostles came to public attention again following the exposure of the Cambridge spy ring in 1951. Three Cambridge graduates with access to the top levels of government in Britain, one of them a former Apostle, were eventually found to have passed information to the KGB. The three known agents were Apostle Guy Burgess, an MI6 officer and secretary to the deputy foreign minister; Donald MacLean, foreign office secretary; and Kim Philby, MI6 officer and journalist.

Writers have accused several other Apostles of being witting Soviet agents. Roland Perry in his book, The Fifth Man (London: Pan Books, 1994) makes a circumstantial case against Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild, who was a friend to both Burgess and Blunt.

Jimmy’s work required him to spend weekdays in London where he spent many evenings with friends at the Garrick Club.

A painting still hangs there, depicting a trip by Garrick members to the Derby. Jimmy is portrayed rapt in conversation with a colourfully dressed gypsy woman. …he seems unaware that a smudge-faced child, possibly the son of the gypsy, is sneaking his little hand into his pocket.

Order of the Knights of St. John

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge_Apostles

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hamilton_Doggart

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Dr. James Hamilton Doggart (22 January 1900 – 15 October 1989) was a leading ophthalmologist, [1] lecturer, writer, cricketer,[2] and a member of the Cambridge Apostles [3] and the Bloomsbury Group.
It was in Keynes’ rooms at King’s where friend and writer Peter Lucas introduced Jimmy to a secret society known as the Apostles. [9] Founded in 1829, this elite group of intellectual Jedis boasted Alfred Tennyson and Rupert Brooke amongst its past members.
During Jimmy’s association, fellow Apostles included philosophers Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein, writer Lytton Strachey, Soviet spies Anthony Blunt and Guy Burgess, novelist E.M. Forster and future Provosts of King’s Jack Sheppard and Noel Annan. Members took it in turns to read a paper on a philosophical or academic issue, which became the basis for lively debates. Jimmy forged some of his closest friendships among the Apostles, who brought him into contact with leading lights of the Bloomsbury group, such as Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant and Dora Carrington

Simon Doggart’s cousin Sebastion Doggart –

Sebastian Doggart is the grandson of the eminent ophthalmologist and writer James Hamilton Doggart; son of the author/development economist Caroline Doggart and the international financier and philanthropist Anthony Doggart;[62] brother of the conservationist Nike Doggart;[63] nephew of the cricketer and educator, Hubert Doggart; and cousin of the headmaster, Simon Doggart.

In 1988, Sebastian Doggart became the last student in Eton’s history to receive corporal punishment. 

Sebastian Doggart examines corporal punishment in the US and elsewhere.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/expateducation/8530207/Schools-in-Sweden-cant-be-beaten-corporal-punishment-around-the-world.html


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Simon Doggart attended Horris Hill

Denied The Chance To Love: Examples Of Abuse In British Boarding Schools

By Benjamin Fry

2014

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There has been a huge response in the press to the journalist Alex Renton’s courageous article about examples of abuse in british boarding schools, which you can read here: Abuse in British boarding schools – why I had to confront my demons

He was writing about his experiences at Ashdown Prep School and the appalling abuse that the children suffered there.

As he says at the end of the article:-

“I thought of those others .. who wanted to speak up. I thought of the children in council care homes, in borstals and mental institutions, who over the years were left in thrall to adults without protection. I thought of .. the great swathe of collateral damage that psychological trauma leaves. I thought of all the kids taken from their homes too early and thus denied, as the writer David Thomas once put it, the chance to love”.

I think Alex Renton’s article is timely as, despite some increasing openness, people in positions of power undoubtedly still feel they can get away with abuse, and proper deterrents are not in place. It is important that there is a strong message in our society that causing sexual harm to children will not go unpunished.

Ben Fry

Benjamin Fry at the age of 18, modelling for Mario Testino

Mario Testino, who turned out to be one of the most famous photographers of our generation, and Lady Diana’s favourite.

 

Fry, Benjamin. How I F***ed Up My Life And Made It Mean Something (p. 10). Khiron Books. Kindle Edition.

To give you a case in point, a teacher whom I knew at prep school, up to the age of 12, was prosecuted in 2001 following complaints against him by six former pupils. He was acquitted, which shocked me. You can see why in the extract below from my 2004 book, ‘What’s Wrong With You’.

You will see that I am fairly certain that there has been miscarriage of justice. I hope that Alex’s brave article will go some way to helping to correct the culture which has facilitated that.

Case Study: Hot Rod

It turned out that there were four pedophiles teaching at my prep school. That’s quiet a lot among the staff for only one hundred and fifty boys.

Horris Hill maintains links with Pembroke
School in Gilgil.
Teaching staff occasionally leave HH to teach in Kenya and a group of current boys travelled to Kenya last Easter. Based at Pembroke School they visited wild life refuges, took part in adventurous  training and spent time and played football with local, disadvantaged Kenyan boys at the Restart Centre

Simon Hoggart / Caldicott School

Update:

More claims emerge of alleged abuse at Christian camp

Tue 11 Apr 2017

It has been claimed a man at the heart of a child abuse scandal in the Church of England recruited one of his victims to help him carry out beatings.

Simon Doggart

Alleged victim Andy Moorse told the BBC that barrister John Smyth QC convinced Simon Doggart to join in committing the sadomasochistic abuse at Winchester College in Hampshire during the mid-1970s.

He alleged that the boys would “bleed everywhere” from the attacks.

Mr Doggart, who has been the headteacher of Caldicott preparatory school in Buckinghamshire for the last two decades, is said to be critically ill and unable to respond to the allegations, the broadcaster said.

There is no suggestion that any pupil at Caldicott Preparatory has ever suffered harm at the hands of Mr Doggart.

Hampshire Police says it is investigating.

Survivors said abuse undertaken at Christian camps run at Winchester College – the oldest public school in the country – amounted to a cult, with victims being told the violence would purge them of their sins.

Two years after assault allegations first emerged in 1982, John Smyth – a leading barrister – moved to Zimbabwe where he founded several Christian camps at which it is claimed he abused youngsters.

The Bishop of Guildford Rt Rev Andrew Watson came forward in February 2017 to claim he survived one occasion of abuse at the hands of John Smyth.

John Smyth is still living as a free man in South Africa.

https://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/More-claims-emerge-of-alleged-abuse-at-Christian-camp


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Caldicott School: Child Sexual Abusers and Timeline

Pupils at Caldicott School, Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire suffered child sexual abuse over a number of years and a number of abusers. It is now a charity [4], as are many “public” schools.  It is not known what the status of the school was when child sexual abuse offences were being committed by its teachers and covered up by the school.

Known abusers so far were

  • Peter Roland Wright, former Caldicott pupil [23], was finally charged and convicted in 2014. Previous attempts to indict him failed in 2003 due a Judge deciding it was too great a the length of time since offences and the defendants health. A stay on that indictment meant he only faced charges from new victims who came forward. He was sentenced to 8 years. He was tried with offences from 1964-1970 [3]. Victims were mainly 11-13 years old [3]. He was at the school from 1952 -1993, the last 25 years as Headmaster. Wright, and when Headmaster covered up Marton Carsons abuse [1] See also Court Appeal Roland Peter Wright 5 August 2014 Court of Appeal[3] Peter Wright still lived at a cottage overlooking the school after he retired, before his recent vacation in prison.

peterwrightold                                         Peter Roland Wright – Serial Child Abuser

 

  • Hugh Edward Henry admitted 13 counts [3] including two counts of incitement to gross indecency and eleven counts of indecent assault [9][12]. He is thought to have been at Caldicott between 1958-1963  and offences on one boy were from 1962-63 [12]. He committed some of his offences at his bedsit and on a school skiing trip with Peter Wright. He was also charged with offences at Gayhurst School, Gerrards Cross. Little else is known of his offending, where else he worked and any other possible offences. He killed himself by walking in front of a train before sentencing. [12]

 

  • John Addrison, another former Caldicott pupil [34], was charged in 2012 with offences at Caldicott between Jan and July 1978 and at Moor Park School, Ludlow between 1985 and 1988 and sentenced to roughly 5 years.  It is also not clear what he did straight after leaving Caldicott; when he started at Moor Park school or what he did after being dismissed from Moor Park School in 1988, although he was teaching in 2010 [2]. It is not known if he committed further offences after 1988. Also see Government UK National College for Teaching and Leadership  Mr John Addrison: Professional Conduct Panel outcome Panel decision and reasons on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education [2] pdf download, and reproduced in Appendix 1 below

 

  • Martin Carson, a science teacher, was found to be committing child sexual abuse offences at Caldicot in 1973, but it was covered up by the school and he received just a 5 year ban from teaching [6]. Carson was charged with two charges of buggery, eight charges of indecent assault and one count of possessing indecent photographs. He pleaded guilty in 2003 and was sentenced to just 2 years in prison. Details are lacking of offences, when employed at Caldicott. Carson resumed his career in 1980 at prep school in Eastbourne where he was appointed Head of Pastoral care [38] and he taught at Harrodian School, Bath, at the time of the video Chosen in 2008. It is not known if the committed further offences at these school or elsewhere [6]

 

  • David Keith Geddes, another teacher, was acquitted of offences between 1975-77 after a retrial [14][28]

 

  • George Hill Peter Wrights deputy in the 1970s killed himself which probably saved him from facing charges [33]

There is a good summary of legal outcomes on the Mandate Now website [28]The Caldicott Trials and Outcomes [28] where there is also a video interview of Tom Perry with Jon Snow.

the boarding school that British politician Nick Clegg attended as a child; Caldicott School

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Caldicott Preparatory School became a charitable trust in 1968 under the Headmaster at the time Peter Wright.

Today there are around 250 boys. The present headmaster, Simon Doggart, was appointed in 1998; he came from Eton College where he taught history and was master-in-charge of cricket. He is a member of IAPS and the school’s governors include past parents, old boys and headmasters of public schools.
According to the school’s website, many pupils at Caldicott subsequently “win” places at major independent schools, such as Eton College, Harrow School, Winchester College, Marlborough College, Wellington College, Haileybury College and Radley College.

On 30 September 2008 the school was the subject of a feature documentary, Chosen, transmitted on More4 as part of the “True Stories” strand, about the sexual abuse that went on at the school during the late 1960s and early 1970s.[2] The headmaster Peter Wright was active in this, as well as a number of other teachers, targeting boys good at sports and, to a lesser extent, in the choir. In The Guardian published on the same day, a former parent alleged that Lord Justice Scott Baker former Chairman of the Board of Governors, and Simon Doggart the current headmaster, mishandled a case of alleged sexual abuse of their son by a teacher in the early 2000s.[3]
Martin Carson was dismissed for sexual abuse of a pupil in 1972, and went on to teach at the Harrodian School. He was subsequently prosecuted and found guilty of indecent assault and possessing indecent images of children in 2003.[4]link

 Caldicott Summer Fete

The Headmaster, Simon Doggart finished off the fete with a very popular raffle.

​Thank you to everyone for coming along and supporting the school fete. It was a great success and all the money raised by the boys will go to The Prince’s Trust.

http://www.friends.caldicott.com/news–photos

 

Simon Doggart’s father, Hubert Doggart OBE (b-1925), taught at Winchester College until 1972

Hubert Doggart

Hubert Doggart was educated at Winchester College and King’s College, a Cambridge blue in five different sports and captain in four.

He taught at Winchester College (1950-1972) while maintaining a successful amateur cricket career for Cambridge University and Sussex Cricket Clubs. Doggart has held many offices in sports administration, such as President of the MCC (1981-1982).

http://www.cricketingwinchester.co.uk/winchester-college-cricketing-legacy/hubert-doggart-obe-1925/

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Sue, Vic and Hubert Doggart

Hubert DoggartBishop Bell/Bell Society

“allegations against Bishop Bell by the Church”

Hubert Doggart pursued the issue: Chichester’s Dean & Chapter failed to use the word “alleged” when making pronouncements on Bishop Bell’s guilt. Could we not insist on their retracting from this stance?

Peter H replied the word “alleged” was used in the Diocesan statement of October 26 2015.

Mr Doggart doggardly pressed on : Could we not isolate our Dean and Chapter from the Diocese?

Peter H replied that the Diocesan lawyers appeared to him out of their depth, especially unable to respond adequately to the legal minds of the George Bell Group. However, he did not think it appropriate or feasible to attack the Dean and Chapter at this point – reiterating the need to concentrate on Bell’s reputation – and its restoration. That is what he is fighting for.

https://richardwsymonds.wordpress.com/tag/hubert-doggart/

Caldicott…under the current headmaster Simon Doggart, another incident of alleged child sexual abuse was reported in the late 2000s. The headmaster and the chairman of the board of governors, Lord Justice Scott Baker, suspended the teacher (who did not return) but failed to report the incident to the police or social services, contrary to the school’s written policy on this matter.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2008/sep/30/publicschools.childprotection

Justice Scott Baker

When Lord Justice Scott Baker walked into the Paris Ritz hotel this week, with the jurors from the Diana, Princess of Wales, inquest, he would have experienced a sharp sense of deja vu.

It was two years after the death of the princess that Mohamed Fayed’s hotel dominated the other famous court case that Scott Baker has presided over.

The Appeal Court judge, hand-picked to finally bring the curtain down on the death of the princess, jailed Jonathan Aitken, the former Tory Cabinet minister, for 18 months for perjury. Aitken had lied on oath about who paid for his suite in the hotel on the Place Vendome.

Baker quickly adapted to his first role as a coroner which enabled him to give an opinionated summing up at the start.

In his opening remarks, which ran to 138 pages and lasted almost two days, he dedicated himself to a methodical and meticulous debunking of the conspiracy theories which have grown up around the car crash in the Alma underpass.

He is the fourth to take up the coroner’s baton in an inquest that has become mired in endless delay and remains at the centre of deep seated suspicions of an Establishment cover-up that the jury’s verdict is unlikely to change.

The Oxford-educated judge, who has more than 40 years experience, comes from a distinguished legal family. His father was a High Court judge and his brother, Michael Findlay Baker, QC, is a circuit judge.

He was called to the Bar in 1961, became a Recorder in 1976, a High Court Judge in the Family Division in 1988 when he was knighted. He transferred to the Queen’s Bench Division in 1992. In 2002, he was made a Lord Justice of Appeal.

Scotty Baker, as he is known to his contemporaries, was chosen for his latest role by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, after discussions with colleagues including the Master of the Rolls, Sir Anthony Clarke.

A keen cricketer, he served on the Cricket Council’s appeals committee for two years and he has a home adjoining a golf course in Scotland. At weekends he is often to be found relaxing with friends at Denham Golf Club, Bucks.

In the 1980s he served on the ground-breaking Warnock committee on the ethics of embryo science and, in 1997, the year that he jailed Aitken, he dismissed charges of corporate manslaughter against Great Western Trains after the Southall train crash which claimed seven lives.

In 1988, he ruled that a woman mental patient with the mind of a child could be sterilised without her consent.

In March, he struck a blow against the insidious rise of the compensation culture when he rejected a claim by a woman who broke her leg in a hole left by a maypole on a village green. ”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1565798/Profile-Lord-Justice-Scott-Baker.html

 

Simon Jonathon Graham Doggart

Former Director at:

Cheam School Educational Trust
Occupation: Headmaster
Appointed: March 9, 2004
Resigned: September 1, 2006


ARUNDEL CASTLE CRICKET FOUNDATION – ARUNDEL

Appointed: April 4, 2012
Occupation: Teacher

http://www.checkdirector.co.uk/director/simon-doggart/


Maltman’s Green School Trust Limited

Appointed: June 11, 1999
Resigned: December 3, 2014
Occupation: Headmaster

Dair House School Trust Limited

Appointed: April 22, 1998
Resigned: April 25, 2005
Occupation: Headmaster

 Archbishop’s QC friend ‘allowed to commit abuse after evangelicals failed to report him’

It has now emerged that a number of senior figures at high-profile evangelical organisations were told of the claims but did not alert the authorities.

A barrister at the centre of a child abuse scandal committed a series of sickening assaults against young men after leading evangelical groups failed to report him to the police, it is claimed.

John Smyth QC, a friend of the Archbishop of Canterbury, is accused of carrying out sadomasochistic attacks on boys he met at Christian camps in Britain and Zimbabwe.

The assaults first came to light in 1982, when a victim attempted suicide after being summoned to a beating in the shed of Mr Smyth’s Winchester home.

But both the Iwerne Trust, the Christian group that Mr Smyth chaired, and Winchester College, the school attended by some of his alleged victims, did not report the claims to police.

The part-time judge then moved to Zimbabwe, where he founded a series of summer camps at which it is alleged he again abused young men.

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In 1997 he was charged with culpable homicide after a boy was found naked in the swimming pool of one of his camps.

It has now emerged that a number of senior figures at high-profile evangelical organisations were told of the claims but did not alert the authorities.

David Fletcher, a Iwerne trustee who oversaw an investigation into the alleged assaults, said he told the Church Society, a powerful voice on the evangelical wing of the Church of England, about the claims in 1982.

Jamie Colman and his wife Sue, a vicar at the church that oversees the Alpha Course, are under investigation for using their personal charity to fund John Smyth QC
Jamie Colman and his wife Sue, a vicar at the church that oversees the Alpha Course, are under investigation for using their personal charity to fund John Smyth QC

David Jackman, then a senior minister at a leading evangelical church also admitted he was told about the allegations at the same time. Mr Jackman went on to become head of the Proclamation Trust, which helps train evangelical preachers,

The Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship, the legal charity of which Mr Smyth was a member, is also named in Iwerne documents as having been informed.

Separately, the Charity Commission has announced that it has launched an investigation into  a charity established by Reverend Sue Colman, a trustee of the Holy Trinity Brompton, which oversees the Alpha Course, the evangelical movement backed by celebrities such as Bear Grylls, after she admitted sending thousands of pounds to Mr Smyth via her personal charity.

Bear Grylls – Alpha

John Smyth QC in his younger days
John Smyth QC in his younger days Credit:  

Mrs Colman’s husband Jamie, the heir to the Colman’s Mustard dynasty, is already under investigation  by the Charity Commission  after funneling hundreds of thousands of pounds to Mr Smyth over a thirty-year period, despite knowing about the abuse claims in Britain and Zimbabwe.

Mrs Colman apologised for the donations but said her husband had not told her about the claims  against Mr Smyth.

Dr Lee Gatiss, the director of the Church Society, said the group had examined its records but had “no reason to believe that Church Society was aware of any abuse allegations of the kind referred to, or indeed that Mr Smyth had any involvement with Church Society”.

Mr Jackman, who is a director of Keep Marriage Special, a group launched by the Church Society that claimed that letting same sex couples marry would lead to the legalisation of incest, said he believed he had acted correctly in not notifying police.

He said: “I assumed that the matter was being dealt with by the authorities concerned.”

Mark Barrell, executive director of the Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship, said the group’s records suggested that, contrary to the Iwerne Trust documents, it had not been notified of the allegations involving Mr Smyth until 2003.

A spokesman for the Charity Commission said that as a matter of best practice the group should have made an incident report to the regulator once it was informed, but Mr Barrell refused to reveal whether the organisation had notified authorities.

He said: “His membership was terminated that year and he had no further involvement with the LCF.”

Winchester College said that following an inquiry conducted in 1982 into allegations of abuse, the then headmaster told Smyth never to enter school premises or contact pupils again. However, police were not informed.

  ...the governing body of Winchester in 1982  was led by Lord Aldington

 

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Since 1979,  he (Aldington) had been Warden of Winchester College

http://www.5rb.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Tolstoy-Miloslavsky-v-United-Kingdom-ECHR-13-Jul-1995.pdf

In 1989 he was accused of having been primarily responsible in his youth for a major war-crime.

His legal costs were mostly covered by a loan from Sun Alliance

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Toby Austin Richard William Low, 1st Baron Lord Aldington

Aldington, one of Sir Edward Heath’s closest friends and an acquaintance of the Queen

http://www.fpp.co.uk/online/00/07/STimes310700.html

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British Prime Minister Edward Heath (1916 – 2005) with his father William (1888 – 1976) and his stepmother Mary at Knoll Farm, Aldington,  (Home of Lord and Lady Aldington) UK, 21st June 1970.

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Lord Toby Aldington’s business career included serving as chairman of the General Electric Company, Grindlays Bank, Westland Aircraft, Sun Alliance and London Insurance.

He won the seat of Blackpool North.[2] He served as Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Supply 1951–54 and Minister of State at the Board of Trade from 1954, becoming a Privy Counsellor.[2]

He joined the BBC general advisory council, and became chairman of Sun-Alliance and the Port of London Authority.[2] In 1972, he became co-chairman, with Jack Jones, of the joint special committee on the ports industry. He became chairman of Westland in 1977.

https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1979/1979%20-%200245.PDF

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toby_Low,_1st_Baron_Aldington

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/01/02/world/lord-aldington-86-libeled-for-1945-yalta-repatriations.html

He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order, the Croix de Guerre and the American Legion of Merit.

He had developed an excellent rapport with Edward Heath, then the Government’s chief whip.

In 1959 Mr Heath became Minister of Labour and Low was appointed deputy chairman of the party, in charge of its organisation.

Aldington became chairman of the committee of management at the Institute of Neurology, of the BBC General Advisory Council, of the Independent Schools Joint Council, of the Kent Foundation, of the Brain Research Trust and of the trust that runs Leeds Castle. He was a Deputy Lieutenant for Kent, held the TD and clasp, and in 1999 was one of some 19 hereditary peers to receive life peerages.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1377426/Lord-Aldington.html

Leeds Castle Foundation

HRH Princess Alexandra Ogilvy, Patron of Leeds Castle Foundation

Chairman Lord Aldington

Rothschild firm: Sun Alliance Assurance which Nathan Mayer Rothschild founded in 1824 – Chairman Lord Aldington

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Jillings Report/Bryn Alyn/ Sun Alliance

Royal Sun Alliance, child abuse victims and the legal decision that shames Britain

The insurance company Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Group spent £750,000 pounds  in legal fees to prevent paying out £200,000  to the victims of the abuse despite knowing that the claims were true:

The State placed the children in Bryn Alyn Community childrens homes  and paid for the children to be abused by Allen and Staff and VIP paedophiles.

Since then the State, the Courts and all the  people involved have made the children suffer further abuse and relive their  childhood abuse over and over again whilst giving them nothing but grief in return.

https://thecolemanexperience.wordpress.com/2013/04/16/royal-sun-alliance-child-abuse-victims-and-the-legal-decision-that-shames-britain/

“… General Electric of England not only has direct connections to the Rothschild interests, but also to the throne itself.
The directors of General Electric Co. of England include Lord Catto, previously mentioned as chairman of Morgan Grenfell Co., the Morgan bank of London, Lord Aldington, also mentioned as director of Citibank, and the Rothschild firm, Sun Alliance Assurance; Sir Robert Clayton, who has served since 1983 as chairman of the prestigious government Monopolies and Mergers Committee; Lord Nelson of Stafford; Lord Weinstock, managing director of GE of England; Sir Robert Telford, chairman of the Marconi Co.; and Sara Morrison, daughter of Viscount Lang and the Duchess of Marlborough.

She is a director of the influential program, 4th Channel TV, and one of the principal organizers of the Conservative Party. She is a close confidant of the present Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. She is married to Charles Morrison, son of Baron Margadale.
General Electric Co. of England recently merged with Plessey Co., a giant defense supplier which is also controlled by the Rothschilds. “

http://www.yamaguchy.com/library/mullins/merger.html

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Aldingtonclose to the deputy Conservative leader, RA “Rab” Butler, in the early 1960s, and a friend of Edward Heath.

He was a friend and backer of Edward Heath (and was happy to praise him when I was writing Heath’s biography in 1971-72).

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The Course of My Life: My Autobiography

By Edward Heath

King’s Royal Rifle Corps / Deputy lieutenant of Kent

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2000/dec/09/guardianobituaries.obituaries

Aldington (deputy chairman of the Tory party during the Vassall and Profumo affairs

http://www.thinkinganglicans.org.uk/archives/007448.html

Lord Aldington married, in 1947, Araminta Bowman (nee MacMichael), daughter of Sir Harold MacMichael, High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief for Palestine in the Second World War.

Both Lord and Lady Aldington sat on committees with Princess Alexandra – who, along with her her husband Angus Ogilvy was very close to prolific establishment paedophile Sir Jimmy Savile.

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Jimmy Savile and Princess Alexandra

Police cover up Savile’s claims to be friends with Queen’s cousin: Paedophile ‘visited school at centre of abuse allegations with Princess Alexandra’


Sir Angus Ogilvy, Princess Alexandra’s husband (left) with Jimmy Savile. All mention of the former DJ’s claims to friendship with the royal was initially omitted from police transcripts

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2550472/Police-cover-Saviles-claims-friends-Queens-cousin-Paedophile-claimed-visited-school-Princess-Alexandra.html

Lady Aldington founded the Jacob Sheep Society in 1969 along with a small group of fellow Jacob enthusiasts & right up until her death, she played an active role in the development of the Society

The Society was founded in 1969 by a small group of dedicated breeders who were concerned at the reducing numbers of pure bred sheep.

Debo Mitford

The first President of the Society was the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire “debo”  – Prince Charles and Jimmy Savile’s friend)

Elvis crooning. An honour guard from below stairs. Debo departs in fine style: Charles, Camilla and her ex mourn beloved Duchess

After her death was announced, Prince Charles paid tribute to his close friend, saying: ‘My wife and I were deeply saddened to learn of the death of The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, whom both of us adored and admired greatly

The cortege set off from Chatsworth House, the place to which the Dowager dedicated her life.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2778752/Elvis-crooning-An-honour-guard-stairs-Debo-departs-fine-style-Charles-Camilla-ex-mourn-beloved-Duchess.html

Deborah Devonshire interview: Elvis, Hitler and the Mitford sisters

In this 2007 interview, ‘Debo’, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, talks about her relationships with her famous sisters and her love for Elvis Presley

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/11119359/Deborah-Devonshire-interview-Elvis-Hitler-and-the-Mitford-sisters.html

1964 Elvis on the "Roustabout" movie set with Jimmy Savile who was a BBC TV presenter who died in October 2011 aged 84. Unfortunately, since his death, it has emerged he sexually abused hundreds of victims, many when they were children. Police believe Savile may be the most prolific paedophile in British history.

Jimmy Savile was friends with Elvis Presley (who also had a very close relationship with his mother and liked young girls)

1964 Elvis on the “Roustabout” movie set with Jimmy Savile

Jim: I used to go over when he was making a film, and I would spend a week on the set with him and I was on the set of Wild in the Country, Viva Las Vegas…

I was his pal and the colonels pal for the next 10-12 years.

http://sabotagetimes.com/reportage/jimmy-savile-interviewed-i-always-have-a-policy-of-quitting-at-the-top/

{*Elvis & Jimmy Saville*}

Elvis was presented with Gold Award by Jimmy Savile for ‘Its Now or Never’ – went multi-platinum – 9 million sales by On the set of ‘Wild In The Country’

Inside Wild In The Country Page 3 – On set & Location 1960

Elvis with young Jimmy Savile who work at British television. here on the set of Wild in the country (fall 1960)

Savile – the famous child procurer with Elvis

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1964 Elvis on the “Roustabout” movie set with Jimmy Savile

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Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

Known to her family as “Debo”, Deborah Mitford married Lord Andrew Cavendish, younger son of the 10th Duke of Devonshire, in 1941. When Cavendish’s older brother, William, Marquess of Hartington, was killed in combat in 1944, Cavendish became heir to the dukedom and Marquess of Hartington; in 1950, upon the death of his father, he became the 11th Duke of Devonshire.

The Duchess is the maternal grandmother of the fashion model Stella Tennant and a maternal aunt of Max Mosley, former president of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA).

From his auction..

A collection of Christmas greetings cards, including from members of the Royal Household, four from Princess Alexandra (1936- ) The Honourable Lady Ogilvy and Sir Angus Ogilvy (1928-2004); and two handwritten postcards from Deborah (1920- ) Duchess of Devonshire, signed ‘Debo’ (approx. 30)

Provenance: From the estate of Sir Jimmy Savile. OBE, KCSG, LLD (1926-2011)

Her sister Unity:

Unity Mitford staged Nazi orgies as a gift of love to Hitler: She lost her virginity to Oswald Mosley on a billiard table… Then she targeted the Fuhrer

  • Unity Mitford’s scandalous liaisons are unveiled in a new biography
  • Aristocratic family tried to paint relationship with Hitler as youthful fancy

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2455171/Unity-Mitford-English-debutante-staged-Nazi-orgies-Hitler-lost-virginity-Oswald-Mosley.html

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Lady Aldington and Ted Heath

The Society is a registered charity No 1026687 and became a company limited by guarantee in 1979. Its aims are to foster the breeding and promote interest in the Jacob sheep both in the United Kingdom and abroad.

The Society is honoured to have HRH Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy, KG, GCVO as our Patron.

http://www.jacobsheepsociety.co.uk/organisational_structure.htm

Jaclub – the charity has children involved

Reece Fenton even managed to spread the Jacob message to Royalty. He chatted away to Prince Charles at The Great Yorkshire Show whilst competing in the Young Handlers Class. I am not sure if Reece managed to sell the Prince any sheep- if he has his Grandad’s (John Fozzard) selling skills then I am sure Prince Charles is putting in his order now!

http://www.jacobsheepsociety.co.uk/JACLUB.htm

Lord Charles Aldington, whose father was a close friend of Sir Edward, and who knew him from childhood, also questioned the decision of the police to appeal for “victims” to come forward.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/11/15/police-accused-of-cynically-smearing-the-reputation-of-sir-edwar/

Lord Charles Aldington Senior Advisor at Deutsche Bank London and Chairman of Stramongate Ltd, a private investment company.

His early career was with Citibank and Grindlays Bank in New York, Hong Kong, Düsseldorf and London.

He is also Deputy Chairman of the Royal Academy Trust, a Trustee of the Institute for Philanthropy, Vice President of the National Churches Trust, a member of Oxford University’s Court of Benefactors, Chair of the New College Development Committee, and a Governor of the Ditchley Foundation.

Lord Aldington was educated at Winchester College; New College, Oxford

http://nyustern.imodules.com/s/1068/GroupBus/3col.aspx?gid=2&pgid=2094

Ditchley Foundation – Boateng, Bottomley, Rifkind, Mandelson etc

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ditchley_Foundation

Charles Low is a member of the Business Advisory Council to the Said Business School

Saïd Business School  is named after its chief benefactor Wafic Saïd, a Syrian-Saudi Arabian billionaire arm dealer and financier, who has donated £70 million to date.[2]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Low,_2nd_Baron_Aldington

As a British army officer in Austria at the end of World War II, Lord Aldington — then known by his given name, Toby Low — oversaw the repatriation of thousands of Cossack and Yugoslav refugees [ Ed. … and, of course, the ethnic Germans from the Soviet Union and the Baltic states] . Many were subsequently killed or interned in prison camps.

At the libel trial, Lord Aldington agreed that the refugees’ fate was “ghastly”

http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=214


Colman’s Mustard heir, Jamie Colman, admits charity funded ‘child abuse’ barrister for nearly thirty years

And his wife Rev Sue Colman was an independent adoption and fostering panel member for her local authority and worked for the scandal-ridden Kids Company

Jamie Colman

Rev Sue Colman – has safeguarding role

The heir to the Colman’s Mustard dynasty has admitted funnelling hundreds of thousands of pounds to a barrister at the centre of a child abuse scandal, despite knowing he had brutally beaten teenage boys.

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Jamie Colman, who will become a baronet upon the death of his father, Sir Michael Colman, used a charitable trust to send donations of up to £12,000 a year to John Smyth QC, who is accused of abusing teenagers in Britain and Zimbabwe.

The Charity Commission yesterday launched a probe into the Zambesi Trust, which Mr Colman began chairing in 1989, after he admitted it funded Mr Smyth for nearly thirty years, despite Mr Colman knowing that the barrister had admitted beating boys and showering naked with them.

Colman, a partner at Plexus, a London law firm, is also being investigated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, over claims that he failed to act with integrity and undermined public trust in the legal profession.

Mr Smyth, who ran holiday camps attended by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the late Seventies, is being investigated by Hampshire Police over claims that he beat 22 teenagers he met at the gatherings.

