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Westminster Paedophile Ring – Roddam Twiss / son of Sir Frank Twiss

Pervert son of a former Black Rod was quizzed by police investigating the Westminster child-sex abuse claims over his late father Sir Frank Twiss’ connection to a prolific paedophile MP

  • Two retired policemen reveal they were banned from investigating Twiss
  • The Mail on Sunday tracked down Twiss to a dingy flat in West London
  • He said he had given up ‘spanking’ boys and bragged of his access to Parliament 
12 May 2018

Claims about a Westminster child-sex ring took a new turn last night when it emerged that police have interviewed the paedophile son of a former Black Rod, the Queen’s envoy in the Lords.

Roddam Twiss – whose father Sir Frank was Black Rod in the 1970s, responsible for security and ceremonies at the Lords – was quizzed by officers investigating the claims.

The news came as two retired policemen told The Mail on Sunday they were banned from investigating Twiss in the late 1970s after Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith, a prolific child-sex abuser, was allegedly seen taking a rent boy to Twiss’s London home.

Hiding his past: Roddam Twiss last week

They say Mr Twiss:

  • Was well known among London’s rent boys;
  • Was banned from the Palace of Westminster by his father;
  • Visited Dolphin Square, the private apartment block in Westminster where Establishment figures allegedly had wild parties.

Police say their inquiries were halted when they told their superiors Twiss could be involved in a wider racket supplying rent boys to VIPs.

Incredibly, they didn’t know former prep school teacher Twiss had been jailed in 1967 for assaulting boys as young as 11, tying them up and beating them.

He was later imprisoned twice for fraud.

Nor did they know that he rented a room to Lennie Smith, one of Britain’s most vicious paedophiles.

The Mail on Sunday tracked down Twiss to a dingy flat in West London.

Twiss, who changed his name to Raymond Gibson in a bid to shake off his past, strongly denied any wrongdoing – but confirmed much of what the two policemen said.

He spoke frankly of his jail terms, said he had given up ‘spanking’ boys, and bragged of his access to Parliament and Dolphin Square, calling it ‘a den of iniquity for 30 years’.

He displayed an expert knowledge of London’s rent boy scene in 1970s and 1980s and described the ‘dangers’ faced by gay MPs and peers who picked up young men.

Twiss said he felt ‘alarmingly well’ for his 78 years. But asked if he knew the names of the politicians involved, he said: ‘No. And I wouldn’t tell you if I did.’

The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Admiral Frank Twiss, approaches the Speaker and members of the House of Commons to summon them to the Bar of the House of Lords for the state opening of Parliament

The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Admiral Frank Twiss, approaches the Speaker and members of the House of Commons to summon them to the Bar of the House of Lords for the state opening of Parliament

He said he had no idea police had investigated him at the time.

The developments come after a series of claims and counter-claims regarding allegations of a historic child sex abuse ring at Westminster.

Much-publicised claims that young boys had been raped and even murdered at Dolphin Square by VIPs turned out to have been made by a fantasist. Today’s disclosures will spark fresh speculation that not all the claims of sexual misconduct and rent boys at Westminster were groundless.

The new claims are expected to be considered by Alexis Jay, head of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse, who has reaffirmed her determination to find out if claims of a Westminster paedophile ring were covered up.

In a statement on Thursday, she vowed to look into ‘concern that police investigations into possible child sexual abuse linked with Westminster may have been the subject of inappropriate interference’.

She added she would also look into the disclosure last year that MI5 and the Director of Public Prosecutions lied to cover up the Cyril Smith rent boy scandal.

The MoS was told of the allegations about Twiss by two former vice squad officers. They investigated him after monitoring the ‘Meat Rack,’ a notorious haunt for rent boys in Piccadilly. They saw Smith pick up a youngster and followed him to an address in Cricklewood, North-West London.

When they found out that it was the home of Twiss, they investigated him and uncovered his links to the corridors of power. When they told their superiors, the investigation was abruptly scrapped.

The two former police officers, who have asked to remain anonymous, said they were deeply frustrated by the decision. One went on to hold a series of high-profile security jobs and the other worked for a well-known sports team.

One of them recalled: ‘We went to the police station in Belgravia, and found a file that said Twiss had been banned by his father from entering the Palace of Westminster. He also went to Dolphin Square late at night. We thought he could be procuring boys for bigger figures from pimps at the Meat Rack. Well-to-do people would not want to be seen somewhere like that. We also followed him to the Meat Rack. Our superiors called it off. We assumed it was to protect VIPs.’

Asked why they did not discover Twiss’s 1967 conviction for assaulting young boys, one of the former policemen said: ‘We had trouble finding out anything about him.’

As well as serving as Black Rod, Twiss’s father Sir Frank was Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, whose duties include dressing the Monarch on Coronation Day. After he died in 1994, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended his thanksgiving service.

Well-connected: Sir Frank Twiss, the former Black Rod

Well-connected: Sir Frank Twiss, the former Black Rod

A former Admiral, Sir Frank had connections to Royal, military and political elites. In 1960 he was made Naval Secretary to First Sea Lord, Lord Carrington, later Defence Secretary under Edward Heath and Foreign Secretary under Margaret Thatcher. As Second Sea Lord in 1968, Sir Frank ordered a crackdown on the ‘unnatural vice’ of homosexuality in the Navy.

There have been persistent claims that Meat Rack inquiries were blocked to protect VIPs. In 2016, former Chief Inspector Howard Groves said police were warned not to investigate Establishment figures. And Norman Tebbit, a Cabinet Minister in the 1980s, has said there ‘may well’ have been a cover-up to protect ‘the system.’

With their permission, this newspaper passed details of the two officer to Wiltshire Police, which carried out Operation Conifer into claims about Sir Edward Heath. Officers interviewed both men.

Mr Twiss told us that three officers from the operation interviewed him for three hours. He denied any wrongdoing.

‘The rent boys would claim to be over age but were more like 14’ 

‘I thought I’d be dead by now, but I’m alarmingly well,’ says Roddam Twiss as I interview him at his dingy flat in West London.

At 78 his memory is as sharp as a knife as he describes the London rent-boy scene of the 1970s and 1980s and the ‘Meat Rack’: ‘It started at the railings of the Regent Palace Hotel.

‘Rent boys looking for customers would lean on the railings and men looking for boys would go and see if they fancied anyone.

VIP parties: Dolphin Square

VIP parties: Dolphin Square

‘But it was dangerous. Most of the boys just wanted to rob you for drugs. It was much safer to pick up one in one of Soho’s gay drinking clubs. They would all say they were over age but some were more like 14 or 15.’

Twiss says political figures were among those who went looking for rent boys. But asked if he knew their names, he replies ‘No. And if I could I wouldn’t tell you’, adding: ‘There were more Tories than Labour.’

When I ask Twiss what he knows about claims of a paedophile ring at Westminster, he says police investigating historic child abuse visited him recently and spent three hours asking him similar questions, mainly about Sir Edward Heath. He told them he did not believe the former PM abused young boys.

As we chat in his front room, Twiss introduces me to Martin, 28, who he says is his carer. A succession of other scruffy young men stroll in and out of the flat. ‘I’m gay – I make no bones about that,’ says Twiss, unprompted.

He says he met scandal-hit Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe ‘in passing’ and was ‘always suspicious’ about him, and adds that ‘everyone knew’ Cyril Smith was picking up young rent boys in Soho.

When I tell Truss he was followed by police around 1978 or 1979, he is shocked.

But he corroborates key aspects of the police story: he lived above a parade of shops in Cricklewood and was a regular visitor to Dolphin Square. However, he flatly denies Smith took a rent boy to his flat. ‘I knew Cyril was into boys. But absolutely not. It would have brought shame to my father.’

Asked if he was a ‘fixer’ who procured rent boys for other Westminster figures, he replies sharply: ‘Even if I was I wouldn’t tell you, I assure you.’ And he insists he never went to the ‘Meat Rack’.

However, he is happy to boast of his connections. ‘My father was Black Rod and high-profile in political circles… I used to visit him at the Lords where he had a grace and favour home.’

His second entrée to high society was through his ‘stockbroker’, the Hon Mervyn Greenway, millionaire playboy son of the 3rd Baron Greenway. ‘Mervyn knew everyone in high places,’ says Twiss. ‘I met them through him.’ He often visited Greenway at his flat in Dolphin Square, a place he says was perfect for residents, including Westminster figures, who wanted to misbehave.

‘If you knew the right porter, you’d leave a few pounds and they would allow your guests in with no questions asked.’

Parties would start in the flats and then ‘spill outside into the square on balmy summer evenings. It was ‘a den of iniquity for 30 years’, with residents’ ‘mistresses and prostitutes’ among the guests.

Including male prostitutes? ‘Yes, probably.’ But again, he can’t – or won’t – name names.

Twiss says his father ‘thought I should have done more with my life’ and was disappointed he did not follow him into the Armed Forces, instead going into teaching. But he refuses to believe his father banned him from the Palace of Westminster.

He says he gave up ‘spanking’ young boys long ago and he changed his name to Raymond Gibson after finishing his third jail sentence in 2006 and ‘disappeared’ from London, moving to Sheerness, Kent.

Twiss happily agreed to meet me for dinner the next day to continue our conversation. But he cried off at the last minute, texting: ‘I told you all I can remember. I am not willing to defame the dead because it will only hurt their families.’

Roddam Twiss  – Abuser with a long history of scams and assaults

Roddam Twiss has a string of criminal convictions. In 1967, he was jailed for three years on seven charges of assaulting boys as young as 11. He and another man were said to have ‘stripped, tied up and beaten’ their victims.

In the 1980s, he served 18 months in jail for a business con, seeking investment in a fake cheesecake factory. And in 2004 at Southwark Crown Court, he was handed a three-and-a-half-year sentence for a £1.2 million scam.

He was accused of duping wealthy Americans using ‘flannel’ and dropping the names of ‘titled and influential people.’

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Sir Cliff Richard appeared in Parliament alongside DJ Paul Gambaccini

It was also said that Twiss tried, unsuccessfully, to entice DJ Paul Gambaccini into investing in one of his dubious schemes.

Roddam Twiss  – He rented a room to vile paedophile

When police investigated Roddam Twiss in the late 1970s, it appears they had no idea that one of Britain’s most vicious paedophiles, Lennie Smith, was renting a room from him.

Twiss confirmed that Smith, jailed in 1992 for his part in a paedophile gang that killed five boys, once rented a room at his Cricklewood Broadway flat.

Twiss said he helped police to investigate Smith, adding: ‘He was a nasty individual and I was content to provide police with information they deemed useful.’

The paedophile, above, was reportedly 23 when he left Twiss’s flat, which suggests it was around 1978 or 1979 – the same time police were investigating Twiss after following Cyril Smith to Cricklewood.

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Leon Brittan’s attendance at Cricklewood flat, alongside Jeremy Thorpe, Cyril Smith and Edward Heath New revelations have emerged of how Sir Peter Hayman tried to bribe officers investigating his case

How Twiss aided Kajagoogoo star

Help: Twiss with Limahl

In a curious episode of his past life, Twiss helped to fund the early pop career of Kajagoogoo lead singer Limahl.

Help: Twiss with Limahl

Twiss told us he met Limahl, real name Chris Hamill, when the singer was a teenager.

Hamill lived with him in Cricklewood and Twiss would drive him to clubs including gay haunt Heaven, where DJ Paul Gambaccini was given Hamill’s demo tape in 1982.

Limahl (Hamill) later moved in with Gambaccini.

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Paul Gambaccini , far right, with, from left, Jimmy Savile, Ed Stewart, Dave Lee Travis and Annie Nightingale at Radio 1’s 15th birthday party in 1982


Diary of a witch-hunt: In his own words, Paul Gambaccini reveals the pain of being denounced as a sex attacker and demonised by police – all on fantasists’ claims

Savile sex scandal hits horrific new low as former colleague Paul Gambaccini claims on Radio Five Live that DJ was a ‘necrophiliac’

  • Former BBC DJ said he was aware of claims in the eighties
  • ‘The expression I came to associate with Savile’s sexual partners was “under-age subnormals”, says colleague of the Jim’ll Fix It presenter
  • In 1990 interview Savile dismissed claims he was a necrophiliac after saying he took pleasure in taking dead people to a hospital mortuary

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2221922/Jimmy-Savile-necrophiliac-says-colleague-Paul-Gambaccini.html

Paul Gambaccini threatens legal action against ‘vile’ Met police

20 Oct 2016

Paul Gambaccini and Sir Cliff Richard leave parliament on Monday after meeting MPs and peers to warn them of the impact of being wrongly accused of sex crimes

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/oct/20/paul-gambaccini-threatens-legal-action-against-vile-met-police

1974 Sir Frank Twiss  …he took over as Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, and then, when the Lords’ Serjeant-at-Arms retired, he took over that job too, involving everything to do with housekeeping and security. In the mornings, he comes down from his one-bedroom flat in the Palace.
The Observer 03 Nov 1974

 


Twiss

UK Admiral Sir Frank Roddam Twiss, the Second Sea Lord, warning commanders to be on the look out for “unnatural vice”.

The Navy’s chief lawyer noted: “It is not necessary to carry out a witch hunt for the more discreet offenders … that it goes on discreetly and hidden away need not cause us too much dismay.”

In 1981, 11 members of the crew of the Queen’s yacht ‘Britannia’ were charged in connection with  sex. scandal

1964 Commission issued to Frank Twiss…authorising him …to assemble Courts-Martial as often as he shall see occasion.

Mischief‏@mischiefx

Times, Sep 6 1967 Roddam Quintin Twiss, son of Sir Frank Twiss (Black Rod/Admiral of the Fleet)

…charged with assaulting a boy aged 11



Anthony Daly‏ @anthonydaly01

Well this is interesting. In I describe how one evening I was introduced to a group of paedophiles, all of whom used silly nick names. One man was introduced to me as Mr Twist (as in Oliver). The MoS has just revealed his identity: Roddam Twiss!


justme‏ @zante03

well if this doesn’t tie a bunch of child rapists and murderers to the establishment via at least RODDAM TWISS  (now RAYMOND GIBSON) of West

Lennie Smith shacked up with Twiss Lennie Smith part of the Dirty Dozen who murdered Jason Swift and other young lads. Sidney Cooke still alive isn’t he << lucky escape

HRH Crafty Muvva @craftymuvva:

I believe Smith lived with Twiss in Belgravia before later on shacking up with the Telegraph sub-editor.

Anthony Daly‏ @anthonydaly01

Tom Driberg lived in the Barbican. He died in 1976, a year after I met him.

Truthseeker‏ @thewakeupcall09

Apparently there was a paedophile ring operating in Barbican in 1982/84. Paedophile Roger Took, director of the Barbican Art Gallery

http://www.spectator.co.uk/2008/07/the-establishment-paedophile-how-a-monster-hid-in-high-society/

IslingtonSurvivorsNetwork‏@theIslingtonSN

In the 90s, Islington council denied Jason Swift (murdered by Hackney based paedophile gang) was in LBI childrens home Conewood Street. But ISN survivors and former staff clearly remember him being there.

http://www.hackneygazette.co.uk/news/crime-court/paedophile-ring-led-by-well-known-figure-abused-london-fields-kids-in-1970s-and-1980s-1-5193252

ISN survivors of Gisburne House, Watford speak of well-to-do nighttime visitors including the late Cyril Smith MP. The young girls watched men go upstairs to the ‘office’. Who were these mystery visitors?