He moved to Zimbabwe in 1984 after victims reported the assault claims to Church leaders, and founded Zambesi Ministries, which ran Christian camps that are also the subject of abuse allegations.

Mr Colman admitted that he had been told about the British claims in the late Eighties, and said he was informed in the early Nineties that Mr Smyth was “using corporal punishment and engaging in nudity with teenagers” at the Zimbabwe camps.

The Telegraph has seen documents showing that Mr Colman flew to Zimbabwe to meet the parents of alleged victims, in July 1993.

Minutes of the meeting show that he accepted that Mr Smyth had beaten boys with a wooden bat, showered with them, and encouraged them to swim naked.

The documents, now disputed by Mr Colman, record him saying that “the beatings and nudity were justified in the context of a weak church; Zambesi Ministries was aimed at portraying Christianity as a rugged, manly religion”.

He also told the parents that Zimbabwean authorities had “a different attitude towards beatings” to British police, and tried to persuade them not to involve lawyers, citing passages from the Bible indicating that “complaints against a Christian should be addressed within the Church”.

Mr Smyth was charged with culpable homicide in 1997 after a 16-year-old boy was found at the bottom of a swimming pool. Several boys then came forward to make abuse claims, although both cases against him collapsed.

Mr Colman admitted that when Mr Smyth cut his ties with the ministry, after leaving Zimbabwe in 2001, the charity “continued to make small grants to him and his wife Anne for their personal expenses”.

The most recent trust accounts appear to show direct funding of around £12,000 per annum from the Zambesi Trust to John Smyth, until 2001. Thereafter around £6,000 per annum up until as recently as February 5, 2017.

Mr Colman said the trustees only decided to stop funding Mr Smyth on February 5, after the allegations against him were finally made public by Channel 4 News.

Mr Colman and his wife Susan, a former spiritual director of the defunct charity Kids Company 
Mr Colman and his wife Susan, a former spiritual director of the defunct charity Kids Company  

He said: “It goes without saying, I hope, that I would fully cooperate with any authorities who thought I had information that would assist them in their enquiries.”

Mr Colman was an Eton contemporary of the Most Rev Justin Welby,

Sir MICHAEL COLMAN Chairman, Reckitt & Colman plc
First Church Estates Commissioner

Jamie Colman’s father, Sir Michael, oversaw the Church’s investment portfolio between 1993 and 1999, holding the post of First Church Estates Commissioner.

He was subsequently awarded the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Cross of St Augustine.

A Charity Commission spokesman said: “We have opened a case into the Zambesi Trust, to determine how the charity applied its funds in the past, and to determine what safeguarding procedures the charity has in place to protect any vulnerable beneficiaries.”

A spokesman for the Solicitors Regulation Authority said: “We are aware and are investigating these allegations.”

On Friday night, Mr Colman told the Telegraph: “I consider I have met my obligations and duty of care both as a solicitor and as a trustee.”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/10/colmans-mustard-heir-admits-charity-funded-child-abuse-barrister/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

Colman’s became part of Unilever’s Van Den Bergh Foods in 1995 when it was purchased from Reckitt & Colman PLC.

As part of the acquisition, Unilever (Leon Brittan/Malcolm Rifkind) acquired the dry sauces, condiments and mustards sold under the Colman’s brand name.


Jamie Colman’s wife Sue was an independent adoption and fostering panel member for her local authority.

She oversees a ‘Hospitality’ project, which encompasses the sharing of community lunches to the opening of our homes to vulnerable and at risk children and adults.

 2 July 2012

Churches across London welcome 28 new clergy

A British army infantryman, the MD of an accounting firm and a worker from the charity Kid’s Company were among the graduates of theological colleges and courses who have followed their vocation to serve the church as parish priests.

Among the ordinands was Adrian Teare, a former infantryman who served in Afghanistan and will now be joining the church of St Paul Tottenham, David Green, a Managing Director and part–owner of an accountancy firm, who joins St Martin’s Ruislip, and Sue Colman, who has worked with vulnerable children at the charity Kid’s Company and will be joining St Augustine Queensgate.

http://www.london.anglican.org/articles/churches-across-london-welcome-28-new-clergy/

Safeguarding | HTB Church

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We have appointed Jo Davies and Sue Colman as our safeguarding links and Emma Keeling as our Church Safeguarding Officer (CSO).


Leadership Team | HTB Church

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Sue Colman Curate


Services | HTB Church

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Sue Colman Service Pastor


Leadership Team | HTB Church

http://www.htb.org.uk [cached]

http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Sue-Colman/2006841707

Sue Colman

https://www.htb.org/media/speaker/Sue+Colman

http://www.homeforgood.org.uk/sites/default/files/styles/profiles/public/profiles/SueColmanFINAL.jpg?itok=N3Tyf3io

Home for Good – Sue Colman involved with adoption of children

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Revd Sue Colman

Sue has worked in pastoral leadership in her local church, developing counselling, healing and pastoral resources. More recently she was employed by a charity to support vulnerable young people, integrating spiritual and therapeutic wellbeing. She is now one of the clergy team at Holy Trinity Brompton Church, and works as a chaplain at St Mellitus College. Sue is a wife and a mother to four grown-up children. She was adopted, and was an independent adoption and fostering panel member for her local authority.Sue is particularly passionate about encouraging post-adoption support from the Church.

http://www.homeforgood.org.uk/about-us/whos-who

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St Mellitus College

Revd Sue Colman

Revd Sue Colman is part of the Pastoral and Social Transformation team at Holy Trinity Brompton, where she oversees a ‘Hospitality’ project, which encompasses the sharing of community lunches to the opening of our homes to vulnerable and at risk children and adults. She is particularly interested in issues around adoption and fostering, serving as  a trustee for the UK charity Home for Good. As a chaplain, Sue hopes to offer a ‘hospitable space’ to students, where they can feel supported in their personal, spiritual journeys through their time at the college. Sue is married to Jamie and they have 4 grown up children.

https://www.stmellitus.org/chaplains

Sir MICHAEL COLMAN – Church Commissioner, the shadowy body which is held responsible for the Church of England’s financial crisis.

The Commission is called to account

WHAT does John Major have in common with the Lord Mayor of York; Michael Howard with the Vicar of Ealing; and the Bishop of Durham with the Chancellor of the Exchequer? They are all Church Commissioners, the shadowy body which is held responsible for the Church of England’s financial crisis.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-commission-is-called-to-account-1395338.html

Sir Michael Colman – in business with Sir Evelyn Rothschild

THE SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS INITIATIVE

co-directors Sir Evelyn Rothschild  and Harry Frederick Oppenheimer and son Nicky Oppenheimer

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https://companycheck.co.uk/company/01499601/THE-SOUTH-AFRICAN-BUSINESS-INITIATIVE/companies-house-data

Lynn with her husband Sir Evelyn de Rothschild and Bill and Hillary Clinton in 2003

EVELYN DE ROTHSCHILD ” In 1989, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, for whom he serves as a financial adviser. ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelyn_Robert_de_Rothschild

Harry Oppenheimer was a benefactor of the WATERFORD SCHOOL TRUST

Its emphasis is on disadvantaged students

Trustees – LADY JANET BOATENG

http://opencharities.org/charities/313908

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/apr/29/southern-africa-first-multiracial-school-50

Janet had been the chair of Lambeth social services during a period in the 1980s.

http://aanirfan.blogspot.co.nz/2015/10/lambeth-child-abuse-hanged-boy-top.html

https://goodnessandharmony.wordpress.com/2016/06/18/paul-boateng-lambeth-paedophile-john-carroll-would-regularly-talk-about-him-paul-boateng-being-able-to-open-doors-for-him/


Colman family close to the royal family

‘Personal friendships are so important to the Queen

Another whose friendship has been increasingly important is Lady Mary Colman (née Bowes-Lyon), niece of the Queen Mother), 86, a cousin of the Queen and wife of Sir Timothy Colman, of the mustard family. 

HM the Queen Elizabeth and Lady Mary Colman leaving Sandringham Church after attending morning service

They live in Norfolk and are regular guests at Sandringham.

Prince of Wales & Lady Mary Colman

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen cousin’s Lady Mary Colman

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4042348/Queen-s-weekends-suburbia-private-friend-circle.html

Jamie Colman:

Jeremiah Michael Powlett Colman1

 b. 23 January 1958
 
Jeremiah Michael Powlett Colman was born on 23 January 1958.1 He is the son of Sir Michael Jeremiah Colman, 3rd Bt. and Judith Jean Wallop William-Powlett.2 He married Susan Elizabeth Britland, daughter of John Henry Britland, on 10 October 1981.1
He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was a practising solicitor.1 He graduated from Leicester University, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.)1 He lived in 2003 at 20 Henderson Road, London, England.1
Mr Colman and his wife Susan, a former spiritual director of the defunct charity Kids Company 

Mr Colman and his wife Susan, a former spiritual director of the defunct charity Kids Company  

Kids Company staff ‘knew about sex abuse incidents’ but failed to act – ex-employees

The Prince of Wales and Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company

Kids Company

The leaked email shows how Yentob, currently the BBC’s £330,000-a-year creative director, mounted a concerted operation to lobby the Labour Government to cancel the bill. The bill was waived the following year. The message, sent using a BBC email address to nine Kids Company colleagues – including Ms Batmanghelidjh – revealed he had contacted Dawn Primarolo, then the Paymaster General in the Treasury, and Paul Boateng, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, about the tax bill.
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Mr Yentob said he had been advised by Ms Primarolo’s aides to put the charity’s case to her in a letter, so she could refer the matter to the Inland Revenue – which Mr Yentob said he would be doing ‘with a little bit of help from my friends’.
Both Ms Primarolo and Mr Boateng worked at the time for the then-Chancellor Gordon Brown.
Mr Yentob also says in the message: ‘Paul Boateng and I have managed to miss each other on the telephone but his office has been extremely co-operative and concerned and a phone call is being set up for tomorrow morning.’

A few months later, £589,957 was written off using taxpayers’ money, with an additional £100,000 debt met by an unidentified donor.

The charity’s unpaid bill was first revealed by The Mail on Sunday last week, which led to this newspaper obtaining the Yentob email.

The charity has received about £4 million from the Government every year for the last decade.

Ms Batmanghelidjh claims the Government has targeted her because she has a list of Establishment figures allegedly involved in historical child sex abuse.

Mr Boateng said last night: ‘I do not recall the details. I would not be prepared to comment without consulting Treasury papers. I was responsible for spending, not tax.’

Other charities that the Colmans are involved with …

Malshanger Benevolent Trust

1) Relieving Poverty Among Employees Of The Malshanger Estate Or Their Relations. 2) General Charitable Purposes.”

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Trustee board

Trustee
Other trusteeships
Charity status
Lady Judith Jean Wallop Colman
Mrs Susan Elizabeth Colman

 

Trustee board

Trustee
Other trusteeships
Charity status
Mrs Joan Penny
Mr Bruce Levy

http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=326752&subid=0

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Jamie Colman

Jamie is a Solicitor in and Partner of Plexus Law, a specialist London law firm. Jamie is Nehemiah’s Chair and has been a Nehemiah Director, involved in every aspect of Nehemiah’s development, for the last 12 years.

http://www.tnp.org.uk/about-us/directors-and-trustees

Home For Good

Trustee
Other trusteeships
Charity status
Mr Alan Neale Charter (Chair)
Mr Dominic Robin Crofts Llewellyn
Dr Krishna Rohan Kandiah
Mrs Rachel Elizabeth Gardner
George Stylianides
Eddie Lyle

 What an utterly warped train of thought!

 You’ve been sitting on that information for years!


8 February 2017
“These camps and [Smyth’s] activities had extraordinary influence among senior evangelicals in the Church of England of my generation,” Bishop Wilson told Channel 4 News. “Pretty much everybody who was anybody in the leadership of public school Anglican evangelicalism had something to do with John Smyth’s operation. And I think that raises all sorts of disturbing questions.”
Joseph Diwakar, a researcher in church history at Oxford university, said the legacy of “Bash camps” – Christian camps named after the nickname of their founder, EJH Nash – “is the narrow cohort of men at the top of the conservative evangelical Church… This narrow and intimate group of alumni [of Christian camps], and their highly-conservative theology, provide context to the silence over Smyth’s crimes.”
An organisation and its network of elites, long influential in the Church, has been shown capable of facilitating and concealing the worst types of abuse.”
Update Feb 8 2017

John Smyth faces fresh allegations of abuse in following ongoing Channel 4 News investigation

Feb 7

Tonight: Channel 4 News obtains new documents revealing disturbing evidence about the scale of John Smyth’s alleged abuse in .

Man says he was ‘ordered to self-harm’ as a teenager by British QC by John Smyth, QC at centre of claims of abuse in 1970s

8 February 2017

Now in his 50s, David (not his real name) encountered Smyth when he was a pupil at Winchester College and a contemporary of Andrew Watson, the bishop of Guildford, who this week disclosed he had been subjected to violent beatings by Smyth.

David said he was drawn into Smyth’s circle after meeting him through Winchester College’s Christian Forum. He also attended Christian holiday camps in Dorset and became a “regular visitor to [Smyth’s] house, where he offered me ‘spiritual guidance’.”
Winchester College said that following an inquiry conducted in 1982 into allegations of abuse, the then headmaster told Smyth never to enter school premises or contact pupils again. However, police were not informed.
Update: 6 Feb 2017

Lawyer accused of subjecting boys to sadomasochistic beatings at Christian summer camps in 1982 ‘was still counselling teens up until allegations re-emerged last week’

  • Justin Welby apologised on behalf of Church of England over the camp beatings 
  • John Smyth, head of Iwerne Trust, allegedly subjected boys to ‘sadomasochism’
  • Boys from some of Britain’s top public schools were left with life-long scars 
  • Neither the church or Winchester College, where some boys went, told police

The part-time judge, whose style of leadership has been likened to a ‘cult leader’ moved to Zimbabwe in 1984 after British assault allegations emerged in 1982, and founded a series of Christian camps at which alleged victims claim he again abused teenagers – at one camp a 16 year old boy drowned during a nighttime ‘skinny dip’ ordered by him.

Mr Smyth was charged with culpable homicide in 1997 in the wake of the death and several other boys came forward to claim he had beaten them and forced them to swim naked while he watched, although both cases against him collapsed.

Today a letter emerged, signed by the barrister and printed on the letterhead of his Zambesi Holidays firm, that was sent to parents of boys booked to attend a camp at the Ruzawi School, an elite boarding school in the north-east of Zimbabwe.

In it, Mr Smyth said that he wanted to create a ‘relaxed family atmosphere’ but admitted the likelihood that he would beat the boys and take showers with them.

He wrote in the note, published in today’s Telegraph: ‘I am determined that we should avoid a school atmosphere as far as possible. I am not a schoolmaster; I try instead to be something of a father figure to the camp, encouraging the younger leaders to care for their campers in the way the best of big brothers should.

‘To this end we use Christian names all round, the younger leaders sleep in the dormitories with their campers, and we all (including myself from time to time) have our showers with the boys.’

The barrister, who was described by the Archbishop of Canterbury as a ‘delightful’ man, also explained that he intended to impose a regime of corporal punishment.

He told parents: ‘We must, however, have good discipline and experience has shown that with so many high-spirited boys we need some form of sanction. I never cane the boys, but I do whack them with a table tennis bat when necessary.

‘Such are the opportunities for pranks that I sometimes have to use this fairly liberally to deter high-spirited naughtiness and to ensure obedience and reasonable standards of tidiness.

At his evangelical church in Cape Town, the couple’s priest confirmed he had been in touch with the Smyths and instructed them to stay away from its services and meetings until the allegations of ‘terrible misconduct’ against the former part-time judge are resolved.

The couple left their home last Friday as allegations of Mr Smyth’s fondness for excessive corporal punishment and penchant for naked boys emerged in interviews with his victims, who spoke to Channel 4 News.

Mr Thompson, told the hushed, packed Church-on-Main congregation in Wynberg, that help would be offered to those who had confided in Mr Smyth.

A fair number of people… have had moments of counselling and group discipleship with John,’ Mr Thompson said.

Elders were available ‘should anyone feel the need to discuss the nature of’ or content of’ their experience,’ he added.

He added: ‘If our having had John as a leader of a discipleship group or his role in any form of ministry has led to hurt or risk to anyone’ or to bringing the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ into disrepute in any way’ for this we apologise’.

Last week, one of the Smyths daughters, who did not wish to be identified, called on her father to come forward and confront allegations against him. Yesterday, her brother PJ joined the chorus for their father to present himself.

At his evangelical church in Cape Town, the couple's priest confirmed he had been in touch with the Smyths and instructed them to stay away from its services and meetings until the allegations of 'terrible misconduct' against the former part-time judge are resolved

At his evangelical church in Cape Town, the couple’s priest confirmed he had been in touch with the Smyths and instructed them to stay away from its services and meetings until the allegations of ‘terrible misconduct’ against the former part-time judge are resolved

During his time at Winchester College in the late Seventies and Eighties, Mr Smyth met many teenagers, and is said to have invited those he favoured to his home for Sunday lunch

In a letter to the congregation of Covenant Life Church in Maryland’ PJ Smyth said his father ‘disciplined me in a manner consistent with the laws and cultural trends of the UK at the time’ not in a manner alleged in the recent reports’.

‘We moved to Zimbabwe when I was 13. My father told me that he felt called out of the legal profession into full-time Christian work. I attended a number of Zambesi Holidays camps and I was never aware of any abuse.

‘During the early 1990s’ when I was studying in South Africa’ I was aware that a delegation of pastors and parents insisted that my father and the board of Zambesi Holidays make adjustments to camp life’ which they did. I do clearly remember the tragic drowning of a fellow camper one year. It was devastating to his family and to all of us who knew him.

‘In my twenties’ I gradually became aware that there had been issues surrounding my father’s ministry in the UK. Nothing specific’ but I remember hearing some of my parents’ friends say things like’ ‘… of course those were difficult years for your dad’. However’ I assumed that it was something relatively minor and it never occurred to me to press my father for detail.

‘I believe that the civil authorities are given by God to help protect against wrong-doing. I am firmly committed to reporting any form of child abuse to the authorities.’


Archbishop of Canterbury’s QC friend blamed his beating of boys at a British summer camp on sleeping pill addiction 

A part-time judge and friend of the Archbishop of Canterbury said he was addicted to sleeping pills at the time he was accused of subjecting boys to savage sado-masochistic beatings.

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Justin Welby

John Smyth QC, who ran Christian holiday camps attended by the Rev Justin Welby in the late Seventies, told church leaders his “extraordinary aberration of judgment” was linked to his addiction to prescription medication. Hampshire Police this week launched an investigation into Mr Smyth, who left Britain when the beating allegations came to light in the early Eighties, moving to Zimbabwe, where he also faces abuse claims.

Mr Smyth issued a written statement to church leaders in which he accepted that beating British teenagers had been “entirely wrong” and blamed it on the pressures of work and an addiction to sedatives.

The barrister made the admission in 1989, a month after the former headmaster of Winchester, John Thorn, published a book in which he referred to the beating claims.

Mr Thorn wrote in The Road to Winchester, published in February 1989: “I was told the extraordinary news that the neighbouring barrister had gained such personal control over a few of the senior boys in the group, and had kept it after they left the school, that he was claiming to direct their burgeoning relationship with girls and was, with their consent, punishing them physically when they confessed to him they had sinned. 

“The World of Conservative Evangelism was reft in twain. Absurd and baseless rumours were circulated that he was an unhinged tyrant, the embodiment of Satan. He must be banished. And – quietly but efficiently – he was.

“He left the Winchester district and then the United Kingdom. He departed for Africa with his family and, by me, has not been heard of since.”

The fact that the allegations had surfaced publicly for the first time prompted Mr Smyth to issue a written statement, via his Zambezi Ministry, in March 1989.

The release, circulated to church leaders in Zimbabwe, states: “Within a few days of the matter first coming to the attention of older Christians in February 1982, John accepted that what he had been doing was entirely wrong and he has never sought to justify it since.

 In a bid to stop his admission circulating more widely, he added: “Please regard this as a confidential document, NOT for general circulation. It is intended only for the eyes of those who raise queries about the matter in the book.”
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1 Feb 2017 

Archbishop admits Church ‘failed terribly’ over abuse revelations

The Church of England has tonight apologised unreservedly after a Channel 4 News investigation revealed that a prominent Anglican evangelical and former colleague of the Archbishop of Canterbury is alleged to have severely assaulted boys and young men for decades.

Mr. John Smyth, QC, MA, LLB Trinity Hall and Cambridge.

The alleged abuse was carried out by prominent QC and part time judge called John Smyth, who was chairman of the Iwerne Trust, a charity closely linked to the church which ran Christian holiday camps for public school students.

The Church admitted that it had “failed terribly”, after this programme learned that the Trust had discovered the alleged abuse in 1982, but failed to report it to the police.

Winchester College, where some of the young men met Smyth, was made aware of the alleged abuse, but also failed to report it to the police at the time. There is no suggestion that any abuse took place at the College or with the knowledge of its staff.

The Archbishop was a colleague of Smyth’s at the Iwerne Trust.

Smyth was never reported to cops.

He was instead allowed to move to South Africa after agreeing never to work with children again.

Neither the church or top Winchester College, were some boys went, told police 

The Archbishop and Smyth, who continued to ‘exchange cards’ even after he moved abroad.

Lambeth Palace said: ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury was a dormitory officer at Iwerne holiday camp in the late 1970s, where boys from public schools learnt to develop life as Christians. The role was to be a mentor to the boys, as was that of his now wife at a similar camp for girls.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4182226/Archbishop-Canterbury-sorry-beatings-church-camp.html#ixzz4XXOnCLF4

Two friends of the Archbishop have known of the abuse claims since they first came to light, although a spokesman said neither informed Welby of the allegations.

One, the Reverend David Fletcher, was the trustee of the Iwerne Trust who led the investigation into the incidents. Fletcher opted not to pass the claims to police.

http://freethinker.co.uk/2017/02/03/sadistic-christian-morality-campaigner-accused-of-abuse/

 

 John Smyth’s son
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Son of lawyer in ‘spanking’ documentary heads US ‘megachurch’ embroiled in sex scandal

The son of John Smyth — the Cape Town lawyer accused of abusing boys at Christian holiday camps for decades — has just moved from South Africa to head a US “megachurch” emerging from a child sex abuse scandal.

PJ Smyth is the new lead pastor at Covenant Life Church‚ in Gaithersburg‚ Maryland. He moved there in December after being at the helm of Johannesburg’s GodFirst church‚ which has congregations in Douglasdale‚ Parkhurst‚ Paulshoff‚ Benoni and Tembisa.

The website of Covenant Life — which has 19 pastors and around 2‚000 members — says: “We convey our warmest thanks to the people of GodFirst Church in Johannesburg‚ where PJ has served for the last 10 years‚ for their faith and generosity in sending PJ and family stateside for a new assignment.”

In December 2012‚ according to Wikipedia‚ Covenant Life withdrew from the Sovereign Grace Ministries network after former congregants — including some from Covenant Life — filed a lawsuit alleging the ministry’s leaders conspired to conceal the sexual abuse of children.

Six months later‚ Smyth’s predecessor as lead pastor‚ Joshua Harris‚ disclosed that he had been a victim of sex abuse and encouraged victims to go to the police after a Maryland judge dismissed the lawsuit due to the statute of limitations.

Harris stepped down from The Gospel Coalition council in 2014 after former Covenant Life youth group leader Nathaniel Morales was convicted on five counts of sexual abuse against three boys between 1983 and 1991.

During the trial‚ former Covenant Life pastor Grant Layman admitted under oath that he had not reported sex abuse allegations.

PJ moved to Zimbabwe from the UK in 1984‚ when he was 13. He studied at the University of Cape Town‚ and Covenant Life’s website says: “In 1997‚ (PJ and his wife Ashleigh) started River of Life Church in Harare with a few friends.

“Over a seven-year period‚ River of Life had become a family of five churches‚ and PJ and Ashleigh felt God calling them to … plant another reproducing base church‚ this time in Johannesburg‚ South Africa. They started GodFirst Church … in 2005.

“In 2014‚ PJ handed over the leadership of GodFirst Church to devote himself full time to establishing Advance‚ a family of churches committed to planting and strengthening churches‚ currently working on five continents.”

http://m.timeslive.co.za/?articleId=2246652

His son PJ Smyth – of Covenant Life Church

Washingtonian Magazine – allegations that CLC’s members and pastors have been covering up child sexual abuse for decades and are continuing to handle sexual abuse problems internally instead of reporting them to the police.

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PJ Smyth’s church

Another Covenant Life Church Member Arrested for Sexual Abuse

March 28, 2016

UPDATE – March 30, 2016

Covenant Life Church sent the following email to their members yesterday:

March 29,2016
Dear church family,

I am sorry to bring sad and disturbing news. We learned Saturday that a 66-year-old male member of the church was arrested earlier this month and charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse of a minor. We are grateful that law enforcement is involved. We are not naming the accused at this time to protect the minor.

We’ve been learning all we can so that we can communicate with you fully and accurately in the days to come. We want to reassure you that our child protection measures are robust, and we continue to work hard to ensure Covenant Life remains a place of safety for children.

So far as we know nothing related to these charges occurred at the church. However, if you have any information we encourage you to contact Montgomery County Police at 301-279-8000.

Sincerely,

Mark Mitchell

The idea that Covenant Life Church is not releasing the perpetrator’s name because they want to protect the victim’s privacy is an appalling lie. The alleged perpetrator’s arrest is a matter of public record on the MD court case website. How are church members supposed to know if their kids have been associating with an unnamed pedophile? How are CLC members realistically expected to report any information on an unnamed pedophile to the Montgomery County Police?

Covenant Life Church is a mess. They cannot even get a simple letter notifying members of a dangerous pedophile in their church right. I think it is most likely that they knew on the 16th when Caffery was arrested; but even if they didn’t find out till Saturday, why did it take 4 days to send out a statement that essentially said nothing? And we are to believe they have “robust child protection” policies?
https://thouarttheman.org/2016/03/28/another-covenant-life-church-member-arrested-sexual-abuse/

When we last heard from Covenant Life Church of Gaithersburg, Maryland they were reeling from stories in TIME and the Washingtonian which shined an unwelcome light on their sordid past of alleged sex abuse of children and the conspiracy to cover up the abuse.  They released the statement below in an attempt to tell people to “move along, there is nothing to see here.”

2016-03-22 CLC statement on abuse

Fast forward six weeks and the CLC statement, undoubtedly crafted by their attorney, rings hollow as it is revealed yet another member of their church has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a minor!

A Maryland Senate subcommittee held a  hearing on SB69 earlier this month.  The proposed bill would extend the statute of limitations for civil cases of sexual abuse from seven to twenty years. During the hearing, Senator Jamie Raskin stated that Covenant Life Church looks like something of a “clearing house for predatory sexual activities against children.

I would agree with Senator Raskin.

One is left to wonder how many more pedophiles will be arrested before Child Protection Services and Law Enforcement intervene with the intent of protecting children.

https://thouarttheman.org/2016/03/28/another-covenant-life-church-member-arrested-sexual-abuse/


Justin Welby worked as a dormitory officer at a camp where  John Smyth was one of the main leaders in the 70s

The Archbishop said he was first informed of the alleged abuse in late 2013 or early 2014.

He said: ‘I was told the Bishop of Ely – it fell within his diocese – had been informed by a survivor of what had happened and had written to the police so we checked that indeed the police had been contacted immediately as per the Church rules.

‘They had been, we keep an eye on it obviously, we kept in touch and found out what was going on.

‘As you know, John Smyth had moved to Zimbabwe in the early 1980s, I understand, and it was not in the police’s jurisdiction.

‘I have a vague feeling I may have had a Christmas card in the 1990s and when I was living in Paris he passed through a 

 They later exchanged ‘the occasional card’, Lambeth Palace said last night.
Mr Smyth, a moral crusader who made his name as a barrister representing the Christian campaigner Mary Whitehouse in a landmark prosecution against the Gay News newspaper, went on to live in Zimbabwe and South Africa.

The prosecuting counsel was John Jackson Smyth, Mary Whitehouse’s fellow traveller from the Festival of Lights

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The Nationwide Festival of Light was a short-lived grassroots movement formed by British … The British pop star Cliff Richard was a leading supporter.

John Smyth QC Obscenity case:

“The prosecuting counsel was John Jackson Smyth, Mary Whitehouse’s fellow traveller from the Festival of Lights”

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Mary Whitehouse (left) sings a duet with Judy Mackenzie at the Festival of Light Rally in London’s Trafalgar Square.  September 25th, 1971.
Whitehouse v Lemon is a 1977 court case involving the blasphemy law in the United Kingdom.
When in his late teens and early 20s himself, the future archbishop Welby became friendly with high-flying barrister John Smyth (right)

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Conversion of an archbishop

The man who led Justin Welby to Christian faith

Justin Welby with ‘Bash camps’ founder Eric John Hewitson Nash, popularly known as ‘Bash’

Welby’s role was to be a mentor to the boys, as was that of his now wife at a similar camp for girls.

Much of Welby’s early grounding in Christian doctrine was also gained through the ‘Bash  camp’ network…

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Welby was involved in the camps as an undergraduate and and again as a theological college student in the early 1990s.

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Strange that John Smyth QC lives in Cape Town, South Africa and Justin Welby was in South Africa over Christmas and the New Year visiting Desmond Tutu in Cape Town.

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Privilege to meet Archbishop Emeritus @TheDesmondTutu and family – inspired by his challenge to serve Christ above all personal interest.

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Sir Anthony Montague Browne arriving to visit Sir Winston Churchill in hospital with Dianna Churchill and Lady Churchill

Rings…John Symth/Archbishop Welby – Welby’s biological father, Sir Anthony Montague Browne …one of Winston Churchill’s private secretaries

Sir Anthony Montague Browne was a founder member of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, established in 1965, and served as chairman.

Rab Butler (PIE-linked) ‘s daughter, Churchill, Welby’s father

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/08/a-no10-hot-house-of-drinking-affairs-and-winston-churchills-beds/

Winston Churchill’s right-hand man and an affair to shake the Establishment

Anthony Montague-Browne with Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower in a helicopter on the White House lawn in 1959

Anthony Montague-Browne (Welby’s father)  with Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower in a helicopter on the White House lawn in 1959

 

Welby’s biological father was Anthony Montague Browne,   Churchill’s private secretary, who later worked for the Queen

 

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Welby’s biological father Anthony Montague Browne with Churchill and Onassis

In a statement the Archbishop said he had been friends with Smyth during the late Seventies, when he worked at the camps, run by the Iwerne Trust.

The Archbishop said he had kept in “occasional” contact with the barrister since.

He was made aware of the allegations in 2013 when the police were involved.

A statement from the Archbishop said: “The Archbishop of Canterbury was a Dormitory Officer at Iwerne holiday camp in the late 1970s, where boys from public schools learnt to develop life as Christians.

“The role was to be a mentor to the boys, as was that of his now wife at a similar camp for girls.

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Winchester College, where some of the young men met Smyth, was made aware of the alleged abuse, but also failed to report it to the police at the time.

Many Royal visits to Winchester College

http://www.winchestercollege.org/UserFiles/pdfs/Royal%20VisitsFriendsLeaflet.pdf

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 Prince Charles was received in June 2000.
 
Edward, Prince of Wales (Iater Edward VIII):
Just as Westminster is the mother of British Parliaments, so Winchester is the mother of British public schools”.

The Titus Trust was set up in 1997 and took over fundraising from The Iwerne Trust.

In 2000 it took control of the running of the holidays from Scripture Union.

In 2014 that the board of The Titus Trust became aware of these allegations

The Titus Trust

Lymington Rushmore is part of the Titus Trust,  a non-denominational Christian charity. The Trust has been running activity holidays for young people since the 1930s (originally as part of the Scripture Union). It is responsible for four holiday groups –Lymington Rushmore Holidays serving a mixture of day and boarding schools in the South; Iwerne & Forres Holidays, for those at the larger boarding schools and associated prep schools in the South of England; Gloddaeth Holidays working with independent schools in the North of England; and LDN  Holidays for those at independent London day schools.

The Titus Trust continues to enjoy strong links with the Scripture Union and with a number of CPAS Ventures and holidays.

The Titus Trust is a registered charity (charity no. 1066751) and is only able to continue its work due to the generous gifts of its supporters.

https://www.lymingtonrushmore.org/titus-trust

Reverend David Fletcher, a vicar in the Church of England who as head of Iwerne decided not to report the abuse to the police, declined to comment to Channel 4.

 John Smyth QC right next to an advert regarding child sex abuse

 Tremendous Teens by John Smyth

Pastor Andrew Ellis and Pastor Nigel Desmond praising John Smyth

Christian crusader in teen abuse scandal

A British lawyer who has been working for the inclusion of Christian values into South Africa’s constitutional jurisprudence has been accused of the “horrific” and “masochistic” beating of teenage boys in his care.

Currently based in Cape Town, John Smyth, a Queen’s Counsel and former acting judge in England, is alleged to have left a decades-long trail of bloodied bodies and broken spirits both in the United Kingdom and in Zimbabwe.

While in Zimbabwe Smyth ran a Christian mission, Zambesi Ministries, for 17 years. He was charged with the culpable homicide of 16-year-old Guide Nyachuru at one of the Zambesi Ministries’ summer camps held in Marondera in December 1992. Nyachuru’s naked body was found in the Ruzawi School pool — questions still hang over the circumstances surrounding his drowning. Smyth has always maintained it was a tragic accident.

Smyth was also charged with five counts of crimen injuria relating to incidents during a camp in April 1993 involving five boys from posh Zimbabwean schools.

The culpable homicide prosecution was discontinued when the then Zimbabwean Chief Justice, Anthony Gubbay, ruled the prosecutor in the case had a conflict of interest. Smyth moved to South Africa soon afterwards in 2001.

The allegations of abuse — ritualised beatings to “repent” for sins such as masturbation — surfaced this week following an investigation by the United Kingdom’s Channel 4 News, An Ungodly Crime?, which screened on Thursday February 2 in Britain.

The alleged pattern of behaviour appears contrary to Smyth’s public image in South Africa as a moral crusader and the executive director of the Justice Alliance of South Africa (Jasa). This week Jasa shut down its website.

Smyth and Jasa have been involved in Constitutional Court cases arguing against same-sex marriage, teenage sex, abortion, pornography and euthanasia. He also submitted draft legislation to the department of home affairs to limit access to pornography.

Senior evangelical Anglicans appear to have known of Smyth’s behaviour, which An Ungodly Crime? suggests they appear to have sought to cover up. In the late Seventies and early Eighties, Smyth was chairperson of the Iwerne Trust, an Anglican organisation with close ties to The Church of England. Iwerne organised Christian holiday camps for boys from Britain’s poshest public schools (called private schools in South Africa).

An internal report written by the Iwerne Trust in 1982, in which it acknowledges the “horrific” scale and severity of the alleged beatings by Smyth involving 22 young men since 1978.

The investigator interviewed 13 of the 22 alleged victims. In one of the first reported incidents a 17-year-old claimed that instead of a shoplifting incident being reported to his parents, Smyth offered him the choice of a beating to repent.

“He chose the beating, which was given with a cane in the summer house,” the report stated.

According to the report the beatings “continued with four 17-year-olds, on the bare bottom with a gym shoe (because it leaves less evidence) but was voluntarily accepted as a deterrent to masturbation. Beatings varied from a dozen to 40 strokes.”

The report acknowledged the beatings were “technically all criminal offences” but the organisation appears not to have reported these cases to the police at the time. The report suggests the practice was part of the “sanctifying of young men, and the blessings of fatherly discipline” but noted that a psychiatrist “describes it as suppressed masochistic sexual activity”.

From 1979 the beatings are alleged to have escalated in frequency, severity and the number of teenagers involved. About half of the victims attended Winchester College, England’s oldest public school, where Smyth appeared to have access to students.

While there was no overt sexual activity, the report said: “There was a very frequent association with sexual sins of a comparatively minor kind (masturbation and impure thoughts) and too many sexual overtones”.

The teenagers said the beatings were followed by “embraces”, with the survivor laying on the bed while it is claimed that Smyth “would kneel and pray, linking arms with him and kissing him on the shoulder and back”.

Smyth was not charged, and, instead, left for Zimbabwe in 1984.

There, he continued to source boys from top-end schools, like Bulawayo’s Christian Brothers College and Prince Edward School in Harare, for camps where the psychological manipulation and abuse allegedly continued.

http://mg.co.za/article/2017-02-02-christian-crusader-in-teen-abuse-scandal

31st August 1995 Prince Edward shares a laugh with students from Prince Edward High School in Harare

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s ‘delightful’ friend accused of killing teenager in Zimbabwe

A former friend of the Archbishop of Canterbury who left Britain amidst child abuse claims was later charged with killing a teenage boy in Zimbabwe.

Hampshire Police yesterday launched an investigation into claims that John Smyth QC, described by the Most Rev Justin Welby as a “charming and delightful” man, forced young men to endure savage sado-masochistic beatings after grooming them at Christian holiday camps in the late Seventies.

Channel 4 News will tonight report that Mr Smyth, who left Britain after the abuse claims emerged, went on to face charges of killing a 16-year-old boy who was found dead in a swimming pool at a Zimbabwean holiday camp.

The barrister was also accused of swimming naked with Zimbabwean teenagers, showering with them in the nude, and encouraging them to talk about masturbation.

In 1997 he was arrested over claims that he had killed Guide Nyachuru, a 16-year-old boy whose body was discovered at the bottom of the camp’s swimming pool in December 1992. The case of culpable homicide was subsequently dismissed.

Edith Nyachuru, whose brother died at one of Mr Smyth’s camps, say he would still be alive had the barrister faced justice in the UK

Court documents from the time state: “The particular allegations are that [Mr Smyth] made the complainants walk naked to the swimming pool at night; that he took showers with them in the nude; that he talked to them about masturbation and told them to be proud of their ‘dicks’; as Jesus Christ had one; and that he assaulted them on their ‘rear bare buttocks’ with a table tennis bat.”

The case against Mr Smyth collapsed in 1998, after he successfully persuaded Zimbabwe’s Supreme Court that prosecutors had overstated the claims and failed to follow proper procedures.

A lawyer involved in the case told The Telegraph he had been “shocked” after the barrister privately admitted showering with the boys, and said he had warned Mr Smyth to stop.

Channel 4 News has tracked down boys who attended the camps, who insist that the allegations are true.

 

A 1982 report into the claims, commissioned by the Iwerne Trust, was carried out by Mark Ruston, the vicar of the Round Church in Cambridge, with whom the Archbishop lodged during the late Seventies, in his final year at university.

The Archbishop has said his friendship with the Reverend Ruston was “extraordinary privilege” and he was “inspired” by him.

A second friend of the Archbishop, the Reverend David Fletcher, was the trustee of the Iwerne Trust who led the investigation into the incidents.


A report by the Iwerne Trust, the charity that ran the Christian camps at which Mr Smyth met many of the victims, documents how he persuaded one of the boys to assist with the attacks.

Mr Ruston wrote that while some of the victims “seem amazingly resilient … the rehabilitation of S … is a cause of concern”.

Mr Ruston’s report says the young men were “conned” by the barrister into taking part in the naked beatings.

The report, written by Canon Mark Ruston, a close friend of the  Rev Justin Welby, said that the teenage boy, identified only as “S”, was “brought into sharing the ‘ministry’ in the summer of 1980”.

He wrote in the 1982 report: “There was considerable persuasion for anyone who held back. It had almost become a cult, with a powerful group dynamic.

“S, wanting to ‘be the best for God’, beat as hard as he could. “Immediately after the beating, the man lay on the bed, while [Mr Smyth] and/or S would kneel and pray, linking arms with him and kissing him on the shoulder and back.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/05/teenage-boy-forced-barrister-join-cult-beating-friends/

 “M.A., Honorary Chaplain to the Queen Canon Mark Ruston”

 

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An Honorary Chaplain to the Queen (QHC)[1] is a member of the clergy within the United Kingdom who, through long and distinguished service, is appointed to minister to the monarch of the United Kingdom.

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Doctors For Life

Doctors for Life – Legal Team – Shadrack Mafutsa, Martus de Wet, Adv Kemp SC, Dr Van Eeden and John Smyth QC,

http://www.doctorsforlife.co.za/pg/175/

Executive Board of the Justice Alliance of South Africa

This consists of an attorney, three Pastors of different churches, a financier and John Smyth QC, the Honorary Director.

  • Grant Gunston (Chairman)
  • Stephen van Rhyn (Vice-Chairman)
  • Tendai Musikavanu
  • Linda-Jane Tippoo – see photo, right
  • Nigel Desmond
  • Quinton George
  • John Smyth (Honorary Director)
John Smyth,QC  practised law as a barrister for many years in Britain; aged 37 he was appointed Queen’s Counsel, and he sat as a part-time judge for 5 years. Part of his practise was constitutional matters and parliamentary drafting.
In 1984 he was invited to Australia to assist Parliament with drafting their legislation to restrict video pornography and gratuitous violence.

After running a mission in Zimbabwe for 17 years, John and his wife Anne have made their home in South Africa. In the third season of their lives Anne and John weave together their experience of their earlier years. John combines his legal skills with pastoral work and is supported by Anne in both spheres of work.

John has been involved with moral issues in Parliament, the courts and media for 5 years now. He has a proven track record having addressed the Constitutional Court as amicus curiae in person, and as architect and author of the successful challenge to Parliament by Doctors for Life in respect of the Abortion Amendment Bill 2004. John writes, lectures and frequently appears on radio and TV. John’s website is www.jjs.za.net.

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John and Anne were married in 1968. They have 4 grown up children and 7 grandchildren.

John was educated in the UK and Canada and gained MA and LLB degrees at the University of Cambridge.

He was called to the Bar in 1965 and practiced as a Barrister (Advocate) for 19 years. In 1978 he was appointed a part-time judge, and in 1979 Queen’s Counsel.

One of Mr Smyth’s daughters, who asked not to be named said

that teenage boys were “often” at their family home for barbecues and pool parties and she never saw any abuse.

The alleged assaults came to light in the early 1980s after one of the victims, a 21-year-old student at Cambridge University, reportedly attempted to kill himself after he was told to submit to another beating.

A report by the charity, the Irwerne Trust, in 1982 called the practice “horrific” but the claims were not reported to police until 2013.

A vicar, Mark Ruston, carried out the report for the charity, which has now been seen by Channel 4 News and the Daily Telegraph.

It reported that after identifying the boys, mostly from public school Winchester College, Mr Smyth took them to his home in Hampshire and carried out lashings with a garden cane in his shed.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-38838113

Winchester College knew in 1982 about allegations of abuse at the camps but says it didn’t go to the police


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Winchester College – Willie Whitelaw, former Winchester College pupil, alleged satanist, was given Ad Portas honour from Winchester College May 12 1984

The Whitelaw Memoirs pg 5

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http://www.winchestercollege.org/UserFiles/pdfs/Ad%20Portas%20Programme%202012%20(2).pdf

The Times and Willie Whitelaw

The Church of England has told Scotland Yard that William Whitelaw, the former home secretary, and Enoch Powell were accused of being members of a political satanic abuse ring.

The allegations of the politicians’ involvement in child abuse emerged during counselling by a vicar of a youth in the 1980s. Leo Abse, a long-serving Labour MP, was also named.

Although there was no evidence to support the claims, the church authorities felt compelled to send the information to Scotland Yard’s investigation into alleged establishment involvement in child abuse.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/church-reveals-satanic-abuse-claims-against-enoch-powell-9h3jm589qfk

I am aware that the following Parliamentarians knew about the elite paedophile ring and the cover-up Willie Whitelaw, John Major, Ken Livingstone, Edwina Currie, David Waddington, Michael Howard, Margaret Thatcher, Leon Brittan, Ken Clarke, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Geoffrey Dickens, Alun Michael, Rod Richards, John Merek and William Hague.

Public school defends role in alleged cover up of abuse at Christian camps

Winchester College knew in 1982 about allegations of abuse at the camps but says it didn’t go to the police

One of Britain’s leading public schools has been forced to defend its role in an alleged cover up of serious physical abuse at Christian summer camps attended by its pupils in the 1970s and 1980s.

Winchester College knew in 1982 about allegations of sadomasochistic abuse at the hands of John Smyth, a British QC who ran a series of Christian summer camps known as “bash camps”.

Instead, it said: “The then headmaster met John Smyth and required him to undertake never again to enter the college or contact its pupils.”

Cambridgeshire police said on Thursday they could find no record of the report from the diocese of Ely. A spokesman said any allegations would have been passed to Hampshire police to investigate.

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John Smyth was appointed a part time judge in 1978

In 1984 John and Anne moved with their family to Zimbabwe to do mission work. After two years with African Enterprise they founded Zambesi Ministries which they directed for the next 15 years until John reached 60.

According to Bar Council records, Smyth continued to be a part-time recorder and member of the bar until he moved to Zimbabwe two years later, where in 1986 he set up his own teenage camp for young boys, Zambesi Ministries. Between 1986 and 2002, hundreds of boys passed through the camps.

Smyth is now based in Cape Town, South Africa, where he runs the Justice Alliance, whose website has recently been taken down. In 2005 he was one of an outspoken group who opposed gay marriage equality in South Africa.

Smyth has nine grandchildren and lists his hobbies as skiing, mountain walking and squash.

He did not respond to requests for a comment on Thursday.

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Anne and John now make their home in Cape Town. John is available as a consultant in constitutional law and serves Doctors for Life International and the Justice Alliance of South Africa.

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Discipline of Children

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Welby said he had only had fleeting contact with Smyth since. “I have a vague feeling I may have had a Christmas card in the 1990s and when I was living in Paris he passed through and I shook hands with him. That was the limit.”

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/02/justin-welby-church-england-john-smyth-abuse-claims

Archbishop Welby, was a colleague of Smyth’s at the Iwerne Trust

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Archbishop Justin Welby with Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, the daughter of Greville Janner. JANNER PART OF WORLDWIDE RING

Justin Welby (left) in Baghdad in 2003, with MI6’s Sir John Sawers (right).
 

Justin Welby “has a secret past smuggling in cold war Europe, briefing US state department officials on rebels in the Niger Delta and chatting to the future head of MI6 in Baghdad.”

MI6 spy – Archbishop of Canterbury

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John Smyth

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I am a retired member of the Bar of England and Wales, and was appointed  Queen\u2019s Counsel in 1979.

https://www.scribd.com/document/7040441/Smythe-Affadavit

John Smyth,QC  practised law as a barrister for many years in Britain; aged 37 he was appointed Queen’s Counsel
Smyth was born in 1942 approx. and is age 75.

John Smyth’s son:

Covenant Life Church

Why is Pastor P.J. Smyth Comfortable Enabling Child Sexual Abuse At Covenant Life Church?

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A Current Member of Covenant Life Church Has Been Arrested For Multiple Counts of  Child Sexual Abuse. P.J. Smyth has not commented on this issue despite being the Church’s Senior Pastor-Elect.

His son PJ Smyth – of Covenant Life Church

Washingtonian Magazine – allegations that CLC’s members and pastors have been covering up child sexual abuse for decades and are continuing to handle sexual abuse problems internally instead of reporting them to the police.

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During the hearing, Senator Jamie Raskin stated that Covenant Life Church looks like something of a “clearing house for predatory sexual activities against children.

https://thouarttheman.org/2016/03/28/another-covenant-life-church-member-arrested-sexual-abuse/

Son of lawyer in ‘spanking’ documentary heads US ‘megachurch’ embroiled in sex scandal

http://m.timeslive.co.za/?articleId=2246652

New Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse Affecting Children

Is P.J. Smyth a Naive Opportunist or Just Someone Comfortable Indirectly Enabling Child Sexual Abuse

P.J. Smyth, a self-proclaimed (he does not appear to have formal Ministry training) Pastor from South Africa, has declared that critics of Covenant Life Church’s (CLC’s) decision to harbor pedophiles are part of a Satanic attack to stop his Godly Ministry per an undisputed statement about his comments at a recent Church meeting below:

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PJ was born in the UK in 1971. When he was 13 his family moved to Zimbabwe where his parents took up missionary work for many years. PJ and Ashleigh met at high school in Harare (Zimbabwe’s capital city), married straight after college (1993), and for their first few years of marriage, both taught high school.

In 1997, they started River of Life Church in Harare with a few friends

Q: Where has PJ lived?
A: In the UK until age 13 (1971-1984); in Zimbabwe until age 33 (1984-2004); then in South Africa (2004-2016) until age 45. PJ and family relocated to Maryland in December 2016.

Q: What is his citizenship?
A: PJ is a UK citizen, who enjoyed the status of permanent residence in Zimbabwe, and then in South Africa. Ashleigh is a South African citizen.

Q: Describe PJ’s educational background.
A: PJ attained ‘O’ Levels (aged 16 years) and ‘A’ Levels (aged 18 years), and university degrees from Cape Town University and the University of South Africa in Biblical Studies and Church History.

Q: Describe PJ’s spiritual background.
A: PJ came to faith as a young boy, although he feels he properly owned his faith at age 15. Because he was at boarding schools from ages 8 to 18, PJ’s first genuine experience of local church life came during college. He attended His People Church in Cape Town throughout his university years, and during that time felt God speak to him about one day leading a church.

PJ reflects on three primary shaping spiritual influences. First, his parents. John and Anne Smyth (who live in Cape Town), led PJ to faith and instilled in him a love for God’s Word and for leadership. Second, His People Church in Cape Town. His People taught PJ about the importance of faith, courage and excellence in ministry. Third, Newfrontiers. Terry Virgo, and other Newfrontiers men and women, taught PJ about the importance of the local church, the Holy Spirit and the grace of God.

Q: What are the churches PJ has led in Africa?
A: River of Life Church in Harare, Zimbabwe. GodFirst Church in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Police investigate alleged ‘brutal lashings’ by Christian leader

Police have today launched an investigation into claims that teenage boys from Britain’s leading public schools were violently beaten, in what’s been described as a “sadomasochistic cult” run by a lawyer with links to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Operation Cubic, run by Hampshire Police, will examine allegations uncovered by Channel 4 News that John Smyth QC stripped and brutally lashed 22 young men he had groomed at the Christian youth camps he ran.

The QC, who acted for public morals campaigner Mary Whitehouse in her high profile anti-gay censorship trials, is alleged to have carried out the intense beatings in a specially sound-proofed garden shed at his Winchester home after meeting many of his “disciples” while giving talks at nearby Winchester College.

From 1979 the beatings are alleged to have escalated in frequency, severity and the number of teenagers involved. About half of the victims attended Winchester College, England’s oldest public school, where Smyth appeared to have access to students.

Smyth encouraged the pupils to attend the Iwerne Trust camps where he cultivated small groups of followers in their late teens. They were invited to his home for Sunday lunch.

The report’s author, Mark Ruston, a vicar and also a friend of Archbishop Welby, said the punishments began with “training beatings” that were “semi-naked” which “gave way to complete nakedness to ‘increase humility’.

The teenage boys were reportedly told: “You want to be the best, don’t you? Let me be a helper to you”.

The alleged violence intensified. One boy said, “I could feel the blood spattering on my legs”, another said, “I fainted sometime after a severe beating”. One simply stated: “I was bleeding for three-and-a-half weeks”.


Dear Archbishop of Canterbury: Can you look yourself in the mirror and honestly say you did everything you could to expose John Smyth?

 Feb 6 2017
The open letter calls on the Archbishop to reconsider his statement that he first heard of abuse in 2013

The open letter calls on the Archbishop to reconsider his statement that he first heard of abuse in 2013

Dear Archbishop,

I am sure that we will meet one day. You have expressed your deep regret about how the Church has treated myself and my fellow victims since John Smyth’s abuse was uncovered. And besides, we have a lot in common. We are pretty much the same age. You went to Eton, I went to Winchester College. We have shared a university education.

We were both at the Iwerne Trust Christian camps at the same time, although I was there as a boy, you were there as an Iwerne Officer. Crucially, however, we both personally knew John Smyth, the subject of Channel 4’s news reports last Thursday & Friday. He was my abuser. The man who beat me in the horrific detail that was exposed in the television reports (and that I have written about in my account for Monday’s Daily Telegraph, the newspaper that, in my opinion, bravely ran this story before all others).

You have described John Smyth as ‘charming’ and ‘delightful’.Anonymous victim

You have described John Smyth as ‘charming’ and ‘delightful’. Some people have found these words a strange description for someone who is alleged to have performed such monstrous acts, but I completely agree with you. I first met John Smyth when I was 14 years old. He was charming and delightful. That was why I latched on to him.

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I was at Winchester College at the time. I had been educated away from home since the age of 7. With respect to all the adults that I met during those years of boarding school, John Smyth was probably the first man who seemed genuinely interested in me. Only a ‘charming’ and ‘delightful’ man could have attracted so many young, impressionable men into his cult.

I was beaten by John on a 4-6 weekly basis from the age of 16 to 21. I was ‘in’ at the beginning and ‘out’ at the very end. I actually brought about the end of the beatings in the UK when I tried to commit suicide because I couldn’t face the ‘special’ beating that he had planned for my 21st birthday. By then, for me, it had been over four years and thousands and thousands of lashes. My body couldn’t take it anymore. My mind was frozen in trauma. I was ready to die. Death would have been a relief.

That was in 1982. In 2016, a friend and fellow victim told me that Channel 4 were conducting an investigation into John Smyth – an investigation into the alleged physical abuse that John Smyth handed out in the UK and subsequently continued in Zimbabwe. The first words that my friend said were ‘I hope you don’t mind me telling you…’ but we soon reflected that in fact neither of us minded that complete strangers were uncovering our secret past.

Archbishop of Canterbury: I saw no signs of abuse Watch | Archbishop of Canterbury: I saw no signs of abuse

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We were in fact overjoyed, elated. Why? Well over the intervening years, all of those who had been involved in the beatings had gradually drifted away from each other and lost touch. We had all been great friends at school, often best friends at university and Iwerne Trust Christian camps but, as we had grown older and appreciated the acts of John Smyth for what they were, a terrible catalogue of abuse, we simply found it easier not to meet up, not to socialise, because every time that we saw each other it reminded us of the horrors of the past and, equally troubling, the fact that none of us or our families had ever reported John Smyth to the police, none of us had ever broken the bond of secrecy that we had sworn to him and each other while the abuse was occurring.

And so, in our adult years we had become gradually isolated, intentionally separated from each other. Why am I saying ‘we’ and not just reflecting my own experience? Because, once I learned that Channel 4 were investigating John Smyth. I found that instead of wishing to remain isolated, I positively wanted to search out all my old friends, my fellow victims. I wanted to reconnect and spread the news that Channel 4 and the Daily Telegraph (not any of the institutions that we had imagined might one day get in touch) wanted to listen to our story, to understand our experiences with John Smyth, to build a picture of everything that had occurred to us from 1978 to 1982.

We kept saying ‘I hope you’re okay’Anonymous victim

The world is quite different now. I found most of my old friends and fellow victims within a few minutes of opening  my laptop: they were on Facebook, LinkedIn, all the social media sites. We were pretty much all there. And we were all delighted to make contact. In the four months that I was involved in assisting various reporters, I have either spoken to or messaged about half of John Smyth’s alleged 22 UK victims. I have even spoken to one of the people who described to me the very similar way that John Smyth had beaten him in Zimbabwe.

In those conversations, I soon became aware of an interesting thing. None of us were really bothered to talk about John Smyth. We knew everything that he had done to each of us. How appalling it had been. How cruelly and malevolently he had used some individuals in particular. That went without saying. We also weren’t particularly curious about what jobs we were doing, whether we had married, had children etc. That didn’t seem important. We were most concerned about each other’s well-being, we kept saying ‘I hope you’re okay.’ Even as we talked or messaged, we continually checked that the other person was comfortable with describing how they felt.

John Smyth is tracked down by Cathy Newman of Channel 4 News Credit: Channel 4 News

And we discovered that although we had experienced a wide range of mental turmoil, depression and trauma in the intervening years, we all universally had an impression that the media investigation was a GOOD THING – that although it was difficult, shameful to talk to the Channel 4 team and reporter Peter Robertson on behalf of the Daily Telegraph, it  was actually a cathartic experience. Because someone was asking us sympathetically what had happened, how we felt. And we all felt a bit better for it.

Because, Archbishop, that is one of the important points that I would like to convey in this letter, from all the victims that I have been in touch with, no matter how different our outcomes. The media asked us, we told, they listened and they reported. Prior to that, none of us had been contacted since 1983 by any of the four institutions that had known our story or had come to learn of it. Actually, that’s not quite true. One of us, one of the victims had contacted the church himself in 2012, reported his experiences, which in turn prompted the police ‘investigation’ that you told us about in your comments to the press.

Somehow, all the people who were involved at any time in both the charities never mentioned anything about John Smyth’s horrific practice to each other.Anonymous victim

But that was him bravely contacting the church , not the church or any institution contacting him. And we know that the police investigation collapsed very quickly because they have said that they were not provided with enough evidence to make a case.

So, let’s consider these four institutions, the ones who at some point or other knew about John Smyth’s abuse before the Telegraph’s first story last Thursday morning:

The Iwerne Trust – were aware of the whole story in 1982. I can say that unequivocally because they commissioned a report by your fellow Iwerne Minster Officer and great friend the Reverend Mark Ruston in the Spring of 1982. Channel 4 showed me the report. It has the initials of the Iwerne Trustees at its head, many of whom are still alive, some holding very influential positions in the Church of England.

John Smyth is now a public morality campaigner in South Africa Credit: Channel 4 News

It’s an incredible account. It contains, in my opinion, the whole story in a few pages. Every detail is correct to my mind: the number of victims, the scale of the abuse, the criminal act that was broken, the trauma that the victims were likely to suffer. Amazing.  A couple of months after I tried to commit suicide in 1982, everything that anyone would need to know Mark Ruston has written down.

Identities of all the victims are protected by initialisation but I’ve subsequently found out that in order to compile the report enormous efforts were made to contact my friends and fellow victims. They had nearly all been interviewed by Mark Ruston. That’s why it’s so accurate. It’s a succinct distillation of everything the victims knew and some remarkable interpretation by Mark Ruston himself.  At the time, I was in hospital. He didn’t contact me. But even though I never met him I still to this day consider it to be completely accurate.

The Titus Trust – set up in 1997 and who took over the Iwerne Trust fundraising and have run very similar Christian camps for young teenagers up to the present day. Time and space prevents me from naming the personnel who have been involved in both Titus and the Iwerne Trust. Titus have told the media (not the victims) that they were aware, by their own admission, in 2014 of John Smyth’s activities. They’ve said that this was the first they’d ever heard of the abuse.

Apparently, Mark Ruston’s report that the Iwerne Trust commissioned in 1982 somehow never got handed over in the paperwork exchange between Iwerne and Titus. Somehow, all the people who were involved at any time in both the charities never mentioned anything about John Smyth’s horrific practice to each other. We do know that Titus asked Andrew Graystone, a PR advisor to Christian organisations, to advise them about how to deal with the knowledge that they had suddenly ‘discovered’.

Richard Gittins, another of the victims, also endorses the letter Credit: Channel 4 News

Mr Graystone recommended to the Titus Trust that they should make a full, proper independent investigation, inform the police and contact any institution or individual that might have known anything about John Smyth in order that the Titus Trust would be able to reveal the whole story. And, as Mr Graystone advised, that this was the specific, unequivocal type of action that would be most helpful to the victims of the abuse.

Titus didn’t hold that independent investigation. Instead, they relieved Mr Graystone of his advisory position and got in touch with their lawyers. They did notify the police. The police never contacted myself or any of the victims that I have spoken to. It appears that, outside of the one victim who had reported John Smyth, there was no corroboration from anyone or any institution that persuaded the police that there was enough evidence for the investigation to continue. The victim who reported was told as much. Titus offered him no direct support, admitted no responsibility.

Two private individuals (one of whom Channel 4 has identified as David Fletcher of the Iwerne Trust) paid anonymously for 10 therapy sessions. To put that useful counselling into perspective, I have been lucky enough to have received approximately 400 hours of therapy. I am still receiving therapy at the Maudsley Hospital in London and the therapy I’m receiving now is fantastic, really helpful. But it took me 10 years to find a therapist who could even identify the exact nature of my trauma. 10 years for me. Only 10 sessions offered to the one victim who reported. And none of those sessions paid for by the Titus Trust.

Mr Smyth was a barrister and part-time judge Credit: Channel 4 News

Winchester College – informed of the abuse in 1982 by the Iwerne Trust. I say the College, because it was actually the headmaster of the College, John Thorn, who  was informed by David Fletcher on behalf of the Iwerne Trust. I know that the Headmaster confronted John Smyth and drew up an undertaking for Smyth to sign, to prevent him from ministering to young children again. One of my parents saw that undertaking. Other victims’ parents too. But they never saw that document signed by John Smyth. And I know crucially that the promise at the bottom of the document that the Headmaster, John Thorn, made as his own personal ‘undertaking’ – a promise that he would distribute to all future headmasters was not kept. I know this for certain. I’ll tell you how I know, when we meet.

The Church – it’s really over to you on this one. I’m sure that you’ll tell me all the details from your end and 2012 onwards when we meet. So that can wait. Wow! That was a long letter. But then it has been over forty years since I first met John Smyth. I hope that some of what I’ve written has given you an indication of how difficult the silence of those last forty years have been.

You have to ask yourself. ‘Can I look myself in the mirror and honestly say that I did everything I could to report to the correct authority all the things that I knew?’Anonymous victim

The final thing that I would like to say is that, from my perspective, it’s not about institutions and organisations; all of those four institutions that I’ve listed include good people doing important, valuable work. So, for me, it’s all about specific individuals. It’s about John Smyth. Myself. The other victims. And all those individuals who have known about this story during those 40 years – and said nothing.

My therapist likes to keep thing simple, which is useful for me. She tells me that there is a triangle in abuse: the ‘abuser’, the ‘victims’ and the ‘observers’ (observers are people who knew but never reported appropriately). I personally find it quite easy to think about John Smyth, the abuser. The victims too. But considering the observers is much, much more difficult. Technically speaking, as a victim, I am ‘excused’ from being an observer (no matter how much I feel like one) but the observers in the John Smyth case include my closest family, everyone who has supported me throughout the years.

Mark Stibbe is one of the victims endorsing the letter Credit: Channel 4 News

They also include all the individuals in all the institutions who also know the story but did not report appropriately. Mark Ruston, your friend, in 1982, when he wrote his report in 1982 became an observer because he wrote that he believed that a criminal act had been committed and he was one of the many people, almost 35 years ago, who failed to report to the police. A decision that had terrible consequences. But a particularly well-informed one.

You, archbishop are also an observer. How and when you became one I know that you will want to tell me. And here’s the difficulty about being an observer. You have to ask yourself. “I knew about John Smyth. I become aware about some of the things that this abuser did, I have ‘observed’ them. Can I look myself in the mirror and honestly say that I did everything I could to report to the correct authority all the things that I knew? Did I give the people who might bring the abuser to justice every scrap of information that they might need? And, if I didn’t, then thinking very carefully about this – whose side have I been on, all this time? The side of the victims. Or the side of the abuser?”

It’s a very troubling position to find yourself in. I totally understand this and that was why, when Cathy Newman interviewed me after the showing of Channel 4’s second news report, I said on camera that I wanted to give you some time to reconsider the statements that you’ve made. I’d like to believe that you will find somewhere where you can be alone, without the advice of anyone else other than your own conscience and God. And when you have decided that you would like to talk, I’m now actually thinking that it’s not really important that we meet. In fact, there’s no reason for us to meet at all. Better not to. Because I know that everything that you tell me, you would happily say to the whole world.

Best wishes, and as we victims of John Smyth are always saying to each other – ‘I hope you’re okay’.