The horrors of Gisburne House

Roger Took

The Establishment Paedophile’s wife

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-1083032/The-Establishment-paedophiles-wife-My-husband-8217-s-secret-tore-lives-apart.html

2013 – 6th Feb – John Stingemore, 70, St leonards on Sea East Sussex, and Tony McSweeney, 66 a Roman CatholicPriest
from Norfolk arrested by MET police under OP Fernbridge and questioned at Belgravia station in relation to Elm Guest
House abuse allegations.

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Driberg befriended at various times the satanist Aleister Crowley and the Kray twins.

After his death, allegations were published about his role over many years as an MI5 informant, a KGB agent, or both.

 

Interestingly, Peter Ball, Trevor Huddleston and Tom Driberg all attended Lancing College.

Tom Driberg had attended Lancing College where he fell under the spell of Adam Fox and his pagan verses in the hymn book, who later becomes Sub-Dean of Westminster Abbey

Aged 16, Robin Bryans first went to St Wulfran’s in 1944 with Father Charlton, prebendary of Chichester Cathedral and Tom Driberg MP, then an Independent MP for Malden, Essex (later Labour MP for Barking 1959-1974 )

“Hidden in its fold of Sussex downland, St Wulfran’s inevitably attracted black magic adherents who believed that the ancient church was built on an even more ancient site of a pagan temple. At first my visit to the church with Tom Driberg and Father Charlton in 1944, I could not possibly have foreseen the reaction of Brighton Corporation to Louis Wilkinson’s reading of the Hymn of Pan at Bear Road crematoriam over the hill or that in 1980 a High Court jury would hear me described not even by Crowley’s title of the Great Beast but as The Devil himself!”

p.119

https://bitsofbooksblog.wordpress.com/2015/03/30/rottingdean/

Peter Ball was involved with confirmations at Lancing College when he was Bishop of Lewes …

Lancing College has certainly seen its fair share of hot tempers – like in June 1980 when a college boy from Japan took his pre-confirmation vow of silence too far.

The 18-year-old had been told not speak to anyone by the Bishop of Lewes to make sure he was fully prepared for the ceremony, so he went for a walk by himself along the River Adur.

Without a word, he marched up to the boys and stamped on their bicycles, causing more than £30 damage.

http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/9972266._Tickle_Toby__canings_at_Lancing_College/

Lancing alumnus Tom Driberg, like Bishop Ball, was involved with satanists

In 1925 the self-professed black magician and wickedest man in the world Aleister Crowley received a letter from an undergraduate at Oxford University. The student was Tom Driberg.

Crowley said grace – “Pardon me while I invoke the moon” – and over a London restaurant table informed his promising young follower that “he had decided to nominate me as his successor as world teacher”.

…upon Crowley’s death in 1947 an anxious Driberg – by then a Member of Parliament – burst into the apartment of Crowley’s executor and anxiously demanded the return of certain correspondence.

https://www.lashtal.com/570-old-news/

Tom Driberg – was a British journalist, politician, High Anglican churchman and possible Soviet spy, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1942-55, and again from 1959-74.

Driberg left for the Far East, to report on the conditions of the allied troops in Burma. The Supreme Allied Commander, Lord Mountbatten,  made him an unofficial temporary special adviser

Always in search of bizarre experiences, Driberg befriended at various times the occultist Aleister Crowley and the Kray twins, along with honoured and respected figures in the worlds of literature and politics. He combined this lifestyle with an unwavering devotion to Anglo-Catholicism. After his death, allegations were published about his role over many years as an MI5 informant, a KGB agent, or both.

 

In 1963 he met the Kray twins and began a lengthy friendship with them and their associates.[98] In July 1964 two backbench Conservative MPs reported to their Chief Whip that Driberg and Lord Boothby (a well-known Conservative peer) had been importuning males at a dog track, and were involved with gangs of thugs.[99]

 

He was reported by Anthony Blunt for passing information on the Party to Maxwell Knight of MI5. Driberg and Knight were long-standing acquaintances who met frequently and, among other things, shared a mutual interest in the works of Aleister Crowley.[39]

 

At parties which Driberg and Boothby attended at the Krays’ flat, “rough East End lads were served like so many canapés”, according to Wheen. While Driberg avoided publicity, Boothby was hounded by the press and forced to issue a series of denials. After the twins had been convicted of murder in 1969, Driberg frequently lobbied the Home Office about their prison conditions, requesting that they be given more visits and allowed regular reunions.[100]

Driberg, was friends with Mervyn Stockwood, the Bishop of Southwark

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

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Driberg with Reggie Kray

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Dribreg with Lord Boothby

Cliff Richard and Lord Boothby

http://aanirfan.blogspot.com/2014/08/cliff-richard-top-pedophile-rings.html

Ronnie Kray’s gay lover and henchman believed to have been murdered by twins ‘was an MI5 mole at the heart of the crime empire’ who fled to Australia

  • ‘Mad’ Teddy Smith was a lieutenant for Ronnie and Reggie Kray in the 1960s 
  • Smith allegedly also had an on-again, off-again sexual relationship with Ronnie 
  • Writer Clare Campbell claims Smith was an MI5 secret agent in new research
  • Smith escaped to Sydney, Australia, after ending his association with the Krays

  • The MI5 files studied by Ms Campbell focus on Lord ‘Bob’ Boothby, a Tory peer, former MP and wartime junior Minister, who was said to share Ronnie Kray’s fondness for young boys.

Anthony Daly‏ @anthonydaly01

Lord Boothby lived in 1 Eton Square where he was visited by Ron Kray and rent boys. He moved in the same circles as L’Isle.

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Peter Ball began his ministry as a curate in Rottingdean.

Ball was ordained in the Church of England as a deacon in 1956 and as a priest in 1957.[6] He began his ministry as a curate in Rottingdean.[7]

Peter Ball:

After theological college, it was Bishop Bell ultimately who did sponsored [sic] me for ordination, but with the approval of the Selection Board. Bishop Bell then placed me in the parish of Rottingdean where I undertook my first curacy.

‘He would visit my curacy on occasion to carry out confirmations and to take services.

‘We had a good working relationship; I was aware that he was “fond” of me. He was someone who I looked up to when I was a young curate starting out in the Church.’

https://www.christiantoday.com/article/george-bell-was-fond-of-paedophile-bishop-peter-ball-and-sponsored-him-through-ordination/127773.htm

What went on in Rottingdean, East Sussex?

In the small village of Rottingdean on the East Sussex coast where Lord Robert Boothby grew up (p.50) attending St Aubyns Prep school until 1913/14, aged 13, and to where he sometimes returned, the author of The Dust has Never Settled*, Robin Bryans became a regular visitor during the 1950s to visit Peter Harris, resident at St Dunstan’s, Ovingdean’s  famous residential home for blind veterans. During the war the young Peter Harris was both blinded and completely paralysed and Bryans often used to take him for walks across the downs, describing to him the scenery as they went. Slightly down the coast, Tom Driberg had attended Lancing College

Harris lived at St Dunstan’s [See Blind Veterans UK on map above] and together he and Bryans would meander down the lane to take shelter in St Wulfran’s porch, doing a crossword together, while ignoring Crowley’s devotees coming into the churchyard to light candles and leave relics.

p.121

During 1976 over games of chess down at the local pub [Queen Victoria, Rottingdean] the police asked if Bryans had seen much of Crowley’s black mass people around Ovingdean because “more than usual black chicken feathers and blood had been seen, and the unsolved murder of Keith’s young schoolfriend was still on police record.”

 

HRH Crafty Muvva @craftymuvva:

So Tom Driberg was living in Mountjoy House and Roddam Twiss was living in Thomas More House at the Barbican in 1975.