“W “

PS – In the account that I gave in Monday’s edition of The Daily Telegraph, I said that it was my final contribution and that I was returning to my family and normal life. And I can appreciate that Telegraph readers seeing this letter today might think that I have lied. The truth is that when I contributed to the piece on Monday, I thought that it was the end of what I wanted to say. It’s just that what I’ve seen and heard from you since on the John Smyth matter (i.e. nothing) has impelled me to write. However, just to be clear, I apologise for lying. I suppose this is a salutary reminder to us all of how a person can say things sincerely at one time and yet still be telling a lie.

as told to Peter Robertson

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/02/06/dear-archbishop-canterbury-can-look-mirror-honestly-say-did/

Bishop Welby’s response, rather the lack of, to another survivor of abuse by a priest:

Paul Butler, the bishop of Durham, who leads the C of E’s safeguarding work, privately apologised to Joe for the church’s response to his disclosures. He said he had no doubt that Joe had been abused by Garth Moore, and there were likely to be other survivors who have not yet come forward. He ended his handwritten letter, seen by the Guardian, with: “I am … deeply sorry for the hurt I have caused you.”

But there has been no apology from Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, to whom Joe reports writing 18 letters after the church began examining his case. He had one reply, from a correspondence secretary, assuring him that “the archbishop would hold him in his prayers”.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/15/i-told-so-many-bishops-survivor-tells-of-system-that-protected-priest

https://goodnessandharmony.wordpress.com/2016/08/20/church-of-england-csa-vip-cover-ups-bishop-garth-moore-bishop-michael-fisher-and-bishop-peter-ball-etc-2/

 


Covenant Life Church Sure Knows How To Pick’em

February 3, 2017

What did CLC pastor PJ Smyth know and when did he know it?

Breaking: News 4 has aired their first two longer investigative stories on the abuse carried out by John Smyth. You can view the first story here. You can view the second story here.

Breaking: PJ Smyth has just released a video which can be viewed immediately below. PJ Smyth’s statement is not good news for Covenant Life Church.  It is my opinion that he comes across as a deceptive man with something to hide. CLC has a storied history of former senior pastors who have been deceptive with church members, unfortunately, it looks like they can add another one to the list.

For starters, PJ refers to his father’s abuse as “excessive discipline.” PJ talked only of his father’s alleged abuse while living in the UK decades ago.

Long, long ago and far, far away.

It all occurred when PJ was a young boy.  He only heard vague rumors of his father’s behavior.  End of story.  Nothing to see here, now move along.

Nice try PJ.

What about those years in between the time you and dear old dad lived in the UK and SA?  I believe your dad packed up and took the family to Zimbabwe in 1984, where he then worked for 17 years. By my calculations that would mean your dad left Zimbabwe for SA in 2001. You would have been 30 years-old!  While in Zimbabwe your dad was charged with the culpable homicide of 16-year-old Guide Nyachuru at one of the Zambesi Ministries’ summer camps held in Marondera in December 1992. (Link)  He managed to dodge those charges and fled to SA. (Link)  Any recollections of those years PJ?  You’re a clever man, surely you don’t expect us to believe that when you were 21 years old you had no knowledge of the charges of homicide against your father, do you?

PJ has some explaining to do.  My bet is the corrupt leaders at CLC who rallied around CJ Mahaney and Joshua Harris to cover up the sexual abuse of children happening in their church will continue their corrupt ways and attempt to provide cover for PJ Smyth.  It is time for the good members of CLC to rise up and demand the truth from their leaders, and then demand the resignation of corrupt leaders.

 

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PJ Smyth’s  video makes no mention of his father’s abuse in Zimbabwe.

PJ Smyth’s written statement. (Link)

My submitted response which is not likely to make it out of moderation!

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Source: Channel 4 News – John Smyth confronted with charges by reporter Cathy Newman (Link)

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Source: Channel 4 News – “Archbishop admits Church ‘failed terribly’ over abuse revelations” (Link)

Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, MD sure knows how to pick a winner. CLC, formerly the flagship church of the Sovereign Grace denomination, has been embroiled in a sexual abuse scandal that some say was the largest to hit the Evangelical Church in America. Former senior pastors C.J. Mahaney and Joshua Harris, along with assistant pastor (and brother-in-law of C.J. Mahaney) Grant Layman resigned from the church. Youth leader, Nate Morales was convicted of sexually abusing boys and sentenced to 40 years in prison. Hundreds of disenchanted church members quit.

Covenant Life Church, seeking a fresh beginning, left the Sovereign Grace denomination and began a world-wide search for a new pastor.  The man CLC leaders (the same leaders complicit in the coverup of abuse) selected to lead them out of the morass of sexual abuse and coverup and restore them to a position of respectability was PJ Smyth. While a relative unknown in the USA, PJ was a superstar in South Africa, much like CJ used to be in the USA.  Convinced they had found their next Christian celebrity, CLC leaders had an easy time of convincing the Kool-Aid swilling members who had remained loyal to the church that PJ was their man. The members reportedly voted overwhelmingly ( 97% in favor) of hiring PJ. One year later, in January of 2017, PJ and his family arrived in the USA.

https://player.vimeo.com/video/199353011

 

All appeared well in CLC-land. PJ was in charge and ready to make everyone forget CJ and lead CLC to new heights of fame and fortune. Who could have known that within one month of PJ’s arrival CLC leaders would once again be indirectly rocked by more charges of abuse?

While one cannot place the blame for the sins of the father on the son, it would be reasonable to believe that PJ Smyth had to have knowledge of his father’s sinister life.  The Archbishop of Canterbury became aware of allegations in 2013. When did PJ Smyth become aware that his father was beating young men?  Did PJ report any of these brutal beatings to police?  Was PJ Smyth ever beaten by his father? Assuming PJ Smyth was aware of what his father was engaged in, did he advise CLC leaders of the potential fall-out from his father’s evil deeds?

It would appear CLC leaders did not exercise due diligence prior to hiring PJ Smith. CLC leaders have repeatedly demonstrated that they are sorely lacking any discernment. In my opinion, these leaders need to resign. One also wonders if church members will divest themselves of the notion that only a celebrity can lead their church? The whole culture at CLC seems, to this outsider, to be sick. Perhaps the healthiest thing CLC could do would be to close shop.

It would also be interesting to know whether PJ Smyth was truthful with US Immigration officials in his visa interview.

Below is a video in which Mark Mitchell recounts the thorough vetting procedure they put PJ Smyth through prior to offering him the job of senior pastor. Correct me if I’m wrong, but it sounds to me as if the CLC pastors had determined the job was PJ’s prior to the Search Committee even beginning their work!

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The Leaders Poole: 10 Questions for Leaders: PJ Smyth

2008

How long have you been in leadership?

I planted my first church 12 years ago aged 25, but I can remember leading since the age of 12 when I was made head boy at my junior school.What was your first leadership role?

I was made head boy age 12 at my junior school, then I was sports captains and head boy at my senior school In fact I cant remember a time when I was not leading something.How long have you been in your current role?

My current role is leader of GodFirst Church in Johannesburg which I have been doing since January 2005 when we planted the church.

http://web.archive.org/web/20120131044325/http://theleaderspoole.blogspot.com/2008/10/10-questions-for-leaders-pj-smyth.html

Church Causes Stir Round Johannesburg

PJ cancer

This blog was updated with additional content on 20 May 2011

The large billboards being displayed around Johannesburg with the question: “Why do bad things happen?” with a picture of God First Pastor PJ Smyth, who recently had cancer, are yet another example of the God First Church causing quite a stir in Johannesburg.

Church Causes Stir Round Johannesburg

PJ cancer

This blog was updated with additional content on 20 May 2011

The large billboards being displayed around Johannesburg with the question: “Why do bad things happen?” with a picture of God First Pastor PJ Smyth, who recently had cancer, are yet another example of the God First Church causing quite a stir in Johannesburg.

It’s causing a stir for a number of reasons: the message on the billboard, the way in which it’s presented and the fact that a church is using such mediums to engage with the masses.

Before I carry on let me clearly state upfront the intentions and content of this blog: to examine God First’s cultural relevance and use of media and how this differs from the usual impressions people have of church and the way a church communicates.

The Media

So if you haven’t seen the billboard (the one I saw is on Witkoppen road in Fourways, Johannesburg) it looks like this.

It’s not the first time God First has used some billboards. They first drew attention with their Sex and the City billboards which I’ll get onto later.

The billboard is designed to be provocative. The underlying message is that if God First believes in a God that is good, then why did its leader get cancer? And why did he have to have chemotherapy to beat it?
The History

In the broader scheme of church history in Johannesburg, God First is a baby. Started some six years ago by PJ Smyth, his wife and 20 odd other people, the church first began meeting in Bryanston in 2005.

PJ, a Zimbabwean High School Teacher, planted their first church in Harare in 1997 and then felt the pull to Johannesburg. So he called up 20 of his friends to start a church with him.

The growth has been dramatic in church expansion terms when it comes to Johannesburg. The church moved into Ferndale High School and then expanded further to now meet in nine other sites across Gauteng.

Location is also key for the church. Two of the most interesting sites are Montecasino, where they first met in the Pieter Torien Theatre and now meet at Parker’s Comedy Club and Jive along with Taboo Night Club in Sandton.

The church also meets in various schools around Gauteng and has sites at the University of Johannesburg and Wits University as well as Tembisa, targeting both the up and coming youth and people of different LSM groups.

God First is not concerned about touching the hot topics. As mentioned earlier their Sex and the City billboards also caused surprise and outrage in some circles round the city, with topics like “I kissed a girl and I liked it”, while other series’ have had topics like “The one about having a couple of beers, sneaking around in the dark, and not having sex,” and “A Pornified World”

Another example of their desire to be relevant is their “What Would God Say to” series, where they picked out some interesting celebrities like Oprah, Bono and Julius Malema, which featured in preaches, along with live interviews with Darren “Whackhead” Simpson from 94.7, Michael Mol and none other than President Jacob Zuma. You can see some pictures of that here.

Zuma’s been known to grace the doors of churches before, but Whackhead is a surprise. And he was clearly surprised to be invited to speak at a church, commenting that the whole visit to God First surprised him.

…PJ says, acknowledging that some are suspicious of the church’s motives. 

A husband to Ashleigh and father of three strapping boys, PJ was recently diagnosed with cancer and had to take six months off for chemotherapy. His cancer has gone into remission, which the family was obviously thrilled about in their TV interview on Hello Doctor on SABC 3.

http://www.intrinsicmedia.co.za/2011/05/church-causes-stir-round-johannesburg/

https://www.zimeye.net/christian-crusader-alleged-to-have-killed-zim-boy-faces-the-music/

GodFirst and Who is PJ Smyth?

of GodFirst PJ says, “Modern evangelical churches have an appalling reputation. High-profile church leaders are in scandals with money, getting divorced. The reputation is that our kind of church is dubious at best. I completely appreciate that

Speaking of billboard campaigns in 2009 GodFirst ran a “Sex in the City” sermon series which caused controversy and the billboard campaign was axed by the Advertising Standards Authority.  The slogan for this series was “Jozi loves sex. God loves sex. Let’s talk.” PJ also believes that there is a crisis of masculinity  (paging John Piper, paging John Piper…) When he talked about that crisis of masculinity PJ said the following, “Nine out of 10 sex offenders are men, eight out of 10 prisoners are men, for every one woman who commits suicide, four men do. There’s a lot of work to be done on men and there’s loads in it for women.” 

PJ Smyth wrote an article about Nelson Mandela and of his own tribute and salute to Mandela

https://wonderingeagle.wordpress.com/2015/08/19/from-cj-mahaney-to-pj-smyth-at-covenant-life-church-some-thoughts-from-an-outsider/

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Breakfast with Mandela, at Buckingham Palace – front, Trevor Huddleston, back from left, Richard Caborn, Nelson Mandela, Mr Huddleston’s aid, Lord Bob Hughes, Ben Jackson and Lela Kogbara

Lela Kogbara, an assistant chief executive for Islington Council, was vice chairman of Action For South Africa (ACTSA) when she was invited to have breakfast with Mr Mandela and six others.

Islington Council/Mandela

http://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/islington-remembers-mandela-a-legend-who-carried-his-greatness-with-humility-and-authenticity-1-3107524

McGuinness (left) with Mandela.

The IRA’s Martin McGuinness is being compared to Nelson Mandela

According to the Sunday Herald, UK:

“Nelson Mandela is … named as an MI6 agent…

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-faith/child-abuse-allegations-mar-anniversary-of-celebrated-anglican-bishop/2013/06/25/71b8ebba-ddcc-11e2-bc84-8049224b33e1_story.html?utm_term=.ef05f2d7e1df

“Allegations of Mandela’s recruitment by the British intelligence service … is revealed in a controversial new book, ‘MI6: Fifty Years of Special Operations,’ by the acclaimed intelligence expert Stephen Dorril.”

http://aanirfan.blogspot.com/2017/01/kincora-cia-mossad-mi5-mi6-bigger.html

Jimmy Savile at the 2007 GNR with Alastair Campbell (Tony Blair’s former spin doctor)……and former sports minister Richard Caborn.


Trevor Huddleston – friend of Mandela was a paedophile


 


Toby Austin Richard William Low, 1st Baron Lord Aldington

...the governing body of Winchester in 1982 (the warden and fellows) was led by Lord Aldington who, of course, was famously accused (fairly or unfairly) by Count Nikolai Tolstoy-Miloslavsky of having sanctioned and covered up the deportation of Cossack POWs held by the Germans to the Soviets, who then executed them.

I suppose that, when faced with a problem of the type presented by Smyth, the first instinct of Aldington (deputy chairman of the Tory party during the Vassall and Profumo affairs) and his urbane headmaster, John Thorn, would be to clean things up, make sure everyone did not start blabbing, close ranks and move on.

 


…Any enquiry must focus on the response of the Iwerne Trust in 1982-83. John Smyth was its chairman, and evidently used his position to groom a group of Winchester boys whom he physically abused at his home. Although none of the abuse took place at Iwerne camps, his central role in the Trust and at the camps, puts the spotlight on the leadership of the Trust and especially the then Trustees.

The Trustees knew very well the extent of John Smyth’s behaviour and its profound impact on his victims, thanks to Canon Mark Ruston’s report, parts of which have appeared on Channel 4 and in the Daily Telegraph. I am not clear whether Mark Ruston was himself a Trustee at this point, or merely acting on their behalf. Given his graphic descriptions of the abuse and the trenchancy of his commentary (eg the ‘cult’ around Smyth), it is surprising that he did not insist the matter be reported to the police; but he may have been constrained by the collective view of the Trustees. One wonders what minutes or correspondence survive from this period: it will important for any enquiry to get statements from the surviving Trustees and those Iwerne leaders ‘in the know’.

Also there are questions about what the Trustees knew of Smyth’s subsequent activities in Zimbabwe, after they had banished him from this country, and whether they could have done anything to prevent the catalogue of further abuse. Smyth seems have been keen to stay in touch with his erstwhile colleagues in Iwerne circles.


….”Justin Welby had no knowledge of what is alleged to have happened over 40 years ago at VPS camp”

Yes he did: he was told in 2013. He says that quite clearly in his statement.

The much deeper question is why, when the matter was raised in 2013, was nothing done. And why, when the matter was raised at some earlier point, or perhaps when rumours circulated (it doesn’t sound like it was terribly secret) was the perpetrator, to use a phrase of the racing world, “warned off” rather than prosecuted? Post 1994, ie post R v Brown, the defence of consent would not have availed him. Post Peter Ball, this is even more worrying.


 http://www.thinkinganglicans.org.uk/archives/007448.html

LORD ALDINGTON – DEAD, BUT NO R.I.P.

By Srdja Trifkovic http://www.rockfordinstitute.org/NewsST121900.htm 12-19-00 (Dr. Rimland’s comments are ‘Zundelsite’).

Trifkovic: Lord Aldington, 86, a former British trade minister and Conservative Party vice chairman who filed one of Britain’s most famous libel cases against a man who labeled him a war criminal, died of cancer Dec. 8 at his home in Kent, southern England. In 1989, Lord Aldington was awarded $2.2 million in damages after winning a libel suit against historian Count Nikolai Tolstoy, a distant relative of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, who had written a pamphlet accusing Lord Aldington of war crimes.

Zundelsite: Censoring history by way of libel actions is unfortunately the method the rich and well-connected use against their pesky critics.

Trifkovic: As a British army officer in Austria at the end of World War II, Lord Aldington — then known by his given name, Toby Low — oversaw the repatriation of thousands of Cossack and Yugoslav refugees [ Ed. … and, of course, the ethnic Germans from the Soviet Union and the Baltic states] . Many were subsequently killed or interned in prison camps.
At the libel trial, Lord Aldington agreed that the refugees’ fate was “ghastly” but said he had not known that many faced execution if returned to their homelands (The Washington Post, December 9, 2000).

Zundelsite: To assume that a high-ranking British Army officer in the field, whose unit daily interrogated refugees and prisoners-of-war, all of whom had either fled from, fought against, or at one time were part of Stalin’s army, is stretching credulity a bit too far. Only a fellow Lodge or Club member sitting as judge on a bench in London could be hypocritical enough to seem to believe such an answer.

Trifkovic: An obituary sometimes begs a thousand words – well worth doing in this case, especially since it’s been over a decade since we wrote about Aldington, Tolstoy, and one of the greatest untold tragedies of World War II. Zundelsite: The tragedy was not untold. There were millions of people affected by it, and detailed accounts have long been written about it. Only the British, and to a lesser degree, the American power elite suppressed it, because their clique had formulated and approved these vicious pro-Communist policies in Teheran and Yalta. They are co-guilty of what happened. They share in the responsibility for these atrocities.

Trifkovic: This is a story of heinous crimes that went unpunished and of establishment conspiracies to cover them up, of a miscarriage of justice, of one man’s quixotic efforts to tell the truth and another’s quiet campaign to keep it suppressed.

Zundelsite: Is it really “quixotic” to expose the deliberate murder of millions? At least there is now an admission that one man – not to mention his network of accomplices – tried to suppress this crime.

Trifkovic: The story starts at Yalta in February 1945, when the return of all Soviet citizens who found themselves in the Allied zone was demanded by Stalin — and was duly agreed to by Churchill and FDR. Accordingly, hundreds of thousands of Soviet POWs liberated by the Allies were sent back home, regardless of their wishes, and regardless of what Stalin had in store for them.

Zundelsite: What does that make Churchill and Roosevelt? Knowing and willing accomplices who had for years been briefed about Soviet war aims and the policies of Stalin and the behavior of his secret police and murderous Red Army. Yet they agreed to hand these people over!

Trifkovic: In addition, in May and June 1945 tens of thousands of refugees from Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union — unarmed civilians escaping communism, as well as anticommunist resistance fighters and assorted collaborationists — were rounded up by the British in Austria, and forcibly delivered to Stalin and Tito. Most of them were summarily executed, sometimes within earshot of the British.
Zundelsite: Within earshot not only of the British! Also the Czechs, the Hungarians, the Yugoslavs, Tito’s bunch of murderers, AND the Americans.

Trifkovic: Forced repatriations were known as Operation Keelhaul — the “last secret” of World War II, as Alexander Solzhenitsyn called it. Men, women, and children were forced into boxcars headed for the Soviet zone in the east, or for Slovenia in the south.

Trifkovic: Enter Lord Aldington, then a politically well-connected 30-year-old brigadier called Toby Low, who was the Fifth Corps chief of staff. He was also an aspiring Tory politician, hopeful of being nominated as a candidate at the forthcoming general election in Britain. Low had no qualms about acting upon Macmillan’s suggestions.

Zundelsite: No qualms? He admitted that the effect of his orders would be “ghastly”. It must be recalled that his orders were given after the war was lost, the shooting had stopped, the German Wehrmacht was defeated and had surrendered. There was no military justification for his actions – even of “military necessity”!

Trifkovic: On May 21, 1945 he issued an order to 5th Corps officers as to how to define Soviet citizenship: “Individual cases will NOT be considered unless particularly pressed . . . In all cases of doubt, the individual will be treated as a SOVIET NATIONAL.”
The émigrés’ fate was thus sealed. Tolstoy named Aldington in his last book as the chief executor of the policy of forced repatriation on the ground, the man who went way beyond the call of duty in carrying out Macmillan’s instructions, and who did so in contravention of orders.

Zundelsite: By this phrasing of the order – “. . . unless particularly pressed” – it is clear Aldington knew exactly what he was doing. It was premeditated. This was his “escape clause” to hypocritically be able to claim, should anyone find out what he had done, “Well, all they had to do was to press their claim!”
From behind barbed wire? At bayonet point? While being clubbed into submission by rifle butts?
The British Establishment clearly recognized that all of their wartime and post-war policies would one day become open to scrutiny – if Revisionists like Tolstoy would gain broad acceptance. That would have threatened their house of cards. No wonder they came to the rescue of their own disgraceful policies!

Trifkovic: The charges were serious, by British standards quite scandalous in fact, but Aldington was reluctant to sue Tolstoy over the book. He did sue one Nigel Watts instead, however, an obscure property developer who distributed a pamphlet — written by Tolstoy — in which Aldington was called a war criminal. The pamphlet included the following statements:
“As was anticipated by virtually everyone concerned, the overwhelming majority of these defenceless people, who reposed implicit trust in British honour, were either massacred in circumstances of unbelievable horror immediately following their handover, or condemned to a lingering death in Communist gaols and forced labour camps. These operations were achieved by a combination of duplicity and brutality without parallel in British history since the Massacre of Glencoe. . . The man who issued every order and arranged every detail of the lying and brutality which resulted in these massacres was Brigadier Toby Low, Chief of Staff to General Keightley’s 5 Corps, subsequently ennobled by Harold Macmillan as the 1st Baron Aldington . . . The evidence is overwhelming that he arranged the perpetration of a major war crime in the full knowledge that the most barbarous and dishonourable aspects of his operations were throughout disapproved and unauthorised by the higher command, and in the full knowledge that a savage fate awaited those he was repatriating… a major war criminal, whose activities merit comparison with those of the worst butchers of Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia.”

Trifkovic: As the author of the text Tolstoy felt honour-bound to include himself as Watts’ co-defendant.

Trifkovic: His mission in Austria accomplished, Brigadier Low returned to England on some unknown date in May 1945 to be selected as the Conservative MP for Blackpool — the beginning of the slow rise that would see him ennobled (by Macmillan!) and ushered into the boardrooms and elite gentlemen’s clubs of Britain.
Top table L to R: Christopher Arkell & Lord Nicholas Hervey (standing) Gregory Lauder-Frost (speaking to Arkell), Countess Georgina Tolstoy, Count Nikolai Tolstoy (under painting) unknown man, Lord Sudeley, at the Russian Monarchist League Annual Dinner in 1990

Music teacher baronet jailed after ten-year-old pupil he abused breaks 30-year silence

  • Sir Peter Newson-Smith jailed for five-and-a-half years for indecent assault
  • Former pupil John Cartwright gave evidence to finally see justice
  • Incidents occurred at prestigious boarding school Clayesmore Prep, Dorset

A titled music teacher has been jailed for sexually abusing a ten-year-old boy 30 years ago – after the former pupil broke a lifetime’s silence.

Sir Peter Newson-Smith was found guilty of two charges of indecent assault while head of music at a prestigious boarding school, Clayesmore Prep, in Dorset.

He received a five-and-a-half-year sentence after victim John Cartwright flew from his home in Australia to give evidence against him.

A court heard how Newson-Smith, the 3rd Baronet of Totteridge, lured the ‘vulnerable and isolated’ pupil into a cupboard on ten separate occasions, before making him strip naked and molesting him.

Newson-Smith – who was described by his neighbours as a ‘pillar of the community’ – had also denied taking photos of the naked ten-year-old on a polaroid camera in 1981. The 66-year-old retired from the £7,500-a-term school in 2003 after 24 years.

Mr Cartwright, now 40, chose to waive his anonymity to speak to The Mail on Sunday in the hope that other victims of abuse will come forward.

The property developer said: ‘I just feel relief now that he has been jailed. I still don’t know whether I have fully come to terms with what happened to me but at least, for the first time, I have justice.’

Mr Cartwright, who has a eight- year-old daughter, said he decided to make his complaint in 2010 after he ‘thought about how I would react if the same thing were to happen to her’.

‘I never told anyone because it is extremely humiliating and embarrassing. I felt ashamed. It took 30 years for me to be able to say it. It’s not something that’s easy to mention.

‘It always stopped me from trying to do really well at anything because after those experiences, I never wanted to stand out, and that takes a long time to overcome.

‘At the time, I didn’t understand what was happening to me. Even now, I haven’t told my wife everything. But, when I saw how many pastoral awards the school had won, it made me angry, so I emailed the headmaster and told him what I’d gone through.’

Mr Cartwright also revealed how testifying in court was ‘without question the  scariest thing I’ve ever done’.

He added: ‘I don’t think there is anything more harrowing than having to stand up and talk openly about those kinds of experiences.’

Mr Cartwright’s sister Susan Callaway, 40, said: ‘I was also at that school and I understand how this could happen. You didn’t have anybody you could turn to. It is horrific.

‘He had his innocence taken away from him and that’s just not right.’

Sentencing Newson-Smith at Dorchester Crown Court, Judge Roger Jarvis said: ‘There is scarcely a greater breach of trust, when a young boy is entrusted to the care of a  boarding school, and that very considerable trust is abused.’

As the guilty verdict was read out, Newson-Smith’s wife Mary-Ann, with whom he has four children, broke down in tears. ‘It can’t be true,’ she said. ‘What will I tell the children?’

A titled music teacher jailed for sexually abusing a ten-year-old pupil has had his conviction quashed.

Sir Peter Newson-Smith was found guilty last May of two charges of indecent assault while head of music at boarding school Clayesmore Prep, in Dorset, 30 years ago.

But the Court of Appeal has now ruled that the evidence given by his alleged victim, John Cartwright, now in his 40s, was misleading because he failed to disclose he planned to sue Sir Peter and the school for damages.


  • Michael Jeremiah Colman , 3rd Baronet

 

  • Birth: 7 JUL 1928
  • Death: in Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
  • Note:

    ir Michael Jeremiah Colman, 3rd Bt. was born on 7 July 1928.1 He married Judith Jean Wallop William-Powlett, daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir Peveril Barton Reibey William-Powlett and Helen Constance Forbes-Crombie, on 29 October 1955.1
    He is the son of Sir Jeremiah Colman, 2nd Bt. and Edith Gwendolen Tritton.3 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Queen’s Own Yorkshire Yeomanry (RARO).1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Colman, of Gatton Park, Gatton, Surrey [U.K., 1907] on 8 January 1961.1 He was a director of Reckitt & Colman plc between 1970 and 1995.1 He was chairman of Reckitt & Colman plc between 1986 and 1995.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Hull University, Hull, Yorkshire, England, in 1993.1 He was 1st Church Estates Commissioner between 1993 and 1999.1 He was decorated with the award of Cross of St. Augustine.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (F.R.S.A.).1 He lived in 2003 at Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.1

Friday, October 25, 2013

Colman/Brown engagement

_. The engagement was announced 25 Oct, 2013, between Nathaniel James Colman (born 1990), scion of the Colman Baronets (Bt, UK, cr 1907), second son of Jeremiah Michael Powlett Colman (b 23 Jan 1958), of Malshanger, Hampshire, and the Rev Susan Elizabeth (Sue) Colman (nee Britland), & Hannah V. Picard Brown, daughter of Mr Ian Brown and Mrs Diana Picard Brown, of Wandsworth Common, London. Nathaniel’s father is the son and heir of Sir Michael Colman, 3rd Bt. -=-
http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/2013/10/colmanbrown-engagement.html

One25 reaches out to women trapped in street sex work

http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-web/fundraiser/showFundraiserProfilePage.action?userUrl=HannahPicardBrown

Sir Edward Heath accusers also claim parents ran a satanic sex cult

 South Africa & Satanism


Barbara Hewson twitter pal Matthew Scott attended Winchester College

http://barristerblogger.com/2013/05/09/barbara-hewson-is-wrong-she-must-be-defended/


Matthew Scott’s on John Smyth QC and Winchester College

Beating posh boys for Jesus: John Smyth

Here I need to make a disclosure: I was a pupil at Winchester College from 1975 to 1979, both my parents taught at the school and my father was “second master” (in effect the deputy head) for about 17 years from 1962, although he had reverted to being merely an assistant teacher by 1982. I therefore grew up surrounded by the school. It was my home as well as my school so you will understand that I feel a considerable affection for the place, and indeed for the excellent former Headmaster, John Thorn, a good and wise man who is now in his 90s.

As far as I know I never met Smyth, although in the late 1970s his name was certainly familiar to many people in the school community. Within the college there was an organisation of evangelical Christians called “Christian Forum” with which Smyth was in some way associated, although how formally I have no idea. He was not a teacher at the school, although his name would crop up from time to time. Some of my more evangelically-minded contemporaries used to receive invitations to Sunday lunch at his house. I never received any of this hospitality, if that is the correct term, so I certainly cannot speak to the truth of his “infamous shed” or of the canes with which he is said to have administered savage beatings

http://barristerblogger.com/2017/02/09/beating-posh-boys-jesus-john-smyth-fanatical-evangelicalism/

In the Daily Telegraph Matthew Scott said that the Director of Public Prosecutions was right in her original decision that prosecuting former MP Lord Greville Janner would not be in the public interest, and indeed would be pointless.

http://www.legalcheek.com/2015/06/top-barrister-sparks-social-media-row-with-telly-copper-over-janner-trial-of-facts/

 

And Matthew Scott Scott —  — rushed to Proctor’s defence.

Funny how Judge Seed can remember the Heath allegations and press interest but her defence council Matthew Scott can’t.

Matthew Scott, of Pump Court Chambers

Matthew Scott Pump Chambers.

Judge Seed has a better memory.

Ahhh, may explain his interest.

Former Jersey Senator, Whistle blower and Health Minister, Stuart Syvret

http://freespeechoffshore.nl/stuartsyvretblog/

Misc

Chinese students in UK on the rise

There’s been a sharp rise in recent years in Chinese students attending British public schools. A growing number of Chinese parents are opting to spend thousands of dollars a year on an expensive British education. But as Olly Barratt reports, this often means children boarding in the UK, thousands of miles away from their families.

Caldicott school in Buckinghamshire, near London – one of the top preparatory schools in the UK.

It takes boys aged 7 to 13, many of them boarders.

And it, like other British schools, is seeing a rise in interest from Chinese parents.

This class contains Caldicott’s brightest pupils – studying hard for scholarships to major public schools like Eton, Harrow and Radley.

http://english.cntv.cn/program/newshour/20120122/113022.shtml

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Harvey Proctor Supporter – Iain Dale



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Former MP Harvey Proctor said he has been forced to “squat” in a “glorified shed” as a result of the doomed historical sex abuse investigation Operation Midland.

Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor said he lost his home and “all my assets” in the probe

Harvey Proctor Pleading Poor and Looking to Cash In.

He said he was considering taking legal action against the Met Police but hoped the matter would not get to court.

“Sir Bernard raised the issue of compensation in the meeting before I did and we agreed that my solicitors would write to him, so I don’t anticipate this going to court,” he said.

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^^ McAlpine – cough


Harvey Proctor – Is he the world’s unluckiest man?

He is UNLUCKY to say the least. He claims that the world is out to get him, that he is targeted by the Metropolitan Police because some of them are homophobic and his convictions don’t count because they wouldn’t be convictions now. He is an honest man, guv.  On the other hand, he has been accused of being a compulsive liar – a serial fantasist – a Walter Mitty type.

Let’s look at the life and times of Harv through the press and the lens and you can make up your own mind.  Besides, it’s helpful to have all this in one place.

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6th March 2015 – Daily Mail goes back to the hotel where Harvey Proctor was caught with an underage boy in his room in Agadir, Morocco

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MP Harvey Proctor enters his Fulham High Street home. 13th March 1987

DISGRACE OF MP WHO LIED AND LIED (The People, 24th May 1987)

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And in March, a naked Arab youth seen by a security guard sneaking into Proctor’s ground floor room at a hotel in Agadir, Morocco, was found hiding under his bed.

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Jimmy Savile’s grave overlooks Harvey Proctor’s school

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Harvey Proctor joined the Young Conservatives at the age of 14 in 1961.

The University of York c. 1966-1969 Proctor closest friend  Christine Hamilton


said he never knew Barry Haddon in his Op Midland interview, yet Haddon seems to have known him…

  • Barry Haddon – a pimp...he told us that for two years he supplied young lads to the MP he knew as Keith Proctor-Harvey  is his middle name-and that even he had been shocked by his sexual brutality.