 
 1967: Roddam Twiss, teacher & Richard J Hitchcock, driver:
1967: Roddam Twiss

Grayshott is in Petersfield.

Petersfield is near where Vishal was found & where Lennie Smith’s death was registered…

Even though it was reported that Lennie Smith died in a paedo unit in Nottingham.

 

My Sweet Landlord‏ @MySweetLandlord

MP for nearby Petersfield in 1982 was Michael Mates. Of Dolphin Square fame.

Michael Mates 1989


Father claims Scotland Yard covered up son’s murder by Westminster paedophiles

Exclusive: The father of murdered eight-year-old Vishal Mehrotra says police ignored a tip-off that the boy may have been abducted by a VIP paedophile ring

 


HRH Crafty Muvva @craftymuvva:

Did his ‘stockbroker’ go down to Fontwell often, I wonder? Wasn’t there a big race on there during the weekend Vishal disappeared?

I just checked – it was Goodwood racing that weekend.

Martin Walkerdine‏ @mwalkerdine

Michael Mates lived at Durford Mill / Mehrotra body found Durford Abbey Farm just 200 yard away

Dame Alun Roberts‏ @ciabaudo:

Wasn’t that just a couple of hundred yards from Michael Mates MP’s doorstep?

Michael Mates MP lived at Dursford Mill …

Isn’t Paedobritain a small world? Michael Mates was campaign manager to paedophile Patrick Rock!

 

Was Michael Mates, friend of Rantzen’s lover Fairbairn, ever interviewed by Police re. Vishal’s disappearance.

 

 


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Michael Mates attending Leon Brittan’s memorial service

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Mates set to make over £100,000 from Dolphin Square windfall

6 Sep 2012

https://www.channel4.com/news/by/michael-crick/blogs/mates-set-to-make-over-100000-from-dolphin-square-windfall

HRH Crafty Muvva @craftymuvva

1990: : Yet more reasons for its inclusion in

ColinWallace MichaelMates

Ben Smith‏ @brumsongsben

Michael Mates was leadership campaign manager for Michael Heseltine (shirt shop investor)

Michael Heseltine helps fund Harvey Proctor shirt shop

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/16/newsid_2524000/2524727.stm

Truthseeker‏ @thewakeupcall09

Who did Michael Mates allegedly caught in flagrante years ago ?

HRH Crafty Muvva @craftymuvva

Are you referring to this from 1981?

Truthseeker‏ @thewakeupcall09
Not that one, this two very well known male politicians together.

Dame Alun Roberts‏@ciabaudo:

From Freddie Mercury’s biography:


 

Limahl – Children’s charity NSPCC/Princess Margaret

The front cover of the programme for the ‘Children’s Royal Variety Show’ in aid of the ‘NSPCC’ (National Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children)

http://limahl.com/finding-success/

justme‏@zante03

the singer LIMAHL mentioned regarding Gambachinni .. was he getting it on with the older men one wonders.. Adam Ant ‘s father = Alfred Leslie Goddard was in SAME gang as Lennie Smith too wasn’t he all same era innit

and he also starred in an Adam Ant promo video

justme‏@zante03

how kind of RODDAM TWISS to give singer LIMAHL THEN THOUSAND POUNDS to get equipment to hit the big time…very generous

 

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Adam Ant’s mother was an embroiderer or the Queen’s dressmaker Norman Hartnell. and worked at Paul McCartney’s house as a cleaner.

Like Sidney Cooke, Leslie Alfred Goddard was also a chauffeur to rich families.
link

Alfred Leslie Goddard had served in the Royal Air Force.

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

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Ted Heath with Margaret Thatcher and Quintin Hogg

Adam Ant’s school governers were MPs.  The MPs  called Quintin Hogg and Margaret Thatcher (junior minister) and Adam Ant’s family were given Council accommodation.

justme‏@zante03

http://lightbluecar.com/nl/The%20Official%20Adam%20Ant%20Story%20%5Bv01%5D.pdf

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Quintin Hogg, the Lord Chancellor

Bank job that opened the door on a royal sex scandal

The ex-gang member said he was terrified to discover one box belonged to the-then head of the judiciary.

He said: “It was owned by Quintin Hogg, the Lord Chancellor.

When we opened it we dropped it on the floor like it was a time bomb. We didn’t want to take anything that might give us extra trouble so we left it

And what was most disturbing was the child pornography we found.

We were disgusted and left it in their open boxes so police could trace the owners.”

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bank-job-that-opened-the-door-on-a-royal-293740

1984    “Heath Picture” Case … found five erotic colour photographs showing the woman with two children and two men – Mr Heath and a police detective


@TailWaggingTheDog DogWaggedByTail

I can’t understand why, in the midst of his hissy fit, Harvey Proctor told anyone who was listening that he was being asked about Albert Leslie Goddard (Adam Ant’s father).

Adam Ant's father, Alfred Leslie Goddard (left), was jailed for preying on runaway boys nearly 30 years ago

Adam Ant’s father dragged into VIP child abuse probe: Alfred Leslie Goddard was jailed for preying on runaway boys nearly 30 years ago

  • Alfred Leslie Goddard was jailed for preying on boys nearly 30 years ago 
  • His pop star son, Adam Ant, had a string of chart hits in the 1980s 
  • Goddard has now been dragged into the Westminster child abuse probe 
  • He was part of a gang that included notorious paedophile Sidney Cooke

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Goddard’s links to the controversial Operation Midland were revealed by ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor last week in his furious denunciation of police for treating him as a suspect on the basis of claims made by a single, unnamed alleged victim.

Mr Proctor said he had been asked by officers if he knew Goddard during a lengthy police interview last Monday, in which he was also accused of taking part in sick child abuse alongside former Prime Minister Edward Heath.

‘I was asked if I knew a number of people including Leslie Goddard,’ the former politician said, adding that he did not know him.

One source said last night: ‘It’s an important angle and I don’t think many people know Goddard was part of a ring who were suspected of supplying boys to VIPs.’

Goddard, then 58, was jailed for two years in June 1987 after being convicted at the Old Bailey of sex offences against two boys.

He was one of 12 men told by a judge that they had ‘taken advantage’ of the youths ‘to gratify your sexual desires’. The court heard they had ‘procured’ boys who had run away from home or were in care, plied them with drink and drugs then ‘hawked them about’ to men across London.

At the time, Goddard lived in Eccleston Square, Pimlico, close to the exclusive apartments of Dolphin Square where the VIP child abuse ring is said to have been based.

It was later claimed that his father’s disgrace contributed to the depression and mental health problems later suffered by his son, born Stuart Leslie Goddard, who as Adam Ant enjoyed seven Top 10 singles.

Two years after Goddard was sentenced, his co-defendant Sidney Cooke was one of four jailed for the manslaughter of Jason Swift. The gang took turns to rape the 14-year-old before his strangled body was found in a shallow grave.

Cooke is now 88 and still behind bars. Goddard died in 1997.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3215608/Adam-Ant-s-father-dragged-VIP-child-abuse-probe.html



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^ Goddard – Adam Ant’s father



National archive files on Frank Roddham Twiss from 1971 just recently opened in March 2018

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C16658522

Smith, Lennie (Leonard William)

Leonard William Gilchrist Smith
Born on 23rd August 1954 in Montgomeryshire, Wales Lennie Smith was taken into care after leaving school at fourteen and was, by then, already an active rent boy. Consistently absconding from various care homes he was heavily involved in the gay scene in Oxford, Birmingham and London and accumulated convictions for burglary, theft and attempting to obtain goods by deception.

In London he operated at Victoria Station (where he first met Robert Oliver circa 1973) and the Piccadilly “meat rack” and lived for four years at an address on Eaton Place in Belgravia, “with the son of a man who held a prestigious and historic parliamentary post, meeting him first as a client who enjoyed being tied up and whipped”.