...investigators discovered Proctor had been beating and sexually abusing young boys for several years.

Haddon was a friend of Dwyer, whom Harv was in a relationship with for a few years. He met Dwyer at a PRIVATE TORY PARTY.

Why was a pimp at a PRIVATE TORY SHINDIG?

Harvey Proctor & Terry Dwyer 1988

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Harvey Proctor’s friends – the Duke of Rutland and Ghislaine Maxwell

The People ran a story in 1986 about an attempt to pressure Robert Maxwell into halting its reportage of the Harvey Proctor scandal.

“A sinister phone caller said that if we continued with our “campaign” against the kinky MP [Harvey Proctor] he would reveal compromising details of an alleged relationship between Mr Maxwell’s daughter Ghislaine and the son of a Duke.” The People 10/26/1986

The “son of a Duke” that The People named was David Charles Robert Manners, the then Marquis of Granby and now the 11th Duke of Rutland.

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There is a book about the Rutland family. It gives a look into elite mindset at turn of the century. While publicly encouraging workers to go and fight in the war – they were doing everything possible to make sure their offspring got ‘plum, safe positions’. while many fighting were cold and hungry their offspring were getting food parcels from Fortnum and Mason, and clothes.

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Ghiselaine Maxwell – friend to convicted paedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein and friend to Prince Andrew and friend to Lord Granby of Belvoir Castle.

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^ Several entries for the Duke and Duchess of Rutland in convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s blackbook

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The Duke and Duchess of Rutland

Belvoir Castle

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Proctor giving tours to school children at Belvoir Castle

Harvey Proctor is friends with the Duke and Duchess of Rutland of Belvoir Castle. He lived and worked at their castle for many years.

The Duke & Duchess of Rutland – Harvey Proctor’s employers – 20 years after stepping down as a Tory MP over his involvement with “rent boys”, has been appointed to work at one of England’s premier stately homes, Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, the seat of the Duke of Rutland.

Duke Drops His Drawbridge for Harvey Proctor; THE LONDONER’S DIARY The Evening Standard (London, England), May 1, 2007

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Although Proctor has a desk in the estate office, he is out when I call. The 11th Duke of Rutland, has a fortune of [pounds sterling] 75 million, according to this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, (coming in at 896) so helping fund Proctors rehabilitation should not be a problem.




Belvoir and Dukes of Rutland also linked to Haddon Hall and linked with Duke of Devonshire at nearby Chatsworth 

Andrew and “Debo” Devonshire

Savile was a pal of Debo of the Devonshires – at Savile’s auction, were 2 cards from “Debo” to Savile.

These three properties all close to a childrens’ nudist camp at Newstead Abbey.

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Chatsworth – link

Roberts (centre, in 2001) said Maxwell (top right) recruited her as a sex slave for billionaire financier Epstein, a friend of Prince Andrew (left)


Who on earth would collect donations to benefit a man like this?

Iain Dale, self-styled blogging guru and Tory A-lister, who published Harvey Proctor’s autobiography, would.

Iain Dale’s Biteback Publishing: Credible and True – The Political and Personal Memoir of K. Harvey Proctor

If Harvey Proctor is pleading poor, their book must not be selling very well.

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Maybe it has something to do with the title??


Publisher Iain Dale wants people, if they have any human compassion within, to donate money to Proctor.

Leading Britain’s Conversations LBC’s Iain Dale:

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12 Nov 2016

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Donors so far include Michael Portillo, Derek Laud & Matthew Parris

and

Gerald Howarth and Lizzie Howarth

Nov 12, 2016

What has happened to Harvey is a national disgrace for which the Metroplitan Police must pay. Harvey has been treated disgracefully yet has shown such dignity.

£200.00


Conservative Sir Gerald Howarth, defence minister until 2012, has mounted an extraordinary defence of a Tory MP who organised a Nazi-themed stag do – saying he was the victim of a ‘disgraceful witch hunt’.

And he tried to justify the MP’s involvement in such a distasteful event, claiming ‘we’ve all done it’.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2551933/Ex-minister-targets-Press-exposing-MP-Nazi-theme-party.html

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Carter-Ruck’s champion Gerald Howarth MP talks gibberish on paedophilia

Here are some choice clips of Gerald Howarth sharing his wisdom on paedophilia with Chris Morris’s Brass Eye back in 2001

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Tory Whips Save VazGerald Howarth  voted for Keith Vaz – after rent boy scandal


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^ Iain Dale’s Politico’s Publishing, 2003

Peter Wanless was the guy who was the Private Secretary to Michael Portillo  (and we all know the rumours..) and Wanless was PPS to Norman Lamont (who had a dominatrix dungeon) and to John Major.  Wiliam Hague was also PPS to Norman Lamont

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Michael Brown The first openly gay Tory MP, who has become a newspaper columnist since losing his seat in 1997, is one of Portillo’s closest friends. The two have frequently spent holidays together in Morocco

 Portillo’s gay mate Brown has strong links to Swinton College and the ultra-right friend of Enoch.

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(Barbara) Hewson cousin Jonathan Denby was surrounded by rabid Swinton Circle anti-Semites and fascists.

THE age of consent for sex should be lowered to 13 years old in a bid to end the “persecution of old men” Barbara Hewson a leading barrister has argued.

“As for law reform my recommendations are remove complainant anonymity, introduce a strict statute of limitations for criminal prosecutions and civil actions and reduce the age of consent to 13.”

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Does Barbara Hewson, cousin of Proctor’s lawyer Jonathan Denby, have a vested interest in conspiraloons’ theories being ditched?

Hewson twitter account suspended

 

Second account suspended and admits to trolling ……

 

6h6 hours ago

Interesting to see Ginny (Barbara Hewson) admitting she’s been a troll for years.

 Barbara Hewson …@Iain Dale


First we had Hewson admitting she’s a troll and now her avid follower Janner admitting he wants to subvert from within!


New YouTube video by

Barbara Hewson – The video speaks for itself

https://youtu.be/iVE0NW8emYY
 
 

Dale…..Proctor’s publisher.


Twitter suspends barrister Barbara Hewson’s new account after admitting to trolling.

Admits she’s a troll. 2 suspended accounts. Refers to child sex abuse survivors/campaigners as the ‘lunatic fringe’

Twitter is no place for apologists of CSA and supporters of dirty old men. Bravo

Barbara Hewson may have been suspended by Twitter but I still find her cousin intriguing:


Rumoured to suppy arms because he was skint


 

 

What a weirdo: Harvey Proctor on Enoch Powell!

Why would Op Midland travel the length of Britain to otain a statement from a convicted criminal on his convicted paedophile buddy?


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Thomas Mair is a racist with magazines from a South African publisher with links to Swinton Circle which spawned Bee Carthew and GK Young.

…Mair’s links to Ultra-right Springbok which has links to the Swinton Circle.

The London Swinton Circle (otherwise known as the Swinton Circle) is a long running Britishright-wingpressure group. The group states that its purpose is to uphold traditional conservative and Unionist principles.

The group formed part of a number of Conservative Party linked fringe groups which came to prominence in the 1970s and 1980s, such as the Monday Club, Tory Action and WISE

Carthew was politically associated with Harvey Proctor, Private Eye noted she was the “closest female ever to Harvey Proctor M.P. (excepting his mother)”.[3]

Breakaway rival group

Harvey Proctor also ran the Springbok Club, which has been described by Johann Hari in The Independent as a “racist organisation.”[19]

Harvey was a one time Chair of the Circle but was expelled from the London Swinton Circle in October 2008[21] after disrupting the business of the Circle[22] amidst allegations that he was a “Searchlight mole”.[23]

In January 2009 Harvey formed a rival breakaway group using the name ‘Swinton Circle’.[21]

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Derek Laud and Neil Hamilton

Derek Laud served as Brown’s research assistant for a considerable time as an MP

Brown was a founding member of the No Turning Back group which included Michael Portillo, Peter Lilley and Neil Hamilton.

No Turning Back (political group) – Past and current members include-

 No Turning Back exists mainly as a private dining club, and it meets monthly, usually inviting a Minister or external expert to speak. link

John Whittingdale was very closely associated with Monday Club McWhirter’s freedom association.

McWhirters  – Guinness  World Records

The Society for Individual Freedom, which is described as a British Intelligence front involving George K. Young, Ross McWhirter (both with UK intelligence connections) and Gerald Howarth.

PIE member / convicted paedophile Charles Napier – his half-brother John Whittingdale was involved.

John Mann Mp speaking about the Dickens Dossier:

It is worth saying one other thing about George Kennedy Young. He was involved in many dubious activities; he tried to get some kind of private army called “Unison” going. I have seen a range of background documents that would be of interest to anyone campaigning on the Shrewsbury pickets and on infiltration of the miners’ strike, with names that correlate. There are a lot of allegations about him attempting to undermine both the Heath and the Wilson Governments. He was clearly a manipulator, and is key to what was going on. I do not know why he is so prominent or why the Society for Individual Freedom, which he set up, is named in this, but he is a significant figure and that may give some sort of reason for why things then disappeared.

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2015-11-04/debates/15110444000001/WanlessReviewAndTheDickensFile

Victory signs for Tory MPs Neil Hamilton (left) of Tatton, and Gerald Howarth, MP for Cannock and Burntwood, with their wives, Christine (left) and Elizabeth after winning their libel case against the BBC at the High Court in London. Hamilton/Howarth Stock Photo

Victory signs for Tory MPs Neil Hamilton (left) of Tatton, and Gerald Howarth, MP for Cannock and Burntwood, with their wives, Christine (left) and Elizabeth after winning their libel case against the BBC at the High Court in London.

Worth noting also Daniel Morgan was murdered also as he was seeking witnesses against Proctor and Hamilton for

1986, October – Neil Hamilton and fellow MP Gerald Howarth (one of his closest friends), sue the BBC for libel

owing to documentary ”Maggies’ militant Tendency”.Prosecution financed by Sir James Goldsmith, Taki, David

Davis and Lord Harris of High Cross. Hamilton and Howarth were awarded £20,000 each and in the next edition

of Panorama on 27 October, the BBC made an unreserved apology.

1987 – Harvey Proctor resigns as MP for Billericay after after being fined pounds 1,450 for acts of

gross indecency; he was involved in homosexual spanking sessions with young male prostitutes.

1987, 10th March Daniel Morgan, private investigator for Southern Investigations murdered in pub car park,

Sydenham, following important police corruption probe, phone hacking and seeking witnesses against Proctor

and Hamilton for Maggies Militant Tendency legal threats.

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DC Chris Carter was involved in Elm Guest House, he is mentioned in the book Untouchables-Dirty cops, bent justice.

DC Chris Carter is now a private investigator.

He was involved with a drug dealer called Jason Proctor.

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Duncan Hanrahan former Metropolitan Police detective

Ex-detectives cleared of drug corruption (Chris Carter)

Christopher Carter & Len Guerard both ex Richmond police officers



MP Gerald Howarth criticises Met police chiefs over paedophile operation

By Caroline Wheeler

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Was not aware that is longtime close friend of Spanker Proctor?

The Express could have told us that Howarth was GenSec for Society for Individual Freedom and Monday Club member!


Harvey Proctor:

The three musketeers: Gerald, Neil and I

Interesting how many of Proctor’s close friends are arms dealers.

Laud,  Denby, Howarth, Soames


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Prince Charles’ very good friend Nicholas Soames weighing in on Harvey Proctor and  friend of the royal family, Lord Bramall

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Brown regarded Portillo as one of his closet friends in the early years of the 1980s claiming, “we hit it off right away.” He accompanied Portillo on holidays with other friends including Laud.[4]

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Michael Portillo’s favorite hotel- La Gazelle d’Or at Taroudant in Morroco

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/1999/sep/10/thatcher.uk

Michael Portillo’s former PPS Peter Wanless –

Peter Wanless, NSPCC Chief Executive

Wanless review ‘fails to find Dickens’ dossier

That information was said to contain the names of MPs and police officers who were suspected of being child abusers.

And yet… lo and behold…”File linked to child abuse surfaced the day after Leon Brittan died”

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Wanless, Amaechi and Rantzen

Formerly Amaechi was involved in convicted paedophile Jerry Sandusky’s charity, The Second Mile

Amaechi:

I was part of that Second Mile program. ……I was engaged in the Second Mile and I really felt a great benefit from that understanding my part to play.the scandal ….. I was part of the many that brought kids to the program. So, I think anybody from that perspective can understand the shame that I felt.

Peter Wanless, who has been PPS to Michael Portillo, Norman Lamont and John Major has also been in charge at the National Lottery. During his time at the lottery he would have come across Lady Diana Brittan, who was a member of the Lottery board.

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and Virginia Bottomley, the Secretary of State for Heritage, who has responsibility for the lottery.

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NSPCC ‘coverer up in chief’ Peter Wanless Files on children’s homes, he said didn’t exist, are secret for 100 years

Sounds like those with vested interest in keeping Harvey quiet.

Wonder why? Almost like a re-run of the shirt-shop donors list except pressure was used then

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Will Neil Hamilton and Christine Hamilton –  friends of Harvey Proctor and Iain Dale  – donate?

Neil and Christine  Hamilton donated previously to Proctor’s shirtshop.

from the outset the project was a flop. In its first financial year to March 1989 it lost pounds 5,311. Further cash injections were put into the firm by the Tory MPs and other investors in 1990 and 1991. A share issue in 1990 produced an extra pounds 14,000.

In 1991 the investors ploughed in another pounds 10,000. MP Neil Hamilton’s wife, Christine, bought pounds 500-worth of shares. The extra cash injections were to no avail.

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How about John Major? (Major pictured here with Iain Dale)

Mr Proctor, who invested pounds 20,000 of his own money, opened in a fanfare of publicity. He opened a second shop in Knightsbridge. He was elected to the local chamber of commerce. John Major ditched his Marks & Spencer shirts in favour of Mr Proctor’s more elegant wares.



Iain Dale has lots of political friends in high places.

Iain Dale with guest Margaret Thatcher

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Photos here: Iain Dale with:

Lord David Steel, Matthew Parris, Gerald Kaufman (at the opening of his bookstore Politico’s)

Derek Laud (2005-6 posing with Iain Dale’s family) Thatchers,

Tony Blair, William Hague, John Whittingdale, Edwina Currie, John Majors, Anne Widdecombe, Jeremy Thorpe,  ...

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Former Prime Minister and Labour leader Tony Blair praised Kaufman’s work and said they had been close friends since Blair was elected in 1983.[51]

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Lord David Steel, who put paedophile MP Cyril Smith forward for knighthood ‘even after he was told of abuse allegations’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2566158/Lord-David-Steel-paedophile-MP-Cyril-Smith-forward-knighthood-told-abuse-allegations.html#ixzz4QJN8oATH

Cyril Smith admitted spanking and touching boys, but I let him stay, says Lord Steel

Lord Steel, the former Liberal leader, said he confronted Cyril Smith over allegations that he spanked and touched teenagers

Liberal MP Cyril Smith did not only paddle boy’s bottoms. In the 1980s, he was arrested in London as part of an investigation into alleged sex parties with teenage males. It is further alleged the arrest was kept secret by police, who abused the Official Secrets Act to protect the alleged pervert.

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And how, now, are we to view what the obituarists praised as Freud’s “loyalty” in standing by his friend Jeremy Thorpe when the Liberal leader faced claims he had sought to have his former gay lover Norman Scott killed?  When the scandal first broke in 1976, Freud was the only Liberal MP to urge Thorpe to remain as party leader.  When downfall became inevitable, it was Freud who helped Thorpe compose his letter of resignation.

And the speculation about what occurred between Freud and Thorpe, Harris, and Cyril Smith will not even be the most fevered.

That unwanted distinction will fall to the possibility – which police are now being urged to investigate – that Freud might somehow have played a role in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. Freud had a villa in Praia da Luz, the Portugese resort where the three-year-old went missing in 2007.

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Jeremy Thorpe DID send a hitman to kill me – and they are STILL covering it up: MP’s ex-lover reveals police were on the verge of charging a detective over the lurid murder trial – but dropped case due to ‘missing court papers’

  • Norman Scott has given his first interview on the case in more than 20 years 
  • Liberal Party leader Thorpe went on trial for conspiracy to murder him in the 70s 
  • Mr Scott, now 77, had been the politician’s lover when homosexuality was illegal
  • The case was dropped but Mr Scott was re-called to talk to detectives last year
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In a rare interview – his most candid yet and his first for more than 20 years – Scott, now 77, today reveals that police were poised earlier this year to bring charges against two men, one a former detective.

However, two weeks ago he received a letter from the Crown Prosecution Service telling him it had decided to drop the case. ‘Had this new evidence not been suppressed at the time, then the trial verdict might well have been different,’ says Scott.

‘But here they are telling me they can’t do anything about it. I can’t help feeling this new inquiry has ended with yet another cover-up.’

In a separate development, The Mail on Sunday can also reveal that newly released Cabinet Office papers show how Thorpe desperately tried to smear Scott as the scandal was about to break.

He has lived quietly in Devon ever since – at least until Operation Velum detectives arrived at his home on the edge of Dartmoor last year, asking him to revisit his past.

Police told Scott that an antique firearms dealer, Dennis Meighan, had confessed to being hired by a ‘representative’ of Thorpe in 1975 to kill Scott to protect the politician from public humiliation.

Meighan agreed to carry out the murder – in exchange for £13,500 (£140,000 today) – but later changed his mind. Although he was arrested at the time and made a confession, his statement was destroyed and a few weeks later he was made to sign another. This one exonerated both himself and Thorpe.

Meighan couldn’t believe his luck. A few days later he received an anonymous phone call warning him to keep his mouth shut.

But over the years the secret weighed heavily upon him and he eventually revealed the truth to the BBC’s Tom Mangold and, later, a Mail on Sunday reporter.

It was, it seemed, confirmation of the long-suspected existence of an invisible shield protecting Thorpe. ‘It was chilling to hear Meighan was willing to kill me,’ says Scott. ‘I didn’t know him but I went over everything again with the police. At times it was hard because I have blocked things from my memory.’

…,the time they tried to kill me.’

He is alluding to the night of October 23, 1975, when, on a deserted stretch of road on Exmoor, a part-time pilot, Andrew Newton, shot dead Scott’s dog, a Great Dane called Rinka. Newton then pressed the pistol to Scott’s temple, saying: ‘It’s your turn now.’ But, as Scott heard the hammer click, the gun jammed and Newton then sped away in his yellow Mazda car.

Ten minutes later, covered in Rinka’s blood, Scott flagged down a car and dramatically blurted out ‘Jeremy Thorpe’ to the driver.

Now 69, he would have been willing to help Operation Velum detectives – but only if he was guaranteed immunity from prosecution.

‘as one might expect, the original case papers relating to the [Thorpe] trial are not longer available’.

‘There must be court records. They can’t be gone: it was supposed to be the trial of the century,’ he says. ‘I was so disgusted when I got the CPS letter. The police were very confident they had a case,

which is why the decision is rather puzzling. I suppose that’s it now.’

Jeremy Thorpe wrote this desperate letter to Harold Wilson claiming Norman Scott was involved in a ‘vice ring’

In it, he mentions a sunken bath for ‘up to six people’ at the home of Scott’s friend, Jack Levy. Mr Levy’s wife Stella, pictured below, told The Mail on Sunday: ‘It makes me sick.

Thorpe also writes about paying £2,500 for letters he feared would reveal his private life.

Norman Scott modelling alongside his friend Stella Levy  in the 1960s. She was later implicated in the vice-ring allegations

By 1965 their relationship was over but the scandal would fester for a further decade. During that period Scott was married briefly to former debutante Susan Myers and lived with the Anglo-American socialite, Conway Wilson-Young.

‘We lived on the first floor and Margot Fonteyn had the basement flat. She used to come with us to parties.’

Scott was also friendly with Tara Browne, heir to the Guinness fortune and the inspiration for the Beatles’ A Day In The Life, and Marianne Faithfull.

After he split from Wilson-Young, Scott moved to Devon where he slept rough in public toilets in Barnstaple before finding work.

he..now makes a living buying and selling horses

The sex scandal, the trial… and the cover-up

  • Jeremy Thorpe, the Liberal Party’s rising star, meets model Norman Scott at a friend’s home in late 1960. He is instantly smitten.
  • With homosexuality still illegal, the pair begin an affair, enjoying liaisons in Thorpe’s Commons room.
  • The affair later cools. Thorpe’s MP friend Peter Bessell begins to pay Scott a series of ‘retainers’.
  • Senior Liberals conduct a secret inquiry in 1971 after the scandal threatens to ignite – but take no action.
  • Thorpe talks of silencing Scott by dropping him down a mine, adding: ‘It’s no worse than shooting a sick dog.’
  • In an apparently botched murder attempt on October 23, 1975, Andrew Newton lures Scott on to Exmoor. He shoots the model’s dog before turning the gun on Scott – but it jams.
  • In 1979 Thorpe is cleared of conspiracy to murder.
  • After Thorpe’s death in 2014, it emerges evidence was suppressed, including Dennis Meighan’s claims – told to the MoS that year (above) – that he was hired as a hitman before Newton.
  • Police ask prosecutors to consider charging two men. Last month, the CPS dropped the case citing ‘insufficient’ evidence.

The Times, March 20, 1976 -re Jeremy Thorpe

Pilot Andrew Gino Newton and Norman Scott


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Paedophile Mason Keith Harding ran lodge set up for GCHQ

ONE OF Britain’s most influential paedophiles was the head of a Masonic lodge founded and frequented by GCHQ spies.

A PIE list seized in 1984 records Harding, as member 329

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/579523/Paedophile-Mason-lodge-GCHQ

The pervert met regularly with MPs Leon Brittan and Cyril Smith and Jeremy Thorpe at his world-renowned workshop. 

 

Jeremy Thorpe with Iain Dale at his Politico’s bookshop

One of Harding‘s staff, who worked for him between 1980 and 1987, said: “Leon Brittan and Cyril Smith were both regular visitors to the shop.Usually they would come in via the side door, other times they would ring the bell at the front entrance and come in.
“They’d straight away ask for Keith who would be coming down the stairs. “Then they would then either go up to his office for a private meeting or they’d go out for several hours.”
Social worker Liz DaviesDr Liz Davies, who originally blew the whistle on the borough’s paedophile ring, says

I firmly believe there was a link between Savile and Islington children’s homes.”

Keith Harding’s shop closed just a year before I was working in Islington in my social work office in the same road.

Another centre of PIE was also just a street away.

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Clockmaker Keith Harding

Keith Harding  was very upper class and mixed in those sorts of circles.
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Dale’s friend YBF’s Donal Blaney –

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Phoenix Freemason Lodge Sunderland

Donal Blaney has since admitted that he and Clarke are Freemasons at the Phoenix lodge.

Watch the full interview with Iain Dale (starts at 7.52) link

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Iain Dale was, until 2010, on the advisory board of the YBF.

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YBF has strong links with the American neoconservative movements,[5] and partnerships with American conservative think tanks and foundations.[5]

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24 September 2015 : ‘Tatler Tory’ expelled from party

Mark Clarke, ex-parliamentary candidate and founder of the RoadTrip campaigning group, is suspended from the Conservative party in connection  with allegations involving bullying,  blackmail and sex.

He has been cited  as a factor in the death of another young activist, Elliott Johnson, who took his own  life earlier in the month. Party chairman Grant Shapps will eventually resign because of the scandal, while Clarke, who was also chairman of Conservative Future and  director of the Young Britons Foundation,  will have his suspension from the party converted into a lifetime ban in November.

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Clarke’s reputation was an open secret in senior Tory circles for years. Yet senior figures, including Mrs May, queued up to fete him on campaign trips.

The 13 complaints against Clarke, including six of a sexual nature, highlighted in the Clifford Chance report, relate to precisely that period, the 18 months before Elliott Johnson’s death – March 2014 to September 2015.

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The Prime Minister can be seen slapping smiling Mark Clarke on the back and praising his work for the Conservatives at a boozy rally

Theresa May and the Tatler Tory: How PM back-slapped the activist at the centre of a sex, blackmail and bullying scandal

  • A video has emerged of Prime Minster endorsing activist Mark Clarke
  • PM can be seen praising his work for the Conservatives at a boozy rally
  • She leads a round of applause for him and even acts as his cheerleader
  • Comes days after party was accused of a ‘whitewash’ over an inquiry

Tory minister claimed expenses for room at club where he met lover

Robert Halfon

Robert Halfon, who had six-month affair this year, claimed more than £30,000 to stay at the East India Club in 2010-2014

A Conservative minister has charged taxpayers tens of thousands of pounds to stay at a private members’ club where he would meet his lover.

Robert Halfon, a minister without portfolio who attends cabinet, last week admitted to cheating on his partner after it emerged he was warned that a Tory aide was trying to blackmail him.

Halfon confessed to the affair following reports that a Tory election aide, Mark Clarke, had planned to film him leaving the East India Club in central London with the woman concerned, a Tory activist. Clarke denies the blackmail claim.


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YBF was launched in July 2003 at a conference of the Young America’s Foundation in Washington, D.C., and it has said that it aims to “import American political techniques into the UK”.

YBF – includes the founder of the US Leadership Institute,

US Leadership Institute – Alumni include Grover Norquist, Ralph Reed, Jeff Gannon, Senator Mitch McConnell, Governor Mike Pence, James O’Keefe,

Grover Norquist,

Ronald Reagan meeting with Jack Abramoff and Grover Norquist in connection with the CRNC  College Republican National Committee, 1981

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Ralph Reed (right)

Ralph Reed -In 1981, Reed moved to Washington, D.C., to intern at the College Republican National Committee (CRNC).

At the CRNC, Jack Abramoff, Norquist and Reed formed what was known as the “Abramoff-Norquist-Reed triumvirate.” Abramoff promoted Reed in 1983, appointing him to succeed Norquist as Executive Director of the CRNC. Norquist would later serve as President of Americans for Tax Reform, in Washington, D.C.

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Gannon: Former escort, conservative reporter grilled on White House visits

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Jeff Gannon – Secret Service logs of his visits to the White House, revealing that Gannon checked in on numerous occasions but failed to check out.

Jeff Gannon:

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Mike Pence – the Vice President-elect of the United States.)

YBF includes the President of the US Jesse Helms Center, the President of the Young America’s Foundation, the co-founder of the US Henry Jackson Society and a former Executive Director of the Collegiate Network.

British representatives include Professor Patrick Minford, blogger Iain Dale (who resigned in the same year) and two local councillors.

During the 2008 presidential election, YBF sent a delegation of activists to campaign in the United States for John McCain.

(Iain Dale’s good friend), Donal Blaney states that he largely finances the Young Britons’ Foundation himself, at a cost of about £50,000 per year.

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8 December 2015

Yesterday the Young Britons Foundation called off their annual Activist Training Conference — following the suicide of Elliot Johnson in September, and the subsequent revelations of Tory activist bullying.

Although six Cabinet ministers had cancelled their attendance at the event, and Elliot’s father Ray had written to David Cameron calling the YBF ‘a cult, indoctrinating young activists’, the organisation’s chief-executive Don Blaney appeared on LBC — with Iain Dale — to blame the cancellation on intrusive journalists.

In the interest of transparency — and responsible journalism — Mr S can’t help but wonder whether LBC ought to have put a declaration of interests at the start of the interview on behalf of Dale, or even put a different presenter forward. After all, for all his questions about what happens at YBF events, Steerpike understands that Dale knows more than he lets on.

In fact Dale has strong links with YBF, with the LBC presenter speaking at Young Britons Foundation events in the past, as well as actually carrying out media training with the young activists.

Since then Dale has made no secret of his friendship with Blaney, regularly puffing him up onlinerecently praising Blaney on his Conservative Home blog for a great night he had at a Margaret Thatcher dinner, as well as re-publishing Blaney’s writing on his personal blog.


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Young Tories group linked to bullying scandal used sexy posters to attract young Conservatives

A string of sleazy posters has emerged, with scantily clad men and women alongside Tory slogans

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The Young Britons’ Foundation’s Donal Blaney says the posters are “irreverent” and “fun”

A third poster shows a couple apparently having sex, with the slogan “It’s always better together” – a slogan used during the Scottish referendum campaign.

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It’s CHE – Monday club and young conservatives playing out all over again – shades of Elm?



… ALEC’s involvement overseas – most especially in the United Kingdom. It is time to delve a bit deeper into what is called the Atlantic Bridge and its works and ways. Full disclosure: the project officially known as Atlantic Bridge is now defunct, due to scandal in the UK and subsequent legal action. That doesn’t mean that ALEC isn’t still active on both sides of the Atlantic, as we will see.

Thatcher and ReaganMuch was made in the press about former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s friendship with former President Ronald Reagan. At the time – and even to America’s liberal Democrats – that seemed innocuous. “So what?”, we thought, “They share political goals as well as some kind of personal chemistry. It isn’t the first time in history that leaders of governments have formed personal ties. What harm can friendly leaders of allied governments do in the long run?”

Not that one advocates unfriendly allies – far from it! – but in this case, the answer turns out, thirty-odd years on, to be: plenty!

First of all, is the aspect of enshrining Reagan’s and Thatcher’s papers, policies and memorabilia in learning centers, which sponsor exchange programs between the interns of both countries for the purposes of study and indoctrination. Americans tend to honor past presidents with “Presidential Libraries” – at least since Hoover’s time. That custom isn’t followed in the UK but Margaret Thatcher will have her very own memorial library, very soon. Interestingly, most of the funding for it has already been raised in the United States.

Patrick Hennessy, Political Editor for The Telegraph discusses this in his article of April 14, 2013. Note the names of the members of the fundraising organizations and the party youth organizations in England and the United States. These same names crop up again and again in different contexts: heading different organizations, as speakers for various gatherings, and in other fundraising and legislative capacities. Their relationships are complicated and interconnected. It will take a few articles to sort through them.

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Karl Rove and Donal Blaney

For instance, one Donal Blaney, who heads something called the Young Britons Foundation – and calls it “a Tory madrasa…for radicalizing young Tories” (Britons, apparently, having much less political sensitivity to such terminology than Americans) – is delightedly behind the fundraising for the Thatcher Library, and is also in cahoots with such American fundraising experts as Karl Rove and Newt Gingrich on the project [pic of Donal Blaney and Karl Rove]. Just to tie up this example with a neat bow, the Prime Minister, David Cameron is on board with the Library project, according to Patrick Hennessy, who links him to foreign fundraisers in this way: “…John Howard, the former Australian prime minister, Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House of Representatives in the US, Fred Ryan, President Reagan’s chief of staff and Karl Rove, who performed the same role for President George W Bush.”

It gets worse. Donal Blaney is CEO of Conservative Way Forward, which is the entity actually in charge of the fundraising for the Thatcher Library. Note the address at the bottom of the page, at Griffin Law in Kent, England. If one follows that link, through a couple of Dropbox ™ sites, one eventually arrives here:

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This is Griffin Law’s US Office – which also happens to share the same address as William J. McCarthy & Associates. Who does McCarthy & Associates advertise as their clients? Here is a partial list: American Council for Immigration Reform, Americans for Free Speech, Americans for Sovereignty (Council for America), Center for Law and Accountability, Center for the Defense of Freedom, Children’s Mernorquicy Fund, Christian Action Network, Citizens United, Coming Home Foundation, Conservative Victory Fund, Draft Sarah Now!, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Human Events/Eagle Publishing, International Anglican Federation, National Republican Congressional Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, National Right to Work Foundation, Republican National Committee, State Department Watch, Senate Conservatives Fund, Tea Party Veterans, The American Sentinel (Penguin Group), The Dave Bossie Investigative Report (Breitbart Columnist), The Minuteman Project, This Nation, The Tea Party, The Tea Party Campaign with Dr. Jerome Corsi, Young Americans for Freedom (Young America’s Foundation).

4th Annual Cigars, Beer and Pizza Party for Young Britons’ Foundation

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“A monument to her greatness”, proclaims The Sunday Telegraph in its lead story
this morning, on Conservative Way Forward’s plans for the Margaret Thatcher
Library & Museum.
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Founder of the Margaret Thatcher Centre, Donal Blaney, presents the late US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia with the inaugural Margaret Thatcher Rule of Law Award during his visit to the United Kingdom in July 2015.

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6 February 2016

Donal Blaney’s Pyrrhic Victory

Those getting their news from the press and broadcast media might have thought that the bullying scandal engulfing the Tory Party had gone quiet: far from it. Investigations into the death of Elliott Johnson, and the wider culture of less than upstanding and principled behaviour among those involved with The Blue Team, especially with its younger members, have continued apace. And then there is the legal argument.

One reason the Mail On Sunday’s political editor Simon Walters has taken time out from this story is that his paper has been subjected to a series of missives from Messrs Carter-Ruck, the notorious and reassuringly expensive lawyers, on behalf of one Donal Blaney, himself a solicitor, whose legal practice in Kent is also the registered office of the Thatcherite pressure group Conservative Way Forward.

It had been rumoured some weeks ago that Blaney had gone to Carter-Ruck to lean on the press; what was not known was which paper, or papers, had been targeted, or indeed what he sought to achieve by doing this. Now we know: the MoS has issued a clarification. “On December 20, in two articles under the headings ‘Bullying scandal: Another top Tory resigns’ and ‘The Tatler Tory, the youth wing godfather… and the bullying scandal poisoning Mrs Thatcher’s legacy’, we said Donal Blaney had been forced to resign in disgrace as chairman of Conservative Way Forward (CWF) because of his links to the ‘Tatler Tory’ scandal” it begins. There is more.

We would like to make clear that Mr Blaney announced he was resigning because he needed to spend increasing time in the US to take care of his sick wife and his expanding legal business there. He says he was not forced to resign in disgrace. He has said he regrets having had any involvement with Mark Clarke which he ended some time ago”.

And yet more: “In addition, Mr Blaney points out that Lord Feldman played no role in his appointment at CWF; his auction purchase of £200,000 of Thatcher memorabilia was on behalf of a client; that he spent his own money to underwrite the Young Britons’ Foundation (YBF); and that the YBF conference in December was postponed, not cancelled. We are happy to make this clear and apologise to Mr Blaney for any misunderstanding”. So Blaney got an apology.

But then the thought enters that there is no mention of damages or costs. My information is that Blaney did not get any damages from the MoS. That means he would have had to settle Carter-Ruck’s bill himself, which may have come to several thousand pounds.

On top of that, Blaney’s actions have not gone down at all well with some of those in the Conservative Party’s youth wing. One source there told Zelo Street on condition of anonymity that Publicly celebrating trivial newspaper retractions when a young man has committed suicide is very bad taste. Before he killed himself, Elliott Johnson suffered verbal abuse and threats from Andre Walker and was made redundant by Donal Blaney as well as being bullied by Mark Clarke. And there was more.

Perhaps Blaney and  Walker could offer to make a donation from the Young Britons Foundation to the Johnson family and help them rebuild their lives, instead of celebrating whilst a family is in mourning at the death of their son?

Or, as it seems, perhaps not: Blaney has taken to social media, with king size onion and nanoviolin, to tell “I am grateful to Messrs Carter-Ruck for their wise counsel, and to those friends and family whose support never wavered”. Not the Johnson family, though, eh?

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Here is a picture of Donal Blaney and Margaret Thatcher taken at a Young America’s Foundation event

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Iain Dale’s friend Donal Blaney sharing an anecdote from Iain Dale’s civil partnership ceremony

Iain Dale and friend Christine Hamilton at his civil partnership ceremony at Wadhurst Castle in June 2008

“Donal Blaney relates the funniest moment...

In an innuendo-laden series of speeches, Iain’s sister, Tracey caused the greatest mirth of the day. She made some obtuse reference to masturbation – only for the throng to dissolve into giggles when an eight-year-old child asked, a little too loudly, ‘what’s masturbation, Daddy?’. Priceless.”

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Attitude Column: If I Want to Watch People ‘Fisting’ Each Other, Why Shouldn’t I Be Able To? (I Don’t, By The Way)

http://www.iaindale.com/posts/2016/07/23/attitude-column-if-i-want-to-watch-people-fisting-each-other-why-shouldn-t-i-be-able-to-i-don-t-by-the-way


Tory Bullying – Young Britons Foundation Whitewash

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Bullying – using superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants

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Iain Dale, political blogger and publisher, bullying anti-nuclear protestor Stuart Holmes

Police today cautioned publisher Iain Dale for wrestling a pensioner  Stuart William Holmes. to the ground.

The bizarre scene on the Brighton seafront saw Mr Dale grappling with anti-nuclear campaigner Stuart Holmes.

It was the self-righteous arrogance and unrestrained superiority that really disgusted everyone. That damage has already been done and an apology cannot erase it.
Mr Dale’s personality shone through in this instance, and we discovered an egocentric and incredibly arrogant man who truly believes that people who inconvenience him deserve some form of silencing or punishment.
 Iain Dale visited Rwanda
It was back in 2007 and I went to make a documentary, covering the social action projects embarked on by a group of Conservative volunteers.

Trip to Rwanda, 19-26 July 2007

In 2007 Iain Dale went on a Rwanda jaunt – Jeremy Hunt and David Cameron there too. 

It was back in 2007 and I went to make a documentary, covering the social action projects (the re-building of an orphange into a school) embarked on by a group of Conservative volunteers.

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23 July 2007

David Cameron defends Rwanda trip

More than 40 Tory volunteers are transforming a once-derelict orphanage into a school and have been working on aid projects in the country for the past week.

The Conservative policy group, headed by former cabinet minister Peter Lilley, is to propose new ways in making the delivery of aid more transparent, with an independent body to monitor how much government aid gets to those who really need it.

Criticisms that the trip is a publicity junket – David Cameron is here for just 48 hours before flying home for Prime Minister’s Questions – have drawn prompt rebuttals, stressing “experience exchanges” and “lasting legacies”.

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Christopher Shale during Project Umubano in July 2007, at the opening of the refurbished Girubuntu school in Kigali.

David Cameron statement on death of West Oxfordshire Conservative Chairman Christopher Shale

Following the death of the Chairman of the West Oxfordshire Conservative Association, Christopher Shale (pictured), David Cameron released the following statement:

“Sam and I were devastated to hear the news about Christopher. He was a great friend and has been a huge support over the last decade in west Oxfordshire. A big rock in my life has suddenly been rolled away. Christopher was one of the most truly generous people I’ve ever met – he was always giving to others, his time, his help, his enthusiasm and above all his love of life. It was in that spirit that he made a massive contribution to the Conservative Party both locally and nationally. Our love and prayers are with Nikki and the family. They’ve lost an amazing dad, west Oxfordshire has lost a big and wonderful man and like so many others Sam and I have lost a close and valued friend.”

Mr Shale was found dead in a portable toilet at the Glastonbury festival earlier today. There are conflicting reports as to the cause of death. Some talk of a heart attack, some of suicide. A paper he had written on party membership had been prominently reported in today’s Mail on Sunday.

He had been an annual participant in the Conservative Party’s Project Umubano in Rwanda. This is what he wrote on the party website:

“2011 is my fifth visit to Rwanda with the Project. I’ve never missed one trip, and I hope I never will. I have hundreds of happy moments from Rwanda. It has always been such a mix of people, all ages and talents, learning from and laughing with our Rwandan partners – some of the most inspirational people I have ever met. I’d urge people to do whatever necessary to raise the money to visit Umubano.”

Project Umubano

Mitchell led large groups of Conservative volunteers from a wide range of professions, including doctors, teachers, lawyers and entrepreneurs, in social development projects in Rwanda for three consecutive summers, from 2007 to 2009, as part of Project Umubano,[12] and kept a detailed diary of their activities and experiences.[13][14] The volunteers focused on five areas: health, education, justice, the private sector, and a community centre construction project.[15] In 2008, Mitchell himself taught English to over a thousand Rwandan primary school teachers.[16] It was during one of these trips that Mitchell and his aides are reported to have verbally abused one of the volunteers, a student journalist who had circulated a draft newspaper article she had written stressing the positives of the project, but also pointing out some problems with its operation. The journalist, Lucy Kinder, claimed Mitchell texted her father, a friend from Mitchell’s university days: “They [his aides] are threatening her with physical violence and I can’t say I blame them.”[17]

Aid to Rwanda

On his final day as International Development Secretary, Mitchell authorised the payment of £16 million of previously suspended aid to Rwanda, half of Britain’s annual aid to Rwanda. The aid had been suspended in July, along with other governments’ aid, over concerns about Rwanda’s alleged support of the rebel March 23 Movement in east Democratic Republic of the Congo.[29][30] Mitchell’s successor stopped further aid payments as Rwanda had breached agreements,[31] and following the publication of a United Nations Security Council investigators’ report which provided evidence that Rwanda had supplied guns, money and recruits to the rebels contrary to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1807,[32] and engaged directly in combat to help the rebels capture territory.[33]

The International Development Select Committee launched an inquiry into the suspending, then subsequent authorisation, of budget support to Rwanda.[34] On 30 November 2012 the committee published its report criticising Mitchell for restoring the funding, stating “We do not understand how [Mitchell] reached the conclusion that support for the M23 had ceased”, which was one of the three conditions that the Prime Minister had set for the resumption of aid.[35][36]

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The Rwandan president Paul Kagame and MP Andrew Mitchell
2012 President Kagame and Andrew Mitchell, who as Development Secretary maintained British aid to the country

On the run from Rwandan assassins: ‘Paul Kagame has no mercy. He is a killer’

The assassins came at night, when their target was alone, and knocked on his apartment door. They had been hunting him for weeks.

Joel Mutabazi, an Israeli-trained commando, had fled his own intelligence service after suffering 17 months of solitary confinement and torture and was about to divulge his Government’s darkest secrets.

But it wasn’t Mossad who were after him. The killers, he claims, were from one of Britain;s closest African allies. Mr Mutabazi, who served fro 20 years as President Kagame’s bodyguard.


23 July 2007

Genocide memorial

Of the Sunday Telegraph report he said: “I read the story and I just concluded that there was very little in it.”

More than 40 Tory volunteers are transforming a once-derelict orphanage into a school and have been working on aid projects in the country for the past week.

Mr Cameron, who is staying for one night, will lay a wreath at a memorial for victims of the country’s 1994 genocide, which cost the lives of more than 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

Tobias Ellwood, MP for Bournemouth East, helps build at the Girubuntu Project

Tory MP Tobias Ellwood is amongst those helping to build the school

Soon after arriving he took a tour of a Kigali textile factory and promised its owner, Raj Rejendran, to raise the issue of UK duty on silk imports with the UK government.

Mr Cameron will renew his party’s commitment to boost aid to the UN target of 0.7% of national income, over the next six years.

The Conservative policy group, headed by former cabinet minister Peter Lilley, is to propose new ways in making the delivery of aid more transparent, with an independent body to monitor how much government aid gets to those who really need it.

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Criticisms that the trip is a publicity junket – David Cameron is here for just 48 hours before flying home for Prime Minister’s Questions – have drawn prompt rebuttals, stressing “experience exchanges” and “lasting legacies”.

At Girubuntu School, attended by 80 orphans aged under seven, the team is building one classroom, re-roofing another and giving two lavatories running water.

Jeremy Hunt, the shadow culture secretary, is coaching rural English teachers. Lady Fiona Hodgson, chairman of the Conservative women’s association, is advising female empowerment organisations.

David Mundell MP, a solicitor, is teaching English common law at Rwanda’s justice ministry in the capital, Kigali. Andrew Mitchell, the shadow development secretary, is leading the Rwanda trip.

“As parliamentarians, we talk incessantly about the problems facing the developing world,” said Tobias Ellwood, the MP for Bournemouth East, who is helping rebuild the school.

Sceptics say the exercise harks back to “the West knows best” aid theories, now discarded by most international agencies.

At Girubuntu School, 51 local labourers have been hired at a dollar a day above the going rate.

But the foreigners are clearly in charge, striding around in safari shorts with power saws, to be donated when they leave.

Construction work is a skill that is very often available in abundance locally,” said Frank Harle, of Students Partnership Worldwide, a London-based gap year organisation which uses local as well as international volunteers.

“Assuming that this needs to be led by individuals from developed countries is arrogant and patronising to the very people that they are supposedly intending to help.”

The volunteers say there is to be a “lasting legacy” from the trip. A dozen schools across Rwanda will be twinned with counterparts in Tory-held constituencies in Britain. Clinics are to be given doctors’ manuals at a cut price, and further visits are planned.


 Andrew Mitchell is currently a Trustee of International Inspiration – a charity that promotes access to sport, play and physical exercise in low and middle income countries around the world.[60] He sits on the Board of Trustees alongside Sebastian Coe, Katherine Grainger and David Davies (Iain Dale acted as chief of staff to the losing leadership candidate David Davis in the run-up to the 2005 Conservative Party leadership campaign.[6] ).
In 1988, under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Andrew Mitchell became PPS to William Waldegrave, who was Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In 1990, he became PPS to John Wakeham, who was Secretary of State for Energy. In 1992, under John Major, he became Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party, and in the same year was appointed as an Assistant Government Whip. In 1993, he became a Government Whip. In 1995, he became Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Social Security, a position he held until 1997.
Mitchell was the only Conservative member of Islington Health Authority (IHA) in north London during the 1980s
Stephen Crabb – From 2010 to 2012, he led the Conservative Party ‘s Project Umubano, which works in Rwanda and Sierra Leone

Stephen Crabb quits Cabinet job days after ‘sexting’ scandal

14 July 2016

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*Stephen Crabb* – A glance at the Register of Interests shows trips to various exotic destinations being paid for by a whole host of organisations, including Christian Aid, Oxfam Novib, International Alert, ActionAid and Christian Solidarity Worldwide (president Jonathan Aitken, former jailbird and disgraced ex-Tory minister) . In 2005 on another visit to India, we read that flights were paid for by Dr Liam Fox’s office with a donation from a man described as a Middlesex businessman called Stanley Fink

Stanley Fink would appear to be the same Stanley Fink who is co-treasurer of the Conservative Party, a hedge fund manager and pal of Lord Levy. Lord Levy, it will be remembered, is Tony Blair’s friend who was interviewed by the police as part of the Cash for Honours scandal. What a small world.

(Crabb)…fretting about the far-flung Christians of Orissa and Burma, and championing Israeli security. In the recent scandal involving Dr Liam Fox, we learned of an agenda to strengthen ties with the American Right and Israel, with a motley mix of arms dealers, Tea Party lunatics and Christian fundamentalists trying to shape government policy here

The interest in the fate of Christians in far-flung places, and Mr Crabb‘s unswerving support for Israel may well be explained by his membership of CARE (Christian Action Research and Education)

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Jonathan Aitken-

In 2001 the Purdews of Champneys (friends of Sir Jimmy Savile and Keith Vaz) briefly acquired Inglewood health hydro from agents of Saudi prince Mohammed bin Fahd. Inglewood had been the scene of allegations, published in the Guardian six years earlier, that then defence minister Jonathan Aitken, a director of the spa, had tried to arrange girls for a Saudi prince and his entourage.

The report led to the notorious libel action brought by Aitken ultimately culminating in his being sentenced to jail for perjury.

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Former Tory MP Jonathan Aitken, once a director of Champneys Inglewood. He was accused by former employees of acting as a ‘pimp’ by requesting call girls, once for a sheikh and once for a group of Arabs.

Then he was embroiled in a legal dispute with former brothel keeper Lindi ‘Miss Whiplash’ St Clair, who claimed that she was thrown out of Inglewood partway through a course.

And though Aitken met his future wife Lolicia at Inglewood, he also cheated on her with bondage prostitute Paula Strudwick, telling her to collect the right sort of birch branches from the woods outside the estate for sadomasochistic sex games. You’d have thought someone would have twigged what was going on.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/columnists/article-259644/PS.html

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Jonathan Aitken, a close friend of Sir Peter Morrison’s

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Following his death in 1995, Fairbairn has been subject to several accusations that he sexually abused a number of children 

Ann Leslie: Iain Dale Chooses to Promote Groping Anecdote

Why would fearless and clinically sane Ann Leslie put up an hour’s under-table mauling by a dirty, drunken, sleazebag old Tory?  (She was sitting next to the Tory MP Sir Nicholas Fairbairn who proceeded to spend the whole programme with his hand on her crotch.)

Sir Nicholas “Hardwick” Fairbairn by name.

And why on earth would the LP FTB Iain Dale choose to promote that particular unattractive anecdote of Tory bestiality?

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Revealed: The Full horrifying truth about Sir Nicholas Fairbairn – the other paedophile at Margaret Thatcher’s side

Nicholas Fairbairn – former boyfriend of Childline’s Esther Rantzen

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Iain Dale and his associates:

Iain Dale is Presenter of LBC Drive, Managing Director of Biteback Publications, a columnist and broadcaster and a former Conservative Parliamentary candidate. 

He graduated from University of East Anglia in 1985.

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Iain Dale presents the drive time daily show on LBC. A former Conservative candidate, he has written for the Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, GQ magazine, The Spectator and the New Statesman and has made frequent appearances on TV news and political shows, and is a regular presenter of Radio 4’s What the Papers Say

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MP Nigel Evans, who was recently acquitted of sex-abuse charges, is a trustee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, along with Peter Bottomley.

The company is registered at none other than:

11-15 Acre House
William Road
London
United Kingdom
NW1 3ER

http://www.parliament.uk/pagefiles/40257/CPA%20UK%20Accounts%202010-11%20signed%20copy.pdf

Times editor Danny Finkelstein:

Finkelstein switched political allegiance and  joined the Tories, where he became political advisor to William Hague.

Some voices claim that Jill Dando was shot in the head because she was about to blow the lid on the BBC paedophile-ring, linked to Savile, Parliament and the Royals.

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From Dando obituary

The Guardian 27 April 1999

Jill Dando wrote to Jimmy Savile when he was doing the Jim’ll Fix It show.


DID SAVILE ORDER JILL DANDO’S MURDER? Sunday Sport 27-11-16, p5

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The Crimestoppers helpline, run by Nick Ross, conveniently stopped working when an appeal was made for information about Jill’s murder.

Ross, who recently said he’d watch child-porn given half the chance, is married to the cousin of Esther Rantzen.

Rantzen runs the Childline charity and has been accused of ignoring the victims of Savile at the BBC.

According to the Spectator:

Lord Finkelstein is closer by far to George Osborne. One senior Times writer told me three years ago that he spoke ‘six or seven times a day. probably more’ to the Chancellor. Mr Osborne once reportedly remarked that he spoke to Mr Finkelstein more often then he did to his wife. But when Mr Osborne appeared in front of Lord Justice Leveson, the following exchange occurred:

Q. ‘Does he [Finkelstein] act for you as a sort of unpaid adviser and/or speech writer?

A. ‘No, he’s just a very good friend.

In 2012, for some unknown reason, Finkelstein wrote an article for the Times, entitled, ‘The dead can’t enter a plea of guilty’.

The article appeared to cast doubt on the abuse claims made against Cyril Smith and Jimmy Savile.

http://monsterinthewardrobe.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/the-dead-cant-enter-plea-of-guilty-by.html

Labour peer, Greville Janner has long been named as a paedophile who buggered a care-boy for years.

Daniel Finkelstein must have been aware of the accusations against Janner but, for some unknown reason, posted the following tweet:

Watching Greville Janner in 1970 election prog. Attractive, incisive, intelligent, moderate. How did he not end up one of Lab’s leaders?”

Following the death of Jill Dando, a new research centre in her name was formed:

The UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science is the first Institute in the world devoted to Crime Science. Research is concentrated on new ways to cut crime and increase security ” .

By a strange twist, the Board of the Institute is run by none other than Nick Ross and Professor Anthony Finkelstein.

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/jdi/people/tabbed-box/board

Anthony Finkelstein is Daniel Finkelstein’s brother.

https://thecolemanexperience.wordpress.com/2014/04/17/mazel-tov-danny-finkelstein/

The Tory research company ‘Policy Exchange Ltd’ is also registered at:

11-15 Acre House
William Road
London
United Kingdom
NW1 3ER

https://companycheck.co.uk/company/04297905/POLICY-EXCHANGE-LIMITED/companies-house-data

Its directors include Danny Finkelstein, Michael Gove, Iain Dale and Francis Maude.

Iain Dale presents the right-wing LBC radio show.

http://www.lbc.co.uk/iain-dale-28133

LBC was formed by disgraced Westminster Council leader, Shirley ‘I’ve legged it to Tel-Aviv’ Porter.

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Greville Janner’s HET

From Iain Dale’s blog – There won’t be much normal blogging today as I am on a day trip to Krakow, to visit Auschwitz with the Holocaust Educational Trust

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LBC radio presenter Iain Dale

A brief stint as a member of the Liberal Party was brought to a swift end by the influence of Margaret Thatcher.

“She inspired me to get involved properly in politics. She was an amazing leader, and a leader for that time – Britain needed a strong leader who was going to carry out some important surgery to the economy.

“She turned the economy round in a way that people now don’t seem to appreciate. She was the greatest prime minister this country has had since the war.”

In 2002, he would sit next to her during an event in London; “she was very good company” he recalled.

Mr Dale founded his university’s Conservative Association and worked as a research assistant to Tory MP for Norwich North, Patrick Thompson after graduation.

Biteback, published Nigel Farage’s autobiography Flying Free and is publishing his forthcoming work The Purple Revolution;

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1987 Iain Dale – I spent two years working in the House of Commons after leaving university in the summer of 1985. I was working for two Tory MPs, Patrick Thompson (Norwich North) and Robert Key (Salisbury).

I very nearly became Special Adviser to Norman Fowler, the Employment Secretary, who had been impressed with my work for the port employers. But he the went and resigned to spend more time with his family. They asked me if I’d be interested in working for Michael Howard, his successor. “No,” I said. “I don’t think we’d get on.” I could have been David Cameron…! I was then offered the job of Dame Shirley Porter’s re-election campaign manager. They wouldn’t pay me what I wanted so I declined. A narrow escape. I then had three interviews with Ian Greer Associates. I shall never forget a giant poodle walking into the room during one of the interviews. I was offered a post, but there was some instinct that told me it just wouldn’t work. Another narrow escape. The next job to come along was as a consultant at the giant PR firm Charles Barker. I was charmed into taking the job by Evie Soames, a doyen of the lobbying industry. Nick Herbert was her star employee at the time. I hated it. I hated being used as a pimp. Vauxhall Motors were a client. All they wanted to do was be photographed with the Transport Secretary Cecil Parkinson. (Even after Parkinson’s disgrace, Thatcher remained loyal to her party’s fallen idol, bringing him back into her government in 1987 as energy and then transport secretary.)

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(Patrick Thompson had been a PPS at the Department of Transport)

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1985–87 – Iain Dale did research for 

Patrick Thompson Conservative Association MP for Norwich North 1983–97

While working for Patrick Thompson MP, Thompson was accused of selling access to ministers 6 Nov 1986

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Iain Dale and disgraced Jeffrey Archer

1986 time frame

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^ Scandals…Michael Heseltine and Jeffrey Archer (Both helped finance Harvey Proctor’s shop)…

Leon Brittan, Patrick Thompson

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Prior to becoming an mp, Patrick Thompson was a school teacher.

Hugh Patrick Thompson (b. 1935), MP for Norwich North (Con) (1983–97), frmr Master at Manchester GS and Gresham’s

Town Close House Educational Trust Limitedwas a director along with Stella Rimmington, former Director General of MI5, a position she held from 1992 to 1996

Companies Associated with Hugh Patrick Thompson 1992- 97

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Appointment Date
Status
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Member Of Parliament
Saturday 23 May 1992 – Wednesday 31 December 1997
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Patrick Thompson (assistant master, Physics, 1965–1983), Gresham’s School

Gresham’s School has its own masonic lodge

Most Gresham’s students are boarders and live in one of the school’s seven houses.

Edinburgh house was opened by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the school’s Patron, after whom it is named.

Britten House, named after the composer Benjamin Britten who boarded at the school 1928-30, is an extension of the former school Sanatorium, designed by William Henry Ansell. Britten was often ill and did much early composition in the Sanatorium, including A Hymn to the Virgin.[33] This house has been renamed Queens’.

In February 2005, Gresham’s School’s 450th anniversary was marked by a service at Norwich Cathedral attended by the school’s Patron, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh


 

Robert Key MP – the other MP whom, Iain Dale did research for:

1987 Iain Dale – I spent two years working in the House of Commons after leaving university in the summer of 1985. I was working for two Tory MPs, Patrick Thompson (Norwich North) and Robert Key (Salisbury)

I spent a few months working as Robert’s researcher back in 1986 and he has been a great servant to the Party over the years.

He was a junior minister in the Major government and has been a superb constituency MP

Robert Key was Political Secretary to Edward Heath (1984-85), and Parliamentary Private Secretary to Alick Buchanan-Smith as the Minister of State for Energy (1985-87)
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PPS to  Chris Patten MP as Minister for Overseas Development (1987-89) and as Secretary of State for the Environment (1989-90).
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Mr Key didn’t get involved in politics until he was 29. He’d studied music at Clare College, Cambridge, where his student days were free of politics, before going on to teach economics.
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Another Harvey Proctor friend and supporter, Matthew Parris, also attended Clare College Cambridge.
Matthew Parris pictured here with Iain Dale, Lord David Steel, Gerald Kauman MP
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Parris is another one who refers to allegations of the (historic) sexual abuse of children by public figures. as a “panic”…
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What kind of idiot tries to stand in the way of a national child abuse panic? I do

I know the rumours. I think they’re mostly nonsense.

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From an interview with Iain Dale and Matthew Parris:
Parris:
When it came to Margaret Thatcher, she did seem a person who would do that. I had already become a Conservative, but then I became enthusiastic about it.
Dale: How did you get to work for her?

I was sent over by Chris Patten. I was working for the Conservative Research Department. Chris sent me over to what was considered in the CRD
, who were a bit sniffy about Mrs Thatcher in the early days, a very unpleasant job which was answering her letters from the general public. I was her correspondence clerk for her last two years in opposition, which I also cocked up.

Robert Key:
I had worked for Chris Patten when he was Secretary of State for International Development, both as his parliamentary secretary and later as a minister

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Robert Key MP -PPS to  Ted Heath 

Assistant master: Loretto School, Edinburgh 1967-69


Sex abuse scandal at Loretto School

After leaving Loretto in 1967 – it is not clear whether he was sacked or resigned – Mr Ray-Hills moved to Cheam Preparatory School in Newbury, where former pupils include Prince Charles and Prince Philip.

However, the scandal followed him south and he was asked to leave there.

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In 2001, film director Don Boyd claimed he had been sexually abused by former master Guy Anthony Ray-Hills.

Ray-Hills was charged with a string of sex offences but the case was dropped on grounds of his ill health.

Sexually abused during his time at Loretto School, Don Boyd returns to Edinburgh
He agrees that ultimately Loretto failed him – and other boys abused by Ray-Hills during the 16 years he taught at the Musselburgh school.

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Loretto School- Its former pupils including transport secretary Alistair Darling, former Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont and MSP Fergus Ewing.


Robert Key taught economics at Harrow School from 1969–83.

Mr Key didn’t get involved in politics until he was 29. He’d studied music at Clare College, Cambridge, where his student days were free of politics, before going on to teach economics.

But it was in a teaching position at Harrow that he came very close, on a daily basis, to the political world.

“I was teaching a lot of children of politicians there.

“My mark book every morning included people like Thatcher, Hestletine, Churchill… I hadn’t got a chance of not getting interested in politics.”

Mr Key went on to become Ted Heath’s Private Parliamentary Secretary.

“I had some wonderful years with Ted Heath. I was his PPS for nearly two years during which time I found him his house in Salisbury and brought him down here which he absolutely adored.

“It was the first house he’d owned in his life.

“I also had the experience of finding out what it was that motivated that man.

“It was wonderful hearing what he was doing when he was my age and younger, going off to Germany to see the Hitler rallies to see what was brewing.

So what now for a man who has spent so much of his life involved in politics?

A member of Wessex Archaeology, Mr Key will be continuing his work to improve ancient heritage sites – most notably Stonehenge.

“I’ll be doing stuff with the Cathedral and the Diocese. I’ll be involved in the selection of a new Bishop.

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Key has been MP for Salisbury since 1983 and was a parliamentary private secretary in Margaret Thatcher’s government.

The former teacher became a junior minister for the environment and, later, transport under John Major. He served as a shadow minister between 1997 and 2003.

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Robert Key resigns as trustee of former prime minister Sir Edward Heath’s charity in funding row

Key stepped down after a last-minute business plan was put forward to re-open the late Sir Edward Heath’s historical Salisbury property to the public this summer. Key opposed the proposition, claiming the £7 million house should instead be sold with the money being used for grants for young people with interests in music and sailing.

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Robert is a member of the Council of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Back to Patrick Thompson’s researcher – Iain Dale:

Iain Dale, a publisher who before landing his job at LBC tried and failed to be selected to fight a Conservative parliamentary seat.

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In 1997,  Iain Dale opened Politico’s Bookstore and Coffee House in the heart of Westminster, selling a mix of political books, memorabilia and novelty items.

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Jeremy Thorpe and paedophile Cyril Smith – good friends

Cyril Smith – Liberal MP for Rochdale, who was recently exposed as a serial child abuser

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Harvey Proctor’s former solicitor Sir David Napley

a reputation as the unofficial solicitor to the establishment

 Sir David Napley–  famous cases

Jeremy Thorpe and Harvey Proctor, diplomat paedophile Sir Peter Hayman of PIE,

Princess Michael of Kent, murderer Jeremy Bamber and the family of

Italian banker Roberto Calvi, found hanging under London’s Blackfriars

Bridge, Guinness...

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Sir David Napley is something of a specialist in delicate cases of this kind. His previous clients included Jeremy Thorpe QC, the bi-sexual former leader of the Liberal Party, who entertained murderous thoughts about his indiscreet former lover, Norman Scott, and who employed hit-men to frighten Scott by shooting his dog; Harvey Proctor, the Gay right wing former Conservative MP who consorted with teenage rent-boys in order to live out his teacher/schoolboy caning fantasies; and an unfortunate senior police officer, Commander Trestrail, the personal bodyguard of H.M. The Queen, who was unlucky in his choice of a gay bar pick-up . . . to mention but three.

Shortly after Napley issued his statement about Janner, the then Director of Public Prosecutions, Alan Green, “let it be known” that Janner had nothing to fear as far as prosecution was concerned “for lack of evidence”. Yet, according to Chaney, Paul Winston had been able to provide the Police with information about Janner’s home, hotel rooms, life, habits and person in such intimate and verifiable detail that it could not possibly have been invented and which he could only have come to know as a result of an illicit relationship.

  Greens rush to Janners aid

Allan Green DPP soliciting prostitutes at Kings Cross – Green came to police attention as a regular nuisance in the area and they issued him with a formal warning. This leaked to the press not long after he had intervened in the Janner affair. The scandal prompted his resignation and his wife’s suicide.

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Hours before his encounter with the police at King’s Cross on Wednesday night, Sir Allan Green., QC, joined the crush at the Groucho Club in Soho…Sir Allan – the Green family business, Windsmoor, Green was a director of the company until his appointment as DPP

The Sydney Morning Herald Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Tuesday, May 2, 1995 – Page 27

Margaret Thatcher was adamant officials should not publicly name Sir Peter Hayman, a senior diplomat connected to a paedophile scandal, even after she had been fully briefed on his activities, examination of formerly secret papers released to the National Archives shows.

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Isnt it weird that Sir David Napley was both solicitor to Sir Peter Hayman and a certain prominent ex-mp, (Proctor) fond of spanking


JEREMY THORPE: NYE Requests Attempted Murder & Suspicious Disappearance Investigation Re-Opened

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Thorpe was a close friend of Princess Margaret and of Anthony Armstrong-Jones. Thorpe was at one time under consideration to be Armstrong-Jones’s best man when he married Princess Margaret, but enquiries with Devon & Cornwall Police revealed that he was known to be homosexual. He remained close friends with the Royal couple, nevertheless.

MI5 would have had a close interest in Thorpe. Certainly, no Detective from Essex CID in a local station would have interviewed and taken a statement from a suspect in a serious crime being investigated by Devon & Cornwall Police, that involved a prominent MP. This would certainly have been within the remit of Special Branch only.