Smith then moved to Southend, working as an amusement arcade assistant for an elderly homosexual called Jack Parsons, who was described as Smith’s “sugar daddy” and whom Smith referred to as his grandad.  The amusement arcade was a cover for dealing in drugs, prostitution of boys and the picking up of boys. At the age of twenty three he was convicted for gross indecency.

In the early 1980’s Smith based himself in Birmingham, and served a year in prison after being convicted for burglary, theft and criminal damage offences. Upon his release he returned to London, becoming the tenant of 70 Templemead on the Kingsmead Estate. Only 5ft 2 in height and looking very young for his age Smith lasted longer than most as a rent boy however he moved on from rent boy to pimp.

In 1984 Smith married a Bolivian student at Hackney Registry Office, having been paid £500 to do so, so the student could secure her residency. By this point he was living at 36 Ashmead House, a flat which was also shared with Robert Oliver and Donald Smith who was the tenant. It was in this flat that Jason Swift was to meet his death a year later.

Also in 1984 Lennie and Donald Smith met Leslie Bailey and introduced him to homosexual ‘orgies’.

Operation Stranger was launched on 17th January 1986 and eventually resulted in conviction of the ‘Dirty Dozen’ gang and four convictions for the killing of Jason Swift. Under Operation Stranger, Smith was arrested in February 1986 and was remanded in custody where he remained until the dirty dozen trial in June 1987 where he was convicted and given a thirty month sentence.

Released from Wandsworth Prison on 23rd October 1987 detectives immediately arrested him outside the prison gates and the following day Smith was charged with the murder of Jason Swift. Immediately remanded ito custody again, Smith remained in custody until he was released at the committal stages in February 1988 when charges were dropped against him.

During the 1989 trial of Cooke, Bailey, Barrell and Oliver for the murder of Jason Swift Bronwyn Bevan QC stated that Jason had become involved with Lennie Smith who then handed him to Sidney Cooke “because he feared the police were taking an unhealthy interest in him”. Smith had always denied knowing Jason but police had uncovered eight witnesses who said differently.  Former rent boy Derek Crabbe said he had seen Jason about a dozen times in 36 Ashmead. A neighbour also recalled seeing Jason leaving Smith’s flat at 70 Templemead.

In May 1989, and immediately after the Jason Swift trial had drawn to a close, Smith was tracked down to a flat at Savernake House in Stoke Newington where he was living with “a bloated, middle aged man who worked as a sub-editor on the Daily Telegraph”. The day following the verdict the Daily Mirror’s front page carried a photo of Smith with the headline “This Man is Evil”.

The Operation Orchid team kept him under close surveillance because his name cropped up more than any other, and on 2nd May 1990, he was arrested at a public toilet where he had indecently assaulted a child. He was sentenced to three years.

Whilst serving the three-year sentence Smith was interviewed with regards to other offences involving a six year old boy. In May 1992, he was charged with offences in relation to this boy and when he was released remanded into custody until his trial.

During the 1991 investigation into Smith in respect to his abuse of the boy he babysat, a friend of the boy’s family who had lived on the same estate was traced to Newcastle.  He emerged as a useful witness but died several months later from AIDS, although not before making a statement to police on his deathbed, detailing homosexual activity on the Kingsmead estate, and also naming a gay priest, who was seen driving children to orgies there.  Robert Oliver had also previously revealed that Smith had passed one boy – a 15 year old called “Michael” on to a gay priest friend of his who took the boy down to Brighton.

Though closely linked to the killing of seven-year-old Mark Tildesley and Barry Lewis, and named in court during the 1992 trial of Leslie Bailey, Smith was never charged.

The CPS decided that, whilst evidence existed, a prosecution against Lennie Smith (and Sidney Cooke) would fail because it relied too heavily on Bailey’s evidence and Bailey’s confession was not enough to prosecute Smith and Cooke.  Leslie Bailey was the only one convicted in relation to Mark’s death.

Smith had always replied “No comment” when asked about Mark.

“That’s all he would say, with a very straight face,” according to former Detective Chief Superintendent Roger Stoodley, who brought the paedophile ring to justice. “He was very calm and very cunning.”

On 9th December 1992 Smith was sentenced to ten years imprisonment for a string of vicious sexual assaults eight years earlier against a six year old boy who he had been baby-sitting. It was reported that on one occasion the boy was taken by Smith to an illicit gay club in the West End.  The boy told the court he had witnessed two men having sex.

Upon Smith’s release in 1999 former police chief superintendent Roger Stoodley, who brought Smith to justice, said“wherever he goes children will die. He will always try and offend again. He does not deserve to have any freedom whatsoever”

Released into a prison housing unit for former sex offenders in 1999, Smith died of AIDS in 2006.

Sources include “Lambs to the Slaughter” by Ted Oliver and Ramsey Smith, “Catching Monsters” by David Bright, and press reports.

2 July 2006

BRITAIN’S most dangerous paedophile, Lenny Smith, has died of AIDS in a secret prison unit – taking to the grave the terrible secret of just how many children he abused and murdered.
The 51-year-old pervert – jailed for 10 years in 1992 for sickening sex attacks on a six-year-old boy – was a member of a sadistic paedophile ring that preyed on children and murdered five boys in the mid-1980s.
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/NEXT+STOP+HELL%3B+EXCLUSIVE+Worst+paedophile+in+Britain+dies+of+AIDS+in…-a0147708938

In May 1989, and immediately after the Jason Swift trial had drawn to a close, Smith was tracked down to a flat at Savernake House in Stoke Newington where he was living with “a bloated, middle aged man who worked as a sub-editor on the Daily Telegraph”. The day following the verdict the Daily Mirror’s front page carried a photo of Smith with the headline “This Man is Evil”.

Daily Mirror, 13th May 1989 (part ocr)

‘…THIS is Lennie Smith who led 14-year-old Jason Swift to his depraved homosexual killers.

He introduced Jason to four other perverts who killed him in a horrific orgy after promising him £5 each, the Old Bailey was told.

Two of the four told police Smith was with them during the attack on Jason.

But Smith is  still  free and  the  Daily  Mirror tracked him down.

The four — Sidney Cooke, 60, Robert Oliver, 36, Leslie Bailey, 35, who was nicknamed Catweazle because of his wild looks, and Steven Barrell 27 — were found guilty at the Old Bailey yesterday of manslaughter and raping Jason.

They will be sentenced on Monday.

Last night they were in solitary confinement — to protect them against attacks from other prisoners.

Smith was arrested and charged with Jason’s murder. But he did not, face

trial, even though some of the killers said in statements that he was in the flat in Hackney, East London, during the orgy in 1985.

Statements by accused people cannot be used as evidence against others unless they are repeated in the witness box — so the charges had to be dropped.

“When we arrested Lennie Smith he was the only one who admitted absolutely nothing.” a detective said.

“The other four admitted being present an were able to charge them.”

When the Daily Mirror confronted Smith in his dingy North London flat, we caught him with his trousers down.

He refused to answer questions about the death of Jason Swift.

“Why don’t you **** off and leave me alone he screamed.

“Were you there when Jason died?” we asked.”

“I don’t want to talk about it,” he retorted.

“What do you feel about Jason’s death?”

“Nothing. I’m saying nothing,” he said as he fled into the night still only half-dressed and leaving his front door open.

The prosecution told the trial: “It was through lennie Smith, a homosexual with a particular leaning towards young boys, that Jason was introduced to these defendants.

Smith 35, a former rent boy,has been convicted five times for gross indecency.

And in June 1987 he was jailed for 2 1/2 years along with pop star Adam Ant’s father Leslie Goddard for taking part in a child sex racket…'[ SEE BELOW]

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Hackney Gazette, 12th June 1987

Men procured and corrupted boys, court told

The twelve men, who included the father of pop singer Adam Ant, pleaded guilty or were convicted of a variety of serious sexual offences against two boys aged 13, one of 11 and one aged 14.

Among the defendants were Leonard William Smith, 31, of Templemead House, Hackney; Sidney Charles Cooke, 59, of Oswalds Mead, Lindisfarnc Way, Hackney; Simon Haeems, 35, of Victoria Road, Stoke Newing-ton; Walter Ballantyne, 46, of Hather-sage Court, Newington Green, Isling-ton; Colin Byrne, 18, of the same address; Daniel Paine, 33, of Maiden Road, Kentish Town, and Roy Alan Morris, 26, of Crowndale Road, Camden.

Also in the dock were: Alfred Goddard, 58. of Victoria, the father of Adam Ant; John Thornton, 36, of New Addington, Surrey; John Stead, 23, also of New Addington, and Edward Talbot, 47, from Luton.

Ballantyne, with previous convictions for sex offences against hoys, was jailed for six years and three months. Byrne was put on probation for a year.

Smith and Morris were each jailed for 30 months; Turner and Stead for five years; Haeems, Paine and Goddard for two years; Thornton for eight years; Talbot for a year, and Cooke remanded on bail for reports.

http://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2013/07/09/men-procured-and-corrupted-boys-court-told-12-6-87/

https://webbrain.com/brainpage/brain/0FE31538-2121-8495-33A5-86073BE95DE1/thought/3687

 £1.2m fraud of Black Rod’s son

His father was Sir Frank Twiss, a war hero who survived a Japanese PoW camp and went on to become Admiral of the Fleet and the House of Lords’ Black Rod.

29 July 2004

With his public-school education, connections and charm,Roddam Twiss could have aspired to emulate his father’s achievements.

But today he sits in Belmarsh prison, awaiting sentencing for a £1.2million fraud. Twiss, 64, was found guilty of conspiracy to defraud and was warned by a judge to expect to be jailed when he returns to court in September.

The former teacher had traded on his name to persuade friends and acquaintances to invest in his scheme, with the promise of “high yield” returns and the chance of helping Third World humanitarian causes. A substantial number of US investors were taken in by his pitch and by numerous lengthy, but bogus, documents.

A total of £1.2million was transferred to two sham companies run by Twiss from his former council flat in Bethnal Green. Instead of investing the money Twiss used it to clear his £40,000 mortgage and buy a £48,000 Jaguar. He and his Lebanese-born accomplice Emile Coury, 62, banked the rest of the money in London, France, Guernsey, Switzerland and Lebanon.

Prosecuting counsel Sir Derek Spencer QC told Southwark Crown Court: “His technique was that of a confidence trickster. He used high-sounding business names and verbose language, which was mostly flannel. He name-dropped, making references to a number of titled and influential people.”

Twiss’s victims were well-to-do American professionals such as Miami accountant Anthony Brunson, who put in £68,000 of his savings, and Miami lawyer Kimberley Daise who, with another three people, invested £194,000.

But nearly 40 years ago Twiss had picked on a far more vulnerable group of victims — young schoolboys. In 1967, when he was a 27-year-old teacher in Hampshire, Twiss was jailed for three years for indecently assaulting, stripping and beating five boys, one as young as 11.

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Sir Frank Twiss

The conviction must have come as a terrible blow to Sir Frank, a man of impeccable character and moral strength. The year Twiss was jailed for indecency, his father was promoted to full admiral and would go on to become Black Rod, one of the key ceremonial figures in the Houses of Parliament. He died in 1994.

By the mid-Eighties Roddam Twiss had become involved in London’s rent-boy scene, paying £20 to young men to beat him. He was nicknamed “The Teacher” and known for his sado-masochistic tastes.

Soon after he was sentenced to another three years, this time for a £5,000 business fraud. Over the years Twiss had moved on to the fringes of London’s music scene. He befriended Limahl, who would go on to become the lead singer of Eighties pop band Kajagoogoo, and helped fund two of his early records, recorded under his real name Chris Hamill.

During the Nineties, Twiss set up financial consultancy Dragon Rampant. Here he sacked one of his stockbrokers after the man took an overdose at his desk.

Twiss fired off a curt letter to Leslie Walbrook calling his suicide bid “inconsiderate”. Mr Walbrook’s wife Gill said at the time: “Twiss is a cruel, heartless beast.”

Like many conmen, however, Twiss managed to mask his true intentions beneath a veneer of affable sophistication.

The Serious Fraud Office is trying to recover what is left of the money Twiss swindled from investors.

Peter Twiss with a scale model of the Fairey Delta 2. (The Teegraph)

Sir Frank Twiss’s second cousin Peter Twiss, 83, a retired test pilot who in 1956 broke the world’s absolute speed record, said: “Sir Frank was an outstanding man. He would have been devastated that his son has been convicted.”

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/12m-fraud-of-black-rods-son-6967435.html

Admiral’s son jailed for fraud

13 Oct 2004

A public school-educated conman whose father served as Black Rod in the House of Lords was jailed yesterday for swindling money out of investors who believed they were helping humanitarian projects in the Third World.

Roddam Twiss, 64, was sentenced to three and a half years for conspiracy to defraud after taking £1.2 million from people in the US and Europe. He used his share to clear the mortgage on his house in Bethnal Green, east London, and buy a £48,000 Jaguar.

His accomplice, Emile Coury, 62, escaped prosecution by fleeing to the Lebanon.

Twiss, the son of the former Admiral of the Fleet Sir Frank Twiss, was found guilty in July.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1473993/News-in-brief.html


Peter Twiss (right) drives villain Morzeny's boat in From Russia With Love

Peter Twiss (right) drives villain Morzeny’s boat in From Russia With Love

Lionel Peter Twiss was born on July 23 1921 at Lindfield Sussex and educated at Sherborne School.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip look over the Fairey Delta 2 with Lieutenant-Commander Peter Twiss

Neville Duke funeral : News Photo

Neville Duke funeral
Former test pilot Peter Twiss (centre) shares a lighter moment with the Duke of Richmond (left) after the funeral of Neville Duke, test pilot and World War II fighter ace at St Andrews Church in Tangmere near Chichester West Sussex

 

Roddam Quintin Twiss 1979 Bankruptcy

55 Park Lane, London W.1

53 Avonmore Road, London W. 14

77 New Bond Street, London W.1

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/48039/page/16292/data.pdf

Matter 1424 0f 1973. Trustee’s Name Addres and description-O’Reilly John Francis,

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/48577/page/5282/data.pdf

VISHAL MEHROTRA; MICHAEL MATES; ASIL NADIR

Vishal Mehrotra (above) is believed to have been murdered by the VIP child abuse ring that contained top UK politicians and top people in the UK military and security services.

FIELD MARSHALL BRAMALL; VISHAL. / ELM GUEST HOUSE; MISSING BOYS; LEON BRITTAN.

Vishal’s body was found 200 metres away from the home of the top UK politician Michael Mates.

Michael Mates

“Vishal’s body was found on the edge of Durford Abbey Farm, less than 3 miles from Harting.

“Peter Morrison (‘child abuser’) had taken a boy from Harting and assaulted him at Elm Guest House (boy brothel) in Barnes, SW London.

“Michael Mates (MP for Petersfield) lived at Durford Mill as well as Dolphin Square (site of boy brothel) next to Nicholas Fairbairn (‘child abuser’).”

Petersfield | scepticpeg..

Michael Mates was the Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Petersfield / East Hampshire from 1974 to 2010.

Michael Mates was educated at Salisbury Cathedral School, Blundell’s School and King’s College, Cambridge, where he was a choral scholar.

He served for twenty years in the British Army, leaving in 1974 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel with the 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards.

From 1992 to 1993, Mates was Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office.