In turn the Branch would not have got involved without the express consent of MI5. The conclusion is inescapable that the detectives that interviewed Mr Meighan in Brentwood Police Station were from the Metropolitan Police Special Branch, operating on the orders of MI5.

http://nyenquirer.uk/jeremy-thorpe-nye-requests-attempted-murder-suspicious-disappearance-investigation-re-opened/

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Paedophile Clement Freud and Jeremy Thorpe

Iain Dale: Back in the early 1970s my mother used to be besotted with Jeremy Thorpe and was a Liberal voter until the, er, events of the mid 1970s.

My sister then got to know him in the 1980s through his work at the United Nations Association. So to publish his book was an experience I shall never forget, but it was largely down to Marion, as well as Jeremy, that I shall treasure that time,

John and I became quite friendly with them and enjoyed several meals at Orme Square and we stayed at their beloved North Devon home one weekend…

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August 30, 2006 –Iain Dale pictured outside his Politicos shop with Jeremy Thorpe

Iain went on to re-publishRecollections of an errant politician’, Jeremy Thorpe ‘In My Own Time’)

Clockmaker Keith Harding played vital role in Britain’s biggest child sex ring

Jeremy Thorpe, along with Leon Brittan and paedophile Sir Cyril Smith used to visit PIE member Keith Harding at his antique shop.

One of Harding‘s staff, who worked for him between 1980 and 1987, said: “Leon Brittan and Cyril Smith were both regular visitors to the shop.Usually they would come in via the side door, other times they would ring the bell at the front entrance and come in.
“They’d straight away ask for Keith who would be coming down the stairs. “Then they would then either go up to his office for a private meeting or they’d go out for several hours.”

A former worker said: “The shop had many high profile customers, including the Royals, because we were one of the few antique dealers in the world that specialised in restoring clocks, music boxes and automatons. 

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Harding was a paedophile, GCHQ Freemason, friend of Sir Jimmy Savile.

A PIE list seized in 1984 records Harding as member 329 and his address as Hornsey Road, Holloway, north London.

Others who visited Harding’s shop were key members of the vile Paedophile Information Exchange…

including  Tom O’ Carroll and Steven Adrian Smith:
Steven Adrian Smith (who worked at the Home Office and kept PIE files stored there)
He boasted that he ran the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE) from behind his desk at the Home Office

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Diplomat Sir Peter Hayman was a member of PIE

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Isnt it weird that Sir David Napley was both solicitor to Sir Peter Hayman and a certain prominent ex-mp, (Proctor) fond of spanking


The clientele at his bookshop …I saw Diane Abbot, Peter Oborne and (I think) a wind-swept Simon Jenkins doing their shopping

 Via his Politico’s bookstore, which held events – he schmoozed with all the bigwigs

A BOOKSHOP site that was once a meeting ground for Britain’s leading politicians is poised to see its shutters pulled down for good this week.

David Cameron, Alastair Campbell and Ken Livingstone were among the figures who shopped at the independent store in Artillery Row, off Victoria Street, which housed the famous Politico’s bookstore until 2004.

Iain Dale, the blogger and the former owner of Politico’s, said a star-studded list of political figures would make the short walk from the House of Commons to join book launches and debates at the shop.

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The Greatest Experiences of My Life

Dinner with Margaret Thatcher
To celebrate Politico’s fifth birthday we organised a dinner at The Savoy in early 2002. Margaret Thatcher was to be the guest of honour. However, three weeks before the event she suffered a stroke and was banned from speaking in public. She, Denis and Carol still came, however. I sat next to the Iron Lady throughout and she was very good company, and quite funny. I was told I had to stop her grabbing the microphone, and I was successful in this until right at the end of the meal she made a beeline from the podium to thank the assembled throngs. All I remember was putting my arm around her waist and pulling her away!

Being Selected in North Norfolk
It was September 28 2003. I had told the North Norfolk Conservatives selection committee I was gay, and the 200 people at the general meeting selected me, giving me 66% of the vote on the first ballot. I walked away from that meeting as if I was floating on air. I remember Theresa May calling to congratulate me.

Meeting the Queen
Back in 2002 John and I were invited to a reception for the book industry at Buckingham Palace. There were 800 people present so I doubted we would actually get to meet Her Majesty. John, who is normally not one to push himself forward, worked out that if we stood in a certain place, The Queen would have to walk past. So that’s where we plonked ourselves and sure enough, a few minutes later we found ourselves talking to her. She was very easy to talk to and I remember her throwing her head back and laughing uproariously at something I said. Sadly I can’t remember what it was. We explained that our bookshop was only a few hundred yards away from the Palace in Artillery Row, but she clearly had no idea where that was. Why should she? I also remember her being incredibly tiny, and people trying to inveigle themselves into the conversation.

Visiting Number Ten for the First Time
My first tentative footstep into the political arena was to set up a Conservative organization in 1982 at the very left-wing University of East Anglia. Only a few months later followed my first encounter with Margaret Thatcher when she invited the chairmen of the various University Conservative Associations to a reception at Number Ten. For a country boy like me, it was unbelievable to have been invited and it was something I had been looking forward to for months. Just to climb those stairs, with the portraits of all past Prime Ministers on the walls was worth the trip on its own. And there at the top of the stairs was the Prime Minister. She had obviously perfected the art of welcoming people to receptions and as she shook you by the hand and wished you a good evening, she moved you on into the room without you even knowing she was doing it. Most of the Cabinet were there – I remember discussing with Cecil Parkinson the number of free running shoes he had been sent after a recent profile had announced to the world that he was a keen runner. He offered me a pair but it turned out his feet were much smaller than mine! We were constantly plied with wine and I made a mental note to stop at two glasses. But after the second glass was emptied I felt rather self-conscious without a glass in my hand so grabbed another. Just as the Prime Minister walked by I took a sip. All I remember is my stomach heaving and me thinking that I was about to throw up at the Prime Minister’s feet, thus ending a glorious political career which had hardly got off the ground. Luckily I managed to control my stomach and all was well. It turned out that it was whisky in the glass, rather than white wine.

First trip to the USA
When i was working for Patrick Thompson MP at the House of Commons he had an intern called Mark Milosch. In the summer of 1987 I went to visit Mark in Ann Arbor in Michigan for a month. And what a month it was. We spent ten days of it embarking on a 3,000 mile trip right round America, starting in Detroit, heading up to northern Michigan, across the northern states to the Badlands and Yellowstone, down through Utah, into Arizona, through the Grand Canyon, into Texas, visiting Southfork (!) and heading back to Michigan via Memphis and Kentucky. And all in a ten year old Buick. An experience of a lifetime.

(2016 U.S. Helsinki Commission : Dr. Milosch was appointed Chief of Staff by Commission Chairman Rep. Chris Smith. He is responsible to work with Commission staff in achieving the Chairman’s goals, and for liaison on behalf of the Chairman with Commissioners, other Members of Congress, the executive branch, foreign governments, and intergovernmental organizations and NGOs. He also advises the Chairman on foreign policy toward the OSCE and the organization’s 57 participating states, as well as partner states. He serves as Chairman Smith’s principal advisor regarding the Commission’s program of hearings, briefings, special events, and advocacy on human rights, commercial and security issues connected to the OSCE.

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Trip to Rwanda
Back in July 2007 I joined Andrew Mitchell and 50 volunteers for a 5 day trip to Rwanda. I was there to film a documentary for 18 Doughty Street internet TV. The volunteers were there to take part in social action projects. What a fascinating country. I kept a diary. Click on the links. Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5

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First day working at the House of Commons

Back in the summer of 1985 my first job out of university was being research assistant to Norwich North MP Patrick Thompson. On my first day I remember waling down the corridor which leads from Central Lobby in the Houses of Parliament to the House of Lords and encountering former PM James Callaghan and ex President Gerald Ford walking the other way. I remember being in complete awe and wondering what a boy from Essex was doing working in a place like that. After three weeks I got used to it but there’s still that little bit of a thrill whenever I walk into the building.

Opening Politico’s Bookstore
In May 1996 I left my job at The Waterfront Partnership very acrimoniously. I decided to open a political bookshop in Westminster which is what I did in February 1997.

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Like Harvey Proctor, Iain Dale is good friends with the Christine and Neil Hamilton 

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Neil Hamilton

In 1992 Neil Hamilton and Harvey Proctor were the victims of two ‘Gay bashers’.

In July last year, Neil Hamilton, a trade minister, and his wife, Christine, were visiting a shirt shop in Richmond, southwest London, owned by Harvey Proctor, who resigned as MP for Billericay in 1987 after being involved in a sex scandal. Isleworth Crown Court, west London, was told that James Coomber and David Parker entered the shop and became abusive, asking Mr Proctor: “Have you any ties for tying up rent boys before you spank them?”

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Neil and Christine Hamilton

Iain Dale, Christine Hamilton and John Simmons, Iain Dale,

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Esther Rantzen and Christine Hamilton…Gyles Brandreth

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Gyles Brandreth – part of Lord Longford’s porno junket – (which included Jimmy Savile and Cliff Richards)…

Something weird about Louis Theroux

Ambiguous moral quality’: Louis with Christine and Neil Hamilton

Nothing has upset me this much in a long time’: Viewers are ‘sickened’ by Louis Theroux’s new Jimmy Savile documentary claiming he was ‘duped’ by the paedophile 14 years ago

  • Claims he knew there was something amiss and was trying to expose it
  • Some viewers sympathetic, but others questioned how he’d been duped 

‘Hmm, Louise Theroux was “hoowinked” and played”,’ he wrote. ‘Some basic research among BBC staff was beyond the master interviewer?’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3819383/Viewers-left-sickened-Louis-Theroux-Saville-documentary.html#ixzz4QDqyl08z

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Maureen Lipman (Champney’s Henlow Grange client), Iain Dale and Christine Hamilton

Iain Dale, Christine Hamilton & John Simmons

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In 2001, Derek Laud provided an alibi for his friends Neil and Christine Hamilton when they were accused by Nadine Milroy-Sloan of sexual assault.

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Laud is still to this very day, very good friends with the Hamiltons. Their long  friendship had first begun in the early 1980’s when Laud had worked for Strategy Network International (SNI), a lobbying company linked with apartheid South Africa and UNITA, the Angolan armed opposition group.

It would seem that Laud had recommended the recruitment of both Neil Hamilton  and his fellow Tory MP Michael Colvin  as consultants for SNI.

In the late 1980s and early 1990s Strategy Network International paid for Conservative MPs to visit South Africa. Conservative MPs Neil Hamilton and both failed to declare the trips on the members register of interests. Former Prime Minister David Cameron also took advantage of a Strategy Network International trip to South Africa in 1989. The trip was offered to the Conservative Research Department by Derek Laud, who was employed by SNI and was later a contestant on the reality tv series Big Brother.

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A close friend of Harvey Proctor was Wilf Proudfoot, PPS to Keith Joseph.

Wilf’s secretary was Christine Hamilton.

Wilf Proudfoot was a prominent North Yorkshire businessman, well known for his ownership of the Proudfoot supermarket chain and Radio 270.

Radio 270 broadcast advertisements supporting Conservative party candidates in the Scarborough municipal elections of 1967. Harvey Proctor, then Chairman of the University of York Conservative Society, made regular half hour current affairs broadcasts.

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Iain Dale, MD of Biteback Publishing, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Kids by Camila Batmanghelidjh, the founder of Kids Company, from Caroline …

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Another book from Iain Dale’s publishing company –  in the “poor me, it’s all a witch-hunt” genre…

Hillsborough families criticise police chief over witch-hunt claim in book

Sir Norman Bettison claims in Hillsborough Untold that there was never a conspiracy to blame supporters for the disaster

Sir Norman Bettison, the former chief constable of Merseyside police, has been criticised by families of people unlawfully killed at Hillsborough in 1989 for writing a book about the disaster in which he portrays himself as the victim of a witch-hunt.

and another :

When the news broke last weekend that Britain’s Nick Ross, of “Crimewatch” fame, made some controversial statements about rape, I assumed we were seeing a return to the debate last raised by Ken Clarke when he was justice secretary, as to whether society should recognize in law that there are varying levels of severity with rape.

There are few crimes more severe than rape, as beyond the act itself, the perpetrator is submitting the victim to a lifetime of mental anguish that can often, sadly, lead to a lifetime of depression and self-loathing.

…the released excerpts then descend into little other than a bizarre rant that seemingly places the blame for rape on scantily clad women — comparing them to “a laptop left on the backseat of a car.”

It became the subject of a call-in show the other night with Iain Dale, who it was revealed was the publisher of the book (via Biteback Publishing). Dale said Ross “has a point,” and then took to haplessly defending its stance — which prompted a tirade of righteous disagreement and indignation from callers.

The exchange, thankfully, served to make a mockery of his and Ross’ position

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Iain Dale and Esther Rantzen

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Iain Dale and former PIE- affiliated Liberty/NCCL lawyer Harriet Harman

July 7 2014

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Harriet Harman

Harman’s pressure group advertised for members in magazine for paedophiles: New evidence links NCCL to PIE while Harriet was legal chief

  • Abuse group leader, Tom O’Carroll said: they didn’t try and make us leave
  • Appeal for members was published in ‘Year of the Child’ edition in 1979
  • Former minister Patricia Hewitt shared platform with PIE leader in 1977
  • Three senior Labour figures all held key roles in the council
  • Group granted ‘affiliate’ status to the group of predatory paedophiles

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Iain Dale Is Wasting Money

Iain Dale- his first Audi Cabriolet, which had had only one previous lady owner, Princess Diana.

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Ann Widdecombe defends child abuse The Catholic Herald 14-06-13, p3

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Father Michael Seed, Canon Malcolm Widdecombe (Ann’s brother) and Ann Widdecombe
Ann’s brother, Malcolm (1937–2010), who was an Anglican Canon in Bristol. Her nephew, Rev Roger Widdecombe, is an Anglican priest. in Cheltenham[45]
Father Michael Seed – Great friend of Anne Widdecombe

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Blair’s confessor: An audience with Father Michael Seed

…according to his great friend Ann Widdecombe, whom he received into the Catholic Church, is “the missionary to celebrities”

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Father Seed – Tony Blair’s priest fixed papal knighthoods for cash: Senior Catholic took up to £50k donations for honours

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1370323/Tony-Blairs-priest-fixed-papal-knighthoods-cash.html#ixzz4Qj7hgDKM

Prosecutors’ failure ‘left Cyril Smith free to go on abusing boys’ at second children’s home as late as 1980

In 2007, Father Michael Seed, 55, wrote a book, in which he detailed sexual abuse in the school where he had been a pupil. He was unavailable for comment last night.

Cyril Smith’s Knowl View: Abuse ‘beyond horror’ says Tony Blair’s priest

Father Michael Seed, 57, started at the school in 1970 and said he was abused by the one person from the school to be jailed for abuse.

The priest said he was interviewed by police about the school in the 1990s.

He has also been asked to provide evidence for Rochdale Council’s internal investigation into the school.

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Edwina Currie and Iain Dale  are friends and his Biteback Publishing company published her book.
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Edwina Currie: I have nothing to hide over Jimmy Savile

Edwina Currie has claimed she has ‘nothing to hide’ after it emerged she appointed Jimmy Savile as head of a taskforce at Broadmoor high security psychiatric hospital where victims say they were abused.

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Edwina Currie and noted pederast Sir Peter Morrison

EDWINA CURRIE, the former Conservative minister, has claimed that a leading Tory MP, Sir Peter Morrison, during Margaret Thatcher’s era had sex with underage boys — and senior party members had covered up for him.

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More on Benjamin Britten/Gresham School: ….

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Benjamin Britten with fellow composer Lennox Berkeley and some boys from Westminster Cathedral Choir School on a Norfolk beach in 1961

Britten – Gresham – Boy-Lovers

Peter Righton’s Diaries: Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears and Michael Davidson –

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Walter Greatorex – ran the music dept who taught Britten at the school.  Greatorex introduced the 26-yr old Davidson to the then 16 yr old W.H. Auden

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The important information is the following: in Righton’s diaries, he frequently referred to Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears and Michael Davidson as ‘fellow boy-lovers’, and also spoke of how important to him (Righton) were their get-togethers at Snape Maltings.

Both Richard Alston and Peter Righton are also thanked in the preface to Donald Mitchell’s book Britten and Auden in the Thirties: The Year 1936: The T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures delivered in the University of Kent at Canterbury in November 1979 (London: Faber, 1981):

I am much indebted to Richard Alston without whose dedicated editorial assistance I should have found it difficult to see this revised edition through the press. [….] and to Peter Righton for correcting proofs.

Righton is also listed as a translator of some text in Mitchell’s facsimile edition of Mahler’s Seventh Symphony (Amsterdam: Rosbeek Publishers, 1995), and of some of Donald Mitchell and Andrew Nicholson (eds), The Mahler Companion (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999). Mitchell was very close to Britten, edited the first major study of his work, Benjamin Britten : a commentary on his works from a group of specialists (London: Rockliff, 1952), and later became Britten’s principal publisher at Faber Music, becoming a senior trustee of the Britten-Pears Foundation after Britten’s death in 1976. He has also been general editor of the major collections of Britten’s letters and diaries published by Faber & Faber.

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Teenager found dead in dormitory at boarding school – Gresham

Miss Haley was a boarder at the school’s Britten House.  She was a keen artist whose work was entered into this year’s Saatchi gallery schools art prize.

It has been touted by some locals as a potential future school for Prince George and Princess Charlotte who live nearby at Anmer Hall on the Sandringham estate.

The Duchess of Cambridge met young pupils from the school in March when she opened the new East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices shop in Holt.

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Teacher jailed for having affair with pupil, 15

2000

Court heard that Tapply, who was educated at Hull University, began teaching at Gresham’s School in Holt in 1985.

As well as teaching, he coached girls’ hockey teams and specialised in supervising adventure trips for pupils.

As head of religious education, this child was in his care and in his trust and was vulnerable at the time.”

Tapply, who has been in custody since he was arrested last May, is expected to be released by November after serving half his sentence. John Arkell, headmaster at Gresham’s, said that although Tapply’s behaviour was “deceitful” there was little the school could have done to prevent it.

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Former Gresham teacher Patrick Thompson’s Early Day Motions

26/11/1996 Signed EDM 225

PRINCE’S YOUTH BUSINESS TRUST

That this House, noting that the Prince’s Youth Business Trust is 10 years old, views with approval its continuing contribution to the creation of small enterprises by young people in all parts of England, Wales and Northern Ireland; recognises the importance of the Trust’s support which enables young people to develop their self-confidence, achieve economic independence, fulfil their ambitions and contribute to the communities in which they live; records that, since its launch, the Trust has helped more than 32,000 young people to make the transition from unemployment to viable self-employment; congratulates the volunteers and staff of the Trust and those individuals, companies, trusts and foundations, together with local and central government, whose gifts in cash and in kind make the vital work of the Trust possible; congratulates the Trust on achieving 10 years of growing success since its foundation in 1986; and commends the work of the Trust to the interest and support of all honourable Members.

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Some other notable signers to the EDM- Peter Bottomley, Diane Abbott, Paul Boateng, Greville Janner, Tim Rathbone – he wrote a letter in support of paedophile Bishop Peter Ball


Iain Dale

Radio Presenter at LBC 97.3

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Media Production
Current
  1. LBC 97.3,
  2. Biteback Publishing,
  3. West Ham Till I Die
Previous
  1. Biteback Media,
  2. 18 Doughty Street.com,
  3. Politico’s Bookstore
Education
  1. University of East Anglia

Experience

  • Radio Presenter

    LBC 97.3
    September 2010 – Present (6 years 3 months)

    I present the Drivetime show, weekeday evenings 4-8pm on LBC 97.3

  • Managing Director

    Biteback Publishing
    July 2009 – Present (7 years 5 months)
  • Editor

    West Ham Till I Die
    February 2006 – Present (10 years 10 months) London, United Kingdom

    I am the owner and editor of http://www.westhamtillidie.com, the premier West Ham blog.

  • Managing Director

    Biteback Media
    January 2008 – December 2012 (5 years)
  • Presenter

    18 Doughty Street.com
    July 2006 – December 2007 (1 year 6 months)
  • Managing Director

    Politico’s Bookstore
    February 1997 – August 2006 (9 years 7 months)
  • Chief of Staff to

    Rt Hon David Davis MP
    May 2005 – December 2005 (8 months)
  • Managing Director

    Politico’s Publishing
    June 1998 – August 2004 (6 years 3 months)
  • Co-Founder & Deputy Managing Director

    The Waterfront Conference Company
    January 1991 – May 1996 (5 years 5 months)
  • Co-Founder & Deputy Managing Director

    The Waterfront Partnership
    August 1990 – May 1996 (5 years 10 months)
  • Public Affairs Manager

    National Association of Port Employers
    October 1987 – December 1990 (3 years 3 months)
  • Insurance Correspondent

    Lloyd’s List
    April 1990 – August 1990 (5 months)
  • Public Affairs Executive

    Charles Barker Corporate Communications GmbH
    January 1990 – March 1990 (3 months)
  • Public Affairs Manager

    British Ports Federation
    October 1987 – December 1989 (2 years 3 months)
  • Parliamentary Researcher

    Patrick Thompson MP
    October 1985 – August 1987 (1 year 11 months)

Education

Interests

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/iain-dale-1a076247


Chief of staff to David Davis MP May 2005 – December 2005

David Davis MP had his phone hacked.


Prior to going to university Iain Dale spent his gap year as a nursing assistant while working in a hospital for paraplegics at the Werner Wicker Klinik in West Germany. During his degree course he spent a year teaching English at the Gymnasium Besigheim.

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VIP abuse accuser ‘manipulated by news website Exaro’

November 11 2016,

Detectives investigating the man who made false allegations about a Westminster paedophile ring have been told that he was manipulated by a news website.

Northumbria police have been asked to investigate whether the complainant, identified only as Nick, fabricated allegations against figures including Lord Brittan of Spennithorne, the late home secretary, and Lord Bramall, the former chief of the defence staff.

It is understood that officers will investigate the relationship between Nick and the Exaro website, which was first to publish his allegations before it closed in July.

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tom_watson (Labour) retweeted @ExaroNews : then deleted 1 year later

RT @ExaroNews: Tony McSweeney, who worked as priest at Grafton Close children’s home, has just been jailed for three years. #Fernbridge

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Tim Pendry founded Exaro in 2012, he’s a director of the British Syrian Society, as are David Steel, Lord Henniker’s son-in-law, Wafic Said & assorted diplomats, arms dealers & spooks. He’s the nephew of alleged offender Lord Tom Pendry (friend of convicted paedophile Stuart Hall) & worked for a pressure group financed by the Goldsmith family. In the early 90’s he was a leading figure in DEMOS which he himself said was used for ‘much more sinister political ends’ by what he terms the ‘centralist national security state.’

THEY ARE GATEKEEPERS WORKING FOR THE SECURITY SERVICES.

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 After so much data gathered Exaro folded leaving a lot of promises that investigation will continue & the data wouldn’t be wasted. Has it?

 

 Limited hangout.


Exaro promoters – Iain Dale, LB, James O’Brien

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Ardingly College/Chichester Diocese/ School Paedophile Rings/PIE

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Convicted paedophile Richard Alston (left) “married” to Peter Righton of PIE Paedophile Information Exchange

Diplomat brother Robert Alston (right)

Richard Alston:

(abused children with PIE members Peter Righton and former British Council teacher Charles Napier

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Diplomat brother Robert Alston:

Former governor and alumnus of Ardingly College


Convicted paedophile Bishop Peter Ball was

Chaplain at Ardingly 1990-94


Convicted paedophile Bishop Peter Ball

was also investigated as part of a ring.


The newly released documents also suggest Ball associated with other known sex offenders in the clergy and was investigated in 2008 for being part of suspected pedophile ring.

The documents show Ball covered for and helped priests accused of sex abuse.

Current Archbishop Justin Welby launched an independent review into the Church of England’s response to the allegations.

A spokesperson for Lord Carey declined to comment.

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Robert Alston:

Robert Alston – Chairman of the Council of Ardingly College 2005-10

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Since retiring from the Diplomatic Service Robert Alston has been involved with the Church – on the staff of Archbishop George Carey from 1999-2002.

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Bishop Carey  and Bishop Peter Ball

George Carey, who was archbishop of Canterbury at the time when police were investigating claims of sexual abuse by Peter Ball, wrote letters of support, to the director of public prosecutions and the chief constable of Gloucester police in February 1993.

Carey wrote of Ball’s “excruciating pain and spiritual torment” and the implications for the state of his mental health.


The two letters from Carey to the Chief Constable. The first is a handwritten composition in which he say he has the highest regard for Peter Ball who is a ‘Godly man.’ 

1993

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/31/archbishop-and-mps-wrote-in-support-of-accused-bishop-foi-request-reveals

This second letter from Carey to the Chief Constable is simply extraordinary.

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1993

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Ball escaped prosecution at the time, resigned his post as bishop and retired to a cottage provided by Prince Charles, Prince of Wales’s Duchy of Cornwall estate.

After a fresh investigation was opened in 2012, Ball, now 83, was sentenced to 32 months in prison in October 2015 after pleading guilty to abusing 18 vulnerable young men between 1977 and 1992.

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2006 – Peter Ball former Bishop of Lewes with his good friends Prince Charles and Camilla at a memorial for her father Bruce Shand

Peter Ball ‘preached at the funeral of Camilla’s father’s in 2006, which indicates his standing in their household.’

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2005 The wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Shand attended by Bishop Peter Ball

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Robert Alston

Since retiring from the Diplomatic Service he has been involved with education (as Chairman of the Council of Ardingly College from 2005-10 and Chairman of the Governing Body of the Marsh Academy New Romney from 2007-13); the Church (on the staff of Archbishop George Carey from 1999-2002; the Commonwealth Institute and its successor the Commonwealth Education Trust; the Pilgrims, where he serves as a member of the Executive Committee; and the County of Kent as a Kent Ambassador and a Deputy Lieutenant from 2007-13.

He became a Freeman of the World Traders (on the firm recommendation of Past Master Peter Gadsden) in 2000, and progressed through the Company to the Mastership in 2007-8. For him highlights of his year were the Sheep Drive across London Bridge in aid of the Lord Mayor’s charities (the brainchild of his wife Pat, also a Liveryman of the Company), and leading a delegation of World Traders to accompany Lord Mayor David Lewis on his official visit to Oman.

http://www.world-traders.org/profileAlston.php

Led by Freeman Hon causa Pat Alston ONZM, in the organisation of the 2008 London Bridge Sheep Drive which raised more than £50,000 for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

http://www.world-traders.org/profileAlston.php

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In 2008 two charity sheep drives were held, and in 2012 Cilla Black and Cherie Blair were among those who led a herd of goats across the bridge

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Patricia Alston

Director at Romney Tweed CIC

New Romney, Kent, United Kingdom
Textiles

Director

Romney Tweed CIC
January 2014 – Present (2 years 11 months)

Patricia Alston, ONZM, is a Director of Romney Tweed CIC, a company she founded in 2012 which aims to create employment in an area of social deprivation on the Romney Marsh, Kent, through the manufacture of high quality cloth from the wool of Romney sheep.

A former secretary in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) from 1959-1969, she served in Tokyo, the FCO Inspectorate and the Private Office.

From 1969-1998, she accompanied her husband, Robert, a member of the Diplomatic Service, on postings to France, Iran, Belgium, Oman and New Zealand. From 1986-1990, Robert served as Ambassador to Oman, and from 1994-1998 as High Commissioner to New Zealand, also accredited to Samoa, and as Governor of the Pitcairn Islands.

Patricia is a former Chairman of the British Diplomatic Families Association and was Chairman of The World Traders Sheep Drive Committee in 2008. She is a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of World Traders.

In 2010 Patricia was awarded New Zealand’s honour, the ONZM, in recognition of her services to New Zealand – United Kingdom relations.

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Romney Tweed

The company No. 8850986 was incorporated on 24 January 2014

PATRONS
Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce
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KG,GCB,OBE,DL, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Governor of Dover Castle
Sir David Wootton, former Lord Mayor of London, and Deputy Chairman of the City Wool Advisory Board

DIRECTORS
Patricia Alston
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ONZM, Founder of Romney Tweed CIC, former Chairman of British Diplomatic Spouses Association, Chairman of World Traders Sheep Drive Committee 2008.
Robert Alston,CMG,QSO,DL, retired diplomat, former Chairman of the Governors of Marsh Academy and Ardingly College. Member of Kent Ambassadors and Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, Past Master World Trader.
John Corneille, Independent management consultant, former PwC Partner and Chair of the Pro Bono committee of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants.
Edna Delaney, Managing Director, Romney Resource Centre, which specialises in assisting educational underachievers, NEETS, the unemployed and early school leavers.
Alison Gowman, Partner in DLA Piper UK LLP, Alderman of the City of London. Trustee of several organisations. Past Master Glover.
Ursula Underhill, Consultant in education and assessment. Previously worked for Cambridge International Examinations (a department of the University of Cambridge). Taught for 17 years in secondary, further and higher education.

COMPANY SECRETARY
Alan Milne
, FCIS, Chartered Secretary in Practice with International Experience.

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Former British Ambassador to Oman – (supported his convicted paedophile brother in court)

24th January 2016

Anglo-Omani Society chairman Robert Alston gives lecture at the society’s Sackville Street headquarters in London.

http://omangbnews.com/news/2016/01/24/former-british-ambassador-to-oman-discusses-oman-during-world-war-one

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Prince Charles pays tribute to

ROBERT ALSTON AND PRINCE CHARLES (CLOSE FRIEND OF PAEDOPHILE SIR JIMMY SAVILE)

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MORE than 300 guests joined HRH Princes Charles and HH Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq Al Said for the 40th Anniversary reception of the Anglo Omani Society at Lancaster House London, Other notable guests included Robert Alston, the Anglo Omani Society chairman…Sir Alan Duncan

Prince Charles said he particularly welcomed the formation of the Anglo Omani Society’s New Generation Group which is working with the Princes Trust in Oman. He pointed to work of the Trust, which following his visit in 2013, is now supporting the Public Authority for SME Development (Riyada) in Oman helping to mentor entrepreneurs.

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Duke of York supports call for Oman-UK trade agreement

2016

Duke of York supports call for Oman-UK trade agreement

Prince Andrew  – linked to convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein (LOLITA EXPRESS) and Robert Alston – brother of Richard Alston convicted paedophile/part of PIE ring who abused children with John Whittingdale’s half brother, PIE treasurer Charles Napier

Duke of York supports call for Oman-UK trade agreement

23rd July 2016

Prince Andrew was addressing a reception of senior Omani and British diplomats and business figures at the Anglo-Omani Society (AoS) headquarters in Sackville Street, London held by the Omani British Friendship Association (OBFA) of which he is Patron.

http://omangbnews.com/news/2016/07/23/duke-of-york-supports-call-for-oman-uk-trade-agreement

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Oman, UK to boost ties in academic field
October 12, 2016
Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah Al Hinai, the Sultanate’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, Robert Alston, Chairman of the Omani-British Society, members of the society and members of the Omani diplomatic mission in Britain were present on the occasion.

July 28, 2015

London: On the occasion of the Omani British Friendship Association (OBFA) Financial Services Roundtable, The Anglo-Omani Society and OBFA hosted a reception on Monday in the presence of His Royal Highness The Duke of York and His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, patrons of OBFA.

Attended by leading dignitaries and senior level business figures from both Britain and the Sultanate, the event, hosted by the Anglo-Omani Society and OBFA at the Society’s premises in Sackville Street, was organised on the occasion of the OBFA Financial Services Roundtable.

http://timesofoman.com/article/64478/Oman/Government/Anglo-Omani-Society-hold-talks-on-trade-ties

AoS chairman Robert Alston with His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said

AoS chairman Robert Alston with His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said with Prince Andrew in the rear

Other guests included HE Sheikh Al Hinai, Oman’s Ambassador to the UK, HE Dr Al Futaisi Oman’s Minister of Transport, Lord Ahmad UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport as well as the Ambassadors of Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. In addition the Anglo Omani Society chairman Robert Alston and its New Generation Group chairmen Oliver Blake and Sheikh Ma’an Hamad Al-Rawahi helped host the event.