The Kincora boy brothel in Northern Ireland.
Mates resigned after a scandal involving his links to fugitive businessman Asil Nadir.[2]

Asil Nadir was said to be involved in the ‘Arms to Iraq’ scandal.

Mates served as the Chairman of the Defence (1987–1992) and Northern Ireland (2001–2005) select committees and chaired the All-PartyAnglo-Irish Parliamentary Group.

Michael Mates is the father of James Mates, a senior reporter and presenter for ITN.

Lord McAlpine, who got money for the Conservative Party fromAsil Nadir

Anonymous left a comment, on the post “COLBY, BARAK, ROTHSCHILD, EPSTEIN, MAXWELL...“, pointing out possible links between the UK child abuse scandal and the sale of arms to Iraq.

1. TheTurkish Cypriot newspaper Kibrisli (13.01.12) reported that Britain illegally sold weapons to Saddam Hussein’s regime through a company run by a wealthy British businessman called Asil Nadir.Lord McAlpine persuaded Asil Nadir to give a large sum of money to the UK Conservative Party.

Cyprus Expat | Blog: Asil Nadir’s Company Used For Selling weapons to Iraq…

Asil Nadir.

2. The Turkish newspaper reported that “an experienced intelligence specialist, who worked for 20 years with the CIA”, told the Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet that a CIA document shows that the British ‘deep state’ used Nadir’s company for an illegal weapon’s sale.

CIA document shows deep British state involved in secret arms sale …

“The documents which contain the details of USA-UK cooperation, along with the cover for the secret weapon sale’s network, expose that the ‘deep state’ used a series of dirty paths, including murder.

“The documents prove that Unipac, a company based in occupied Famagusta and which is connected to Nadir’s Polly Peck, was among a set of companies used for selling guns to Iraq.

“According to the intelligence specialist, Mark Thatcher, son of ex-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, received a 12 million fortune from a weapons sale and Nadir’s company Polly Peck tried to cover it.

“This pushed the button for the company’s collapse under the British Serious Fraud Office.”

Cyprus Expat | Blog: Asil Nadir’s Company Used For Selling weapons to Iraq.

Elizabeth Forsyth (born Elizabeth McAlpine), left, with Asil Nadir’s family, in Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus, in July 1987

3. Asil Nadir ran an international fruit, shipping and leisure conglomerate, called Polly Peck.

Elizabeth Forsyth was Nadir’s personal banker.

‘My father Thomas McAlpine of the Scottish McAlpine construction family always treated me as if I was an adult,’ she says. 

The £29m riddle: Why DID Asil Nadir come back? 

“It was a raid on Miss Forsyth’s company, South Audley Management (set up to manage Nadir’s personal matters), by the Serious Fraud Office in September 1990 that triggered the collapse of Polly Peck International…

“The sudden implosion of the international fruit, shipping and leisure conglomerate left 23,000 shareholders with worthless stock…

“Nadir later fled by private jet to his home in Northern Cyprus where he remained until two years ago.”

Miss Forsyth’s conviction for handling stolen cash was overturned on appeal

The £29m riddle: Why DID Asil Nadir come back? 

4. Angus James Wilson was the co-founder of Scallywag Magazine, together with his half brother Simon Regan.

Angus told Simon “that he had been supplied with compromising pictures of ….”

The photos were of a top cabinet minister, alleged to be linked to the Welsh child abuse scandal.

Reportedly, in 1996, Angus took the photos to Northern Cyprus to show to Asil Nadir.

Almost immediately afterwords, Angus died in a car crash in Cyprus (September 1996.)

Someone “took all Angus’s possessions into his own custody, presumably with the photographs.”

Angus James Wilson died in 1996 and Simon Regan died around 2000.

justice denied: death of scallywag co founder angus james wilson …

Sterling Sub-Machine Gun, the weapon at the center of James Edmiston’s arms-to-Iraq trial. SOURCE: Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images 

5. Anonymous comments:

“I understand MI6 used British companies to get around the embargo; many were collapsed to take the fall, leaving a lot of disgruntled businessmen like Gerald Reavney James, Astra.

“Scallywag (Wilson, Davis) had compromising photos of Y, which they were selling to Nadir.

“Giovanni di Stefano is representing Nadir: he has refused to withdraw allegations re X.

“X was somehow connected to the SA nuclear matter.

“No wonder there was no libel claim re the Scallywag article.”


Mafia?

Reportedly, the CIA document, which has not yet been made public, implicates “MI6 agent Stephan Kock” and contains the statement that the arrest of Polly Peck CEO Asil Nadir was arranged through the British Serious Fraud Office.

CIA document shows deep British state involved in secret arms sale …

“Claims have also been made that apart from Mark Thatcher, the then Defence Sales Organisations chairman Lord Levene and British Military Services chairman Lord Cuckney had retired after having become millionaires from the arms sale to Iraq. 

“The CIA document also gives coverage to the suspicious death of experienced journalist Jonathan Moyle in Chile in the wake of the surfacing of allegations concerning Matrix Churchill, Astra and CIA connected Chilean company Allivane regarding the arms sale to Iraq.

“Claims had been made that Stephan Kock was responsible for the suspicious death of Moyle who was the editor of the Helicopter Defence World.

“There are claims that Moyle was murdered in a way that looked like natural death after he had started investigating Cardoen who was a close friend of Mark Thatcher and was in control of the Allivane company which was planning to sell helicopters to Iraq.

“There are other claims which say that the MI6 and SAS were responsible for the murder of Gerald Bull who was killed in an assassination that was carried out outside his home in Brussels. Gerald Bull was a Canadian engineer who was the architect of the arms sale apparently.”

CIA document shows deep British state involved in secret arms sale …

Arms-to-Iraq  / 1996: Arms-to-Iraq report published
The arms for Iraq scandal: Firm claims pounds 4m from taxpayer to …



Islington

Jonathan Aitken mentioned here in same context as Offenbach lawyer for Lennie Smith (Jason Swift) @mwalkerdine ??
Release, an underground organisation that provided legal advice and welfare services to young people arrested for drugs offences. Jonathan Aitkendid much to smooth the way for Release.
A number of lawyers took referrals from Release. The first of these was Martin Polden; the others who worked with Release in its early days included Desmond Banks, David Offenbach, Bernie Simons, Dennis Muirhead and David Pedley.
Jonathan Aitken in priest's outfit

Jonathan Aitken becomes prison chaplain

30 June 2018

The Sidney Cooke “dirty dozen” gang

These eight have all been described as being in the dirty dozen gang by the MSM.

Definites (or as far as MSM reports on them go..)

Sidney Cooke
Robert Oliver
Stephen Barrell
Bill Malcolm (murdered- shot in the head on his doorstep)
Leslie Bailey (murdered- strangled in his cell)
Lennie Smith (died of AIDS)
Walter Ballantyne
Brian “chickenmaster” Turner

Possibles

Another possible is Richard Becker (convicted with Roger Gleaves and described as a friend of Cookes)

More candidates just put forward (and thanks) – all convicted together in 1987, along with Cooke, Ballentyne and Smith. This lot could well be the original dirty dozen

Bryne, Colin
Goddard, Alfred (father of Adam Ant :-/ ) http://www.thefreelibrary.com/THE+EV……-a063899413
Haeems, Simon
Morris, Roy Alan http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/ne…fender_jailed/
Paine, Daniel
Stead, John
Talbot, Edward
Thornton, John

Keith Spratt?
Douglas Braithwaite?
Dennis Ward?
Robert Kearns?

“Remember Operation Orchid in the 1980s, when police broke a paedophile ring who had murdered four young boys from the East End of London. At the end of that inquiry, detectives released the names of six other boys who were also missing and who, they feared, might also have been victims. And, unofficially, they admitted that they knew there were up to a dozen members of the ring who had escaped prosecution“.