Businesses and Omani Government organisations represented included HSBC, Oman Air, Omran, Oman Global Logistics, Ithraa, Apex Publishing, Oman Travel, Dentons LLP, BAE Systems, Charles Kendall Group, Carillion, Pathfinders and BP.

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Oxford alumni Richard Alston was supported during the trial by his brother from the public gallery

Court News, August 27th, 2015

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Robert Alston was a director of the Antarctic Heritage Trust – Prince Charles’ sister, Princess Anne is patron

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Robert Alston on the staff of Archbishop George Carey from 1999-2002.

Archbishop Carey accused of failing to refer to police detailed 1992 allegations against Peter Ball.

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George Carey, who was archbishop of Canterbury at the time when police were investigating claims of sexual abuse by Ball, wrote in support of Ball to the director of public prosecutions and the chief constable of Gloucester police in February 1993.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/31/archbishop-and-mps-wrote-in-support-of-accused-bishop-foi-request-reveals

Several people who allege that Bishop Ball abused them while serving as Bishop of Lewes between 1997 and 1992 are preparing to sue the diocese of Chichester for hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Why did the CPS abandon investigation into Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor?

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The reputation of Sussex as a paedophile hotspot now has further credence thanks to child sex abuse convictions in the overlapping Anglican diocese of Chichester ...

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Ardingly College is in the diocese of Chichester

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Bishop John Neale  was chaplain at Ardingly  1958-1962 and was

 a long-standing friend of PIE member Peter Righton

Robert Alston  Chairman of Governors at Ardingly College 2005-2010

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Ardingly and environs – East Grinstead, NewickHurstpierpoint

The parish priest in the village of Newick, the Rev. John Baker, organized a donors’ group to back Mr. Knight in his struggle and mobilized the support, among others, of Viscount Hampden, Viscount Brentford, the Earl of March and Mrs. Susan Sainsbury, the wife of a Conservative Member of Parliament. Their efforts won the support of the Anglican Bishop of Lewes, Peter Ball, a member of a small monastic order who shuns ecclesiastical vestments and worships in a converted pigsty. Group Contributed $313,000

http://www.nytimes.com/1986/05/04/world/devil-did-it-a-british-man-nets-313000.html

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Ardingly College is  in the  diocese of Chichester

Robert Alston attended Ardingly 1949-56


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 Peter Righton – At the heart of the services designes to “save” children.

 
Diplomat Robert Alston and convicted paedophile brother Richard Alston (1953-63) went to Ardingly College as did PIE member Peter Righton (1940-44)

Prior to Peter Ball being chaplain at Ardingly, Bishop John Neale was chaplain at Ardingly 1958-62

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^ Bishop John Neale  chaplain at Ardingly  1958-1962

Honorary assistant bishop in Bristol (1991–present);

in Gloucester (1996–2004);

and in Bath & Wells (1991–2008)

Area bishop of Ramsbury (1981–1988)

Archdeacon of Wilts (1974–1980)

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The Secret Life of a Paedophile exposed a Chaplain at Ardingly, later Bishop John Neale, to have colluded with Righton.

 

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Bishop John Neale wrote a letter to Righton concerning one of those boys abused by Righton and when Neale was asked if he knew of his long-standing friend’s (Peter Righton) sexual interest in boys and whether he might have done more to protect them, he declined to reply.

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John Neale served in the Royal Artillery during World War II

Royal Artillery:

Lieutenant Peter Righton                1944-48

Major William van Straubenzee    1943-47

Peter Morrison, Peter Hayman and William van Straubenzee also named in previously unreleased documents, which police will pass to ongoing inquiry.

Edward Heath                                      1941-45

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Paedophile Sir William van Straubenzee is in Jeffery Epstein’s Black Book



More people at Ardingly charged with child sexual abuse:

CLIVE WILLIAMS

Clive Williams was a  director at …Ardingly College along with Robert Alston -diplomat  brother of convicted paedophile, PIE member, Richard Alston – partner of PIE member Peter Righton

 

Maurice Victor Clive Williams, of Ardingly College Limited (Ardingly College, College Road, Ardingly, RH18 5JY, Forest Row) is a 72-year-old director that is mentioned in 3 filings. This British national worked for 1 company, to name just a few Ardingly College Limited.

This director worked with The Revd Canon John Ratings in Ardingly College Limited, Nicholas Paul Smith in Ardingly College Limited, Andrew Kerr Stewart Roberts, Simon Charles Ward, Caroline Fiona Rich.

http://www.directorstats.co.uk/director/maurice-victor-clive-williams/

https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/officers/Duidm_Gvd32GCALZjJF9mPHSTi8/appointments

https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/03779971/officers

Ashdown House School  East Grinstead, Sussex, England

 We were all four happy at Ashdown and will always be especially grateful to Clive Williams for his fantastic teaching.’

Boris Johnson’s former headmaster arrested in child sex probe

April 2016

Clive Williams, 69, was also questioned by officers on Wednesday over
allegations of child neglect.

He was headmaster at Ashdown House Preparatory School in Forest Row, East Sussex, for more than 25 years before leaving in 2003.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/archives/news/970728/boris-johnsons-former-headmaster-arrested-in-child-sex-probe/

20 former pupils at Ashdown House prep school in Sussex – where London mayor Boris Johnson was a boarder – have recently come forward with complaints about extreme cruelty and sex offences committed on them as young boys. A number of teachers are being investigated.
Maurice Victor Clive Williams, 71, retired, of High St, Barcombe, East Sussex, has been charged with four offences, two of indecent assault and two of gross indecency, all with a girl under 16. Another man, Martin Haigh, 66, unemployed, of Lavender St, Brighton, has also been charged with eleven offences, five of indecent assault and six of gross indecency. Four of the indecent assault charges against Haigh involve one boy and the fifth charge involves another boy. Two of the gross indecency charges involve the boy subject of the four indecent assault charges, two involve a second boy, one involves another third boy and one involves a fourth boy. All the boys were aged under 16 at the time of the alleged offences. The offences are alleged to have occurred while both men were employed as teachers at Ashdown House School near Forest Row. None of the offences are alleged to have been committed jointly. The charges, authorised by the CPS, follow an investigation by East Sussex child safeguarding detectives.

A third man, now aged 68, arrested in Tadley, Hants, in January 2015 on suspicion of gross indecency, has been stood down from his police bail while the CPS consider the evidence in relation to him.


Former headmaster of prep school attended by Boris Johnson and Damian Lewis is arrested on suspicion of child sex offences

  • Clive Williams, 69, is understood to have been arrested on Wednesday
  • He took the helm at Ashdown House in 1975 and remained until 2003
  • £24,000-a-year school in East Sussex dogged by claims of historic abuse
  • Mr Williams was released on bail after interview while investigations continue
  • Johnson family left ‘sad’ and grateful for Mr Williams’ ‘fantastic teaching’

The former headmaster of the £24,000-a-year prep school attended by Boris Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences.

Clive Williams led Ashdown House school in East Sussex, whose former pupils also include the Homeland actor Damian Lewis, the Queen’s nephew Viscount Linley and former Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell, for almost 30 years.

He is understood to be the 69-year-old man who Sussex Police say they arrested and interviewed on Wednesday over alleged sexual assaults and child neglect.

Mr Williams was released on bail while investigations continue and is not charged with any offence.

The former headmaster of the £24,000-a-year prep school attended by Boris Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences.

Clive Williams led Ashdown House school in East Sussex, whose former pupils also include the Homeland actor Damian Lewis, the Queen’s nephew Viscount Linley and former Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell, for almost 30 years.

Alumni: The Queen’s nephew Viscount Linley

New boy: Viscount Linley, then aged 7, is left in the care of ‘Billy’ Williamson in 1969.

The headmaster, who had been so charming to Princess Margaret, turned out to be a sadist, addicted to spanking the bare bottoms of his charges. 

There was talk of blackmail and predatory older pupils encouraged by abusive teachers. That chimed with my adult perception of the bizarre sexualisation of life at Ashdown, especially the system of reward and discipline. At least two children I knew who had been given authority over younger kids used it to force sexual contact – Williamson seemed to have turned a blind eye. There was talk of connections with house masters at Eton, to which Ashdown fed pupils. There had been at least one suicide. There were more teachers in the complaint.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/may/04/abuse-britain-private-schools-personal-memoir

The page showing who the directors were at ASHDOWN HOUSE SCHOOL TRUST LIMITED – can’t be found…

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Stanley Johnson (centre) with friends Norman Lamont and Leon Brittan

The hard choices that face the Father of the Mayor

Stanley Johnson

7 May 2008

By chance, Clive Williams, headmaster of Ashdown House, the Sussex prep-school which Boris and three of his siblings (Rachel, Leo and Jo) attended, telephoned me as I sat down to write this article to congratulate me on becoming First Father.

‘What about this charge, Clive,’ I asked, ‘that Boris doesn’t pay attention to detail?’

‘Codswallop!’ Clive replied. ‘You can’t write Greek and Latin prose as well as Boris did without having a supreme ability to master detail. If you’re going to get it right, you have to be meticulous.’

https://www.spectator.co.uk/2008/05/the-hard-choices-that-face-the-father-of-the-mayor/

Here’s one of Maurice Williams / Clive Williams’ teachers:

 Martin Haigh – Ashdown teacher

Ex-teacher sentenced for sex offences at East Sussex boarding school in 1970s

24 Mar, 2017

Martin Haigh

A Brighton man has been given 12- year prison sentence for sexual offences against four pupils at an East Sussex boarding school, at Ashdown House School, where he was a teacher in the 1970s, and possession of indecent images of children.


Martin Haigh (pictured), 67, unemployed, of Lavender St, Brighton, was sentenced at Brighton Crown Court on Friday (24 March) after a four day trial on charges of offences against two of the boys, which had ended in his being convicted on the previous day.He was convicted of  four offences, one of indecent assault and three of gross indecency, against the two boys who were then pupils aged between seven and 12, at Ashdown House School, an independent preparatory boarding school near Forest Row, between 1973 and 1975 while he was a teacher there.At a previous hearing before the trial Haigh had also admitted seven other offences, three of gross indecency and four of indecent assault, against two other boys at the school during the same period.He also admitted an offence of possessing indecent images of children, found on a computer at his address when officers searched it in 2015. The images were taken from the Internet and there is no evidence that they were children known to him.Haigh was sentenced to a total of 11 years for the sexual offences and an additional one year for the possession of indecent images.He will be a registered sex offender for life and has been served with a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) severely restricting his access to children and computers.The prosecution, authorised by the CPS, followed an investigation by East Sussex child safeguarding detectives after allegations were referred to them for the first time in January 2014.Police emphasise that there are no current or recent safeguarding issues at the school in relation to this case.Detective Constable Paul Deadman said; “This was a complex and protracted investigation, during which it became clear that Haigh had systematically taken advantage of the trust of young and vulnerable boys to abuse them for his own sexual gratification.

Boris Johnson

Jo Johnson

He is understood to be the 69-year-old man who Sussex Police say they arrested and interviewed on Wednesday over alleged sexual assaults and child neglect.

Mr Williams was released on bail while investigations continue and is not charged with any offence.

A spokesman for the family told The Times: ‘We are all sad to hear this news. We were all four happy at Ashdown and will always be especially grateful to Clive Williams for his fantastic teaching.’

There is no suggestion that the Johnsons, Mr Lewis, Mr Mitchell or Viscount Linley were among the alleged victims.

Mr Williams took the helm of the school near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, with his wife Rowena in 1975 and remained until 2003, a time in which the school admitted girls for the first time.

Since he left, however, the 170-year-old school has become the centre of allegations of historic sexual abuse.

In December it emerged two former pupils were suing the school over abuse they claimed happened in the 1970s and involved ‘more than one teacher’.

An email seen by the Daily Mail said: ‘The effects of this abuse has damaged a number of pupils long into adulthood and it is felt among us that, as part of the healing process, it is important for us to take our power back and take action against such damaging and horrendous actions.’

Multiple complaints have been forwarded to officers from Sussex Police’s Operation Mitre who have been in touch with more than 20 alleged victims, including some who live abroad.

The Sussex Police spokesman added: ‘During January this year we were contacted by a firm of Solicitors representing a number of clients who have reported to them that they were sexually and physically assaulted by staff whilst they were pupils at Ashdown House School near Forest Row in the 1970’s.
The investigation continues and now spans a period from the late 1960s to the early 1980s.

Damian Lewis: Boarding school is a ‘very violent’ experience that ‘defines you emotionally for life’

Damian Lewis, the Old Etonian actor, has told how he found being sent to boarding school a “very violent experience“.

The star said children who are sent away from home to be educated are left with an experience that “defines you emotionally for the rest of your life”.

The son of a City broker, he was born in the wealthy London suburb of St John’s Wood and was sent to boarding school Eton, whose former pupils include David Cameron and Boris Johnson.

Lewis, who has two children with fellow actor Helen McCrory, said he would not send his own children to boarding school at such a young age.

Recalling his own experience, he said: “I went at eight and I think that’s very hard. You go through something which, at that age, defines you and your ability to cope.

There’s a sudden lack of intimacy with a parent, and your ability to get through that defines you emotionally for the rest of your life. It’s a very violent experience in those first few weeks. It’s just, boom.”

[Wikipedia has Damien Lewis (b.1971) as attending Ashdown House prep school.]

Daily Telegraph

 We were all four happy at Ashdown and will always be especially grateful to Clive Williams for his fantastic teaching.’
The story begins in 1974. Boris, Leo and I (Jo, my littlest brother, was in crèche) are at the European School in Brussels. The Belgian capital in the Seventies was all wild dinner parties, consciousness-raising groups and open marriages. My mother was often in hospital, and my father was often away, and when they were “at home”, my glamorous parents tended to be out.

Ex-Ashdown House School – the centre of allegations of historic sexual abuse – head Clive Williams cleared of child sex charges

14 March 2017

Maurice Williams was headmaster of Ashdown House for 25 years before he left in 2003

A former head teacher has been found not guilty of historical sex offences against a pupil at his school.

Maurice Williams, 72, of High Street, Barcombe, East Sussex, was acquitted of two charges of indecent assault and two of gross indecency.

They were alleged to have involved a girl under 16 between 1989 and 1993 at Ashdown House School, near Forest Row.

Ashdown House is a co-educational, preparatory boarding school for children aged between seven and 13.

Another former teacher at the school, charged at the same time as Mr Williams, is due to face a trial on 20 March at Lewes Crown Court.

Martin Haigh, 67, of Lavender Street, Brighton, is accused of five counts of indecent assault and six of gross indecency, all between 1972 and 1978.

^ Media now choosing to refer to him as Maurice??

Robert Alston was a member of the Diplomatic Service

1961 to 1998

Robert Alston on the staff of Archbishop George Carey from 1999-2002

Robert Alston  Chairman of Governors at Ardingly College 2005-2010


 


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1990-94 Peter Ball Chaplain at Ardingly  (3:51)

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After being a chaplain at Ardingly, Peter Ball went to St Bartholomew Church in Brighton – Diocese of Chichester – where he had close unrestricted contact with children.

Vickery House was the former vicar of St Bartholomew’s Church in Brighton

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Peter Ball with Vickery House in 1986

Former Brighton vicar convicted of sexual abuse

Oct 15 2016

Some of the offences took place at the Sussex home of the disgraced former Bishop of Lewes Peter Ball.

And they involved young men who were also abused by Ball.

The abuse was alleged to have taken place between dates in April 1970 and January 1986.

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1990-94 Peter Ball Chaplain at Ardingly College-Where Peter Righton attended & met pupil later co-abusing boyfriend Richard Alston


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Richard Alston -paedophile

-Ardingly alumnus, brother of diplomat Robert Alston-Ardingy alumnus and governor  -long term partner of Ardingly alumnus, paedophile Peter Righton of PIE

-friend of paedophile PIE member, British Council teacher, Charles Napier – half-brother of John Whittingdale who was pps and friend to Margaret Thatcher – who was close friends with paedophile Jimmy Savile – Jimmy Savile was good friends with  both Peter Ball and Prince Charles.

Robert Alston, Ardingly alumnus and governor worked for Lord George Carey who wrote letters of support for paedophile Bishop Peter Ball

Bishop Peter Ball was good friends with both Jimmy Savile and Prince Charles

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Richard H Alston  b 1945 and  his partner Peter Righton b 1926

Righton, age 35, was 19 years older than Alston, who was 16 when they met. They spent 40 years together, the court heard.

They met in 1961 when Richard Alston was still a student at Ardingly.

They spent 40 years together – (diplomat brother Robert Alston would most likely have known his brother’s partner of 40 years – PIE member Peter Righton, who was friends with PIE member Charles Napier.)

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Charles Napier and Richard Alston

The court heard Alston and his partner Peter Righton forced an 11-year-old boy at the school (not Ardingly) to watch pornography and then perform sex acts on him at their home.

Southwark Crown Court heard Charles Napier – now a convicted paedophile – would sometimes be present.

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Richard Alston and brother Robert Alston

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Charles Napier (left), half-brother John Whittingdale MP

Charles Napier, treasurer of PIE, former envoy for the British Council in Cairo appeared in court along with Richard Alston – brother of  diplomat Robert Alston.

“The man who may hold key to UK’s biggest paedophile network ever”

Charles Napier

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/paedophile-scandal-charles-napier-could-1430365


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Charles Napier and Peter Righton

Righton – the subject of a 1994 documentary on paedophiles

After he had been found guilty of abuse as early as 1972, Napier was placed on List 99 with the Department of Education and so should not have been allowed to teach again
However Peter Righton, an equally devious and prolific abuser, intervened
As Director of Education at the National Institute for Social Work, Righton had become a prestigious social work professional.

Charles Napier was able ( by his own admission in a number of letters to Righton over many years ) to abuse countless number of boys in Sweden and Egypt over many years in the late 70’s through the 80’s until 1992 when the arrest of Righton and the discovery of these letters led to his ( Napier’s) immediate dismissal

Napier and Righton ” shared ” a large number of victims, and offences, including rape, during the 80’s but never faced charges on any of the most serious cases of abuse

Many questions remain unanswered including who were Napier’s referees for his employment with the British Council

Why was Righton allowed to reach the very top of the social work profession ( with posts at NISW and the National Children’s Bureau as stepping stones to positions as a Home Office/ Government “expert” on major reports ) despite being caught red handed abusing boys on a large scale in the 1950’s and writing quite openly in NISW and NCB journals, articles etc from 1971 onwards about his views that adult and child sexual relationships we re not necessarily harmful.

As a true test of his new found “remorse ” (Napier can now share with the Police all the names of the ” rich and famous ” who attended the parties his victims referred to

As Treasurer of the Paedophile Information Exchange in its peak period of membership in the mid 70’s Napier holds the key to the identity of hundreds of dangerous abusers who continued to abuse thousands of children over many decades

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Peter Righton/ Thornham Estate – connections with Prince Philip, Henniker, diplomats, British Council

Peter Righton and his partner richard Alston lived at Lord Henniker’s home in Eye in Suffolk.

Henniker ran the Islington /Suffolk Project – a scheme for disadvantaged children from Islington to have country holidays in rural Suffolk.

Charles Napier joined the British Council after his 1972 conviction.

Henniker was also Director of the British Council (1968-72).

Lord Henniker, who gave refuge to Peter Righton – Henniker was at Stowe School, Rifle Corps and Foreign Office with Peter Hayman

Henniker has links to MI6 and the Royal family. (Prince Philip is godfather to Henniker’s child)

www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/paedophile-scandal-charles-napier-could-1430365

 

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1993 Ian Beer of Harrow wrote a letter of support for Ball

3 years later Harrow was raided by police – investigating paedophile rings at schools

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Charles Napier and Richard Henry Alston – abused children with Righton and were  involved with paedophile rings at schools in the mid 1990s.

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Child Porn Raids on Public Schools; Four Teachers Quit

Daily Mail September 20, 1996

AT LEAST three public schools have been raided by Scotland Yard detectives investigating claims of a paedophile ring, it emerged yesterday.

Videos, computer disks and books were seized from a master at Harrow School. And four teachers at two other schools have left their jobs.

Harrow head Nicholas Bomford defended his teacher last night, saying no charges were brought against the man, who was still in his post.

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Police Investigate Public School Paedophile Ring’
The Times, 25 August 1996.

SCOTLAND YARD detectives are investigating allegations of a paedophile network involving teachers from some of Britain’s top public schools, writes Stephen Grey.

The paedophile and child pornography unit is inquiring into a ring of private school staff who allegedly exchange information, boast of abusing youngsters and travel abroad together on “sex tours”. At least six teachers have been questioned and their homes raided as inquiries continue into the ring that has links to some of the most notorious paedophiles in Britain.

The paedophile unit has been assisted by detectives from forces around the country as well as social workers.

The inquiry began after a former teacher at Abberley Hall preparatory school in Herefordshire allegedly confessed to a colleague to being part of a huge network of paedophiles.  Abberley Hall confirmed last week that both teachers were no longer on staff.

The former teacher claimed that he had had sex with “hundreds and hundreds” of boys and named teachers at six other leading establishments.

Trips for the teachers to indulge in child abuse with “rent boys” have allegedly been organised to countries including the Philippines, Czech Republic, Romania, Albania, Thailand and even Bosnia.
“These people decided a few years ago it was no longer safe to talk openly of abusing kids in this country, but decided they were perfectly safe abroad. At home they content themselves with sick pictures of child abuse,” said one source.
Although full details cannot be revealed for legal reasons, the investigation has involved a series of police raids, including one at the home of a head of department at a prominent London public school, where pornography was removed.

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Stephen Meek (left) became Principal of Geelong School in 2004

1996 cont.

Another raid took place at Hurstpierpoint College in Sussex. Last week Stephen Meek, headmaster confirmed that two staff had been dismissed after a police caution for the possession of indecent material. “It was nothing to do with pupils at the school,” he said.
Other teachers also named include three masters at another leading public school, two masters at two famous preparatory schools in the home counties, and a choir school teacher.
The teachers were said to exchange paedophile videos. When they feared police raids, they allegedly worked together to conceal material.
“Many of these teachers will be secure in the knowledge that they will never be prosecuted,” said one police source.

Also named as allegedly linked to the network are Peter Righton, the former childcare expert exposed as a paedophile, and Charles Napier, a former treasurer of the Paedophile Information Exchange and a former staff member of the British Council in Cairo who was jailed last year for sex assaults on youngsters in London.

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Old Swinford Hospital is a secondary boarding school in Oldswinford, Stourbridge, West Midlands, England

Your Honour: Proud day for a long-serving head; Christopher Potter OBE talks to Carsten Petersen.

July 10th, 2009

Prizegiving | OSH

www.oshsch.com

Prizegiving was another outstanding occasion and the school was delighted to welcome back former Headmaster Mr Christopher Potter as Guest of Honour.

www.oshsch.com/2009/07/prizegiving/

Chris Potter b 1940

Experience

Headmaster
Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge
September 1978 – August 2001 (23 years)

Ardingly College

Head of Classics

September 1961 – August 1978 (17 years)

^ Chris Potter would have been teaching at Ardingly when Richard Alston was a student and he would have been there during part of Peter Righton’s friend Bishop John Neale’s tenure as chaplain.

uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-potter-60169341

March 24, 2001

Christopher Potter was born in Worcester 61 years ago. He studied classic Greek and Latin at Cambridge University – subjects he still teaches. His first experience in education came at a boarding school in Ardingly, Sussex, before he came to Old Swinford in 1978.

Twenty three years on, the father-of-five is retiring, earning him the honour of being one of the longest serving headmasters in the history of the school.

‘Over the past years we’ve built up a big entry to both Cambridge and Oxford, and we’re recognized on a national level for our academic achievements, but this boy was the first from this school to get into Cambridge for 320 years, and that was a big day for both me and the school’ he says.

Apart from the academic results, Old Swinford has also educated some familiar faces. Nick Baley, the new doctor Anthony Trueman in EastEnders, and Ian Hislop from the TV-show Have I Got News For You are just some of the ex-pupils that have made it big.


Stephen Cook ‏@stephencook68 Sep 25

Left unconscious 3days fractured skull Prospect House Dorm2 @osh_SCH by Headmaster Potter O.B.E. et al. Age12 ’82 #Coverup #ptsd #headinjury #injustic
Joined August 2011

Child Abuser Christopher Potter OBE is still alive. Life long friend of Leon Brittan .
Uncover child abuse at @osh_SCH

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Stephen Cook

Victim of extreme abuse/ full time boarder’79-81@Old Swinford Hosp.School by Christopher Potter O.B.E. et al. Seeking Justice for ComplexPTSD & neuro-damage

Indigenous Refugee


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Long history of issues at Ardingly cf.Jon Snow & ex-Broadmoor staff

News anchor Jon Snow has described how he was abducted and undressed by a member of school staff when he was six years old.

Snow went to Ardingly College in West Sussex, where his father was headmaster. He said in his autobiography that the school’s domestic quarters had a “prison-camp feel” as he described the incident in 1953.

Snow wrote in Shooting History that the man responsible was a member of domestic staff named “Jim”, who lived on the school grounds and had been released from a psychiatric hospital.


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Ardingly College Lodge No 4410

This is the Masonic Lodge for Ardingly College. We are independent of the school, but strongly connected.

Ardingly College is an English public school at Ardingly, in Sussex.  It was founded in 1858 by Nathaniel Woodard.  Woodard established Ardingly as St Saviour’s College, after Lancing and Hurstpierpoint

In 1923 the then Headmaster of Ardingly College, together with other masters and the Provost of the school, the Bishop of Lewes, set up a new private lodge under the UGLE for Masons having a connexion with the school.  We are that Lodge.  We are open to Old Ardinians, school staff, parents of pupils and of OAs, and any other friend of Ardingly College

Support from the School staff continued for many years. GJ Ince, the School Chaplain, was appointed our Chaplain at the Consecration and served in that office until 1944

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Ardingly College Lodge

The school has its own Masonic Lodge, Ardingly College Lodge, which is a member of the elite Freemason “Public School Lodges” Council.[19] The Lodge, which is open to male Old Ardinians as well as those with an affiliation to the college, was founded in 1922 by the then headmaster, Thomas Erskine Wilson, together with masters, the Provost of the school and the Bishop of Lewes.[20]

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ardingly_College

 Ardingly royal links:

In 1958 the school celebrated its centenary . On 9 June 1958, as part of the celebrations, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited Ardingly. A stone plaque on the terrace parapet commemorates the visit, where she “beheld the view”. Later that week, on 14 June 1958, the then Prime Minister , Harold MacMillan , visited the school to open the Centenary Building, which comprises the college cricket pavilion and upstairs Centenary Room. On 8 May 2008, the Duke of Kent visited Ardingly as part of its sesquicentenary celebrations and officially opened a new teaching block at the pre-preparatory school.


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Robert Alston was governor of Pitcairn Island where sexual abuse was rampant.

Legacy of Sexual Mayhem, the Dark Secrets of Pitcairn Island

For Britain, the case raised embarrassing questions about its supervision of the colony, now known as an overseas territory.  Judges and lawyers were appointed, and in 2003, after a series of legal and logistical hurdles had been surmounted, 13 men were charged with 96 offences dating back to the 1960s.

In 2004, I spent six weeks on the island, reporting on one of the most bizarre court cases imaginable.

Why was it that many outsiders persisted in defending men who were guilty of a crime that was normally reviled — pedophilia? Why did they continue to mythologize Pitcairn, although it had failed, in such a dramatic way, to live up to its utopian image?

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Several people who allege that Bishop Ball abused them while serving as Bishop of Lewes between 1997 and 1992 are preparing to sue the diocese of Chichester for hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Vicar Guy Bennett

The Rev Guy Bennett from the diocese of Guilford which borders the Diocese of Chichester is another convicted child sex offender who came out of prison in 2000 and immediately held himself out as a vicar at, at least, one church service in the Diocese of Chichester where he now lives.


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Peter Ball and Vicar Guy Bennett attended Wells Theological College at the same time – both linked to Chichester Diocese.


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Guy Bennett (seated left) wearing a clerical collar, photographed at a celebrity event in 2008

https://goodnessandharmony.wordpress.com/2016/10/21/vicar-guy-bennettcoetheatre-chaplainschool-governorpaedophile-ringfriend-of-mohamed-al-fayed/

Official inquiries into prolonged failure to prevent child abuse in the Diocese of Chichester which includes Lewes brought up allegations against Bishop Peter Ball

Butler-Sloss Church of England hand picked.

She wanted to exclude some of the survivor’s allegations against Bishop Peter Ball, in a bid to protect the Church of England.

He says she told him she “cared very much about the Church”.

Mr Johnson, who suffered assaults by a number of clergymen when he was a choirboy in the Church of England Diocese in Chichester, said he felt during her review of Church abuse, Baroness Butler-Sloss had been “showing bias and wasn’t being impartial”.

The Rt Rev Peter Ball, who was bishop of Gloucester and bishop of Lewes in East Sussex, was charged with two counts of indecent assault and one of misconduct in a public office, following her investigation into abuse in the diocese of Chichester during the 1970s and 1980s.

Baroness Butler-Sloss was behind controversial paedophile ruling

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Lady Butler-Sloss acted as character witness for man convicted of attacking 13-year-old girl and defends child rapist Chard in court

He was found guilty of one count of rape and of sexual activity with a child

She had known Chard for 20 years because his mother Valerie was her cleaner at her home in East Devon.

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Butler-Sloss gave character evidence supportive of Chard at another trial eight years ago when he was accused of assaulting a man while working as a nightclub bouncer. Chard was also convicted for that offence, but on that occasion escaped being sent to prison.

Chard’s victim from the 2007 case and his family have expressed anger that Butler-Sloss, who last year stepped down as chair of the independent historical child abuse inquiry, was again prepared to apparently back him in court.

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Peter Ball associated with other sex offenders in the clergy and that he was investigated in 2008 for being part of a suspected paedophile ring.

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Convicted paedophile Bishop Peter Ball with Peter Canon Gordon Rideout, from Polegate, East Sussex, who was jailed for 10 years in May 2014. He  was found guilty of 36 separate sex offences by a jury at Lewes Crown Court.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-36767415


Gordon Rideout Could Have Been Jailed 10 Years Ago

https://youtu.be/Q9HufYntnk4
Canon Gordon Rideout was chaplain  on a military base in Middle Wallop, Hampshire, in the UK.
 
In the 1970s Canon Gordon Rideout was taken to a military court on child sex-abuse charges.

He was cleared by the military hearing.

Rideout was cleared of three indecent assaults by a court martial in 1972. One of Rideout’s victims, June Potter said: “We went out of our way to write statements and everything. I gave them names.”

Canon Gordon Rideout went on to sexually abuse young girls and boys across the south of England.

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The Journal of the Royal Artillery, Volumes 95-97

Page 128

 

Gordon Rideout

Canon Gordon Rideout was the vicar of All Saints Church in Eastbourne for 25 years.

Clergyman Canon Gordon Rideout was chaplain at Moira House School, Eastbourne, until 2003, and chairman of governors at Bishop Bell C of E School in Eastbourne until November 2011.

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Bishop Bell C of E School in Eastbourne

Child sexual abuse

The school has been at the centre of three major child safeguarding problems, including a child sexual abuse scandal:[11]

  • In February 2009, teaching assistant Robert Healy was jailed for seven years after he admitted grooming two girls using the social networking site Bebo, then having sex with them.[12]
  • Canon Gordon Rideout was allowed to remain chair of the school governors for more than a year despite having being suspended by the Church of England following a Criminal Records Bureau check and despite the school being aware.[13] Rideout was jailed for 10 years in May 2013 for abusing 36 vulnerable girls and boys at a now closed Barnardo’s home in Crawley, West Sussex, over a four-year period between the 1960s and 1970s.[14]
  • In September 2012, maths teacher Jeremy Forrest was arrested in Bordeaux, and subsequently charged by Sussex Police with the abduction of a 15-year-old female pupil.[15] He was found guilty in June 2013, and after pleading guilty to five further charges of sexual activity with a child, was jailed for 5½ years.[16][17] The judge said that Forrest had been repeatedly warned by colleagues but had lied to them and had been motivated by self-interest.[18] Although a review published in April 2013 did not find evidence of “any significant or systemic failings in safeguarding” following the Forrest verdict,[11] there were calls for headteacher Terry Boatwright to be sacked.[19]

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