From the GLO database on the Needle

Hackney Gazette, 12th June 1987 (ocr)

TWELVE homosexuals who preyed on young runaway boys were jailed for a total of 36 years and three months at the Old Bailey.

Judge Michael Underhill told them: “For the protection of the young il must be made absolutely clear that those who seek to abuse them for their own purposes will face heavy sentences.”

The judge said: “Runaway boys have to be protected from their own folly and inexperience. You took .advantage of their weakness to gratify your sexual desires. The shock consequence of that can lead to a victim becoming a male Prostitute or rent boy whose only prospect is one of degradation and misery.”

The twelve men, who included the father of pop singer Adam Ant, pleaded guilty or were convicted of a variety of serious sexual offences against two boys aged 13, one of 11 and one aged 14.

Among the defendants were Leonard William Smith, 31, of Templemead House, Hackney; Sidney Charles Cooke, 59, of Oswalds Mead, Lindisfarne Way, Hackney; Simon Haeems, 35, of Victoria Road, Stoke Newington; Walter Ballantyne, 46, of Hathersage Court, Newington Green, Islington; Colin Byrne, 18, of the same address; Daniel Paine, 33, of Maiden Road, Kentish Town, and Roy Alan Morris, 26, of Crowndale Road, Camden.

Also in the dock were: Alfred Goddard, 58. of Victoria, the father of Adam Ant; John Thornton, 36, of New Addington, Surrey; John Stead, 23, also of New Addington, and Edward Talbot, 47, from Luton.

Ballantyne, with previous convictions for sex offences against hoys, was jailed for six years and three months. Byrne was put on probation for a year.

Smith and Morris were each jailed for 30 months; Turner and Stead for five years; Haeems, Paine and Goddard for two years; Thornton for eight years; Talbot for a year, and Cooke remanded on bail for reports.

Crown prosecutor Mr John Sevan told the court that between January 1984 and January last year the defendants procured and corrupted boys who had run away from home or from council care.

Boys were “hawked about” all over London, staying for a week or two at the homes of different men who passed them on when they got tired of the lads. To keep one step ahead of police, social workers or parents, the men hid the boys.

The victims were plied with drink and drugs including cannabis, amphetamines and LSD to weaken their resistance to sexual demands.

“This group of men had the wickedness to introduce boys to the so-called delights of drugs and unnatural sex,” counsel said.

Ballantyne, a stallholder at Dalston Market, was one of the ringleaders of the network.

Paedophiles and Fun Fairs

Fun fairs are a big part of english culture, me myself hated them, I always found them sinister,and scary and a perfect vehicle to procure children, where people are strange(lost boys) here is some examples…

UK Victims snared at funfairs

Paedophile Sidney Cooke set up his own funfair stall at fairgrounds around the country to lure his unsuspecting victims. The 72-year-old, nicknamed Hissing Sid, used a children’s Test Your Strength machine to meet his victims and trap them into under-age sex orgies. With his friends Robert Oliver, Lennie Smith and Leslie Bailey, former farm worker Cooke would drug the children before subjecting them to brutal assaults. Habitually dressed in a dirty suit and trilby hat, he was one of a gang in the 1980s suspected of the deaths of up to nine boys.

Operating from a flat on the Kingsmead estate in Hackney, east London, the gang hired underage male prostitutes or snatched children off the streets to torture them sexually, including Jason Swift, a 14-year-old rent boy from Hackney. A group of men each paid £5 to have sex with Jason in the Kingsmead flat. He was later found strangled in a shallow grave on the outskirts of London.

Det Supt Bright of Essex Police described Cooke as “cocky and arrogant” before he eventually confessed to Jason’s killing. It was appalling beyond belief,” he said. Det Bright described how the gang would stalk boys at fairgrounds as if they were hunting prey. He added: “There are certain cases that you work on during your career that will never leave you. I will never forget Jason.”

Cooke was sent to prison for 19 years in 1989 for Jason’s manslaughter but managed to get his sentence reduced to 16 years and was released after nine. Bailey named him as one of the killers of Mark Tildesley, seven, who disappeared after visiting a funfair near his home in Wokingham, Berkshire. Police believe he was lured away from the fair by Cooke on the promise of a 50p bag of sweets.

He was then tortured and killed by Cooke’s gang in a caravan in almost exactly the same way as Jason. But in 1991 the CPS declined to prosecute Cooke for Mark’s death as he was already in prison for killing Jason.

Cooke has indicated that he knows where Mark’s body is buried but refuses to tell police or the boy’s grieving parents exactly where his grave is.

During his time in Wandsworth Prison in London Cooke was held on a special wing for sex offenders. He became the centre of attention, admired by other paedophiles for the extent of his depravity and the lengths he was prepared to go to ensnare his victims. Detective Constable Tina Birnie said: “He (Cooke) has been put on a pedestal because he killed all of those kids. It was a fantasy to all those paedophiles to go a bit further.”

After his release in April last year Cooke lived, at his own request, in a suite of three cells at Yeovil police station in Somerset for his own safety. He was arrested at the police station by detectives investigating allegations of serious sexual offences.

Paedophile Lee Bamford, himself abused as a child, tried to get funfair jobs

A 20-YEAR-OLD paedophile who abused a young boy has been banned from having contact with children after trying to get jobs at two funfairs. Lee Bamford, from South Croydon, has been given a sexual offences prevention order – despite claims it was a breach of his human rights.The sex pest, who was abused as a child at funfairs, was caught trying to gain employment at a fair in Crystal Palace in April and another in Purley in May.

Croydon Magistrates’ Court heard on Friday that Bamford, of Normanton Road, had abused a six-year-old boy and still posed a “serious risk” to young children. Gareth Munday, prosecuting, said the defendant had grown up in a difficult family background and was sexually abused eight years ago. He was taken into care and housed with other young victims, but was eventually removed. Mr Munday said: “It appears the problem which had arisen in his early years continued. It was no longer appropriate for him to be in group care.”

Bamford was then placed with foster parents but came into contact with a boy who he abused. But the Crown Prosecution Service decided not to take the case to a full trial because of the young ages of Bamford and his victim.Croydon Council secured funding to give the youngster 24-hour care in Liverpool where he remained for four years before returning to Croydon.

He then received support from a care worker who raised concerns about his “inability to cope with his urges”. Mr Munday said: “Through his behaviour and determination to attend funfairs, where he was abused when he was young, it will be a spring board to him starting offending again.”He’s unable, unless forced to do so, to address his problems.”

Rad Kohanzad, defending, said he did not contest the application but there were concerns about how long the sexual offences prevention order should be made for. The prosecution argued that it should be indefinite whereas Mr Kohanzad said it should be for five years – the minimum time for such an order. “It’s right to say that this order is an infringement on his human rights,” he said. “It’s still a reduction on his rights and his freedom. “He is only 20 now. Five years is a substantial period of time. It’s a quarter of his life so far.” But magistrates said the order would last until a further one was made because he had showed reluctance to engage with professionals and seek help for his problem.

Under the terms of the order, he is banned from having contact or communicating with children under 16. He is also prohibited from attending funfairs and seeking or undertaking any employment which brings him into contact with youngsters.Bamford is able to apply to have the order lifted after five years.

Defendant ‘was at funfair’, Sarah Payne jury told

The man accused of murdering eight-year-old Sarah Payne claimed he was at a funfair on the night she was abducted, a court was told today.
Police officers who visited Roy Whiting’s one-bedroom flat in Littlehampton, West Sussex, on July 2 last year, the day after Sarah vanished, asked the defendant where he had been the night before.

Mr Whiting, who denies kidnapping and murdering Sarah, claimed he left his flat at 5.30pm and drove to a funfair in a park in Hove, returning to his home at 9.30pm. Lewes crown court heard from Detective Constable Christopher Saunders who went to Mr Whiting’s flat at 7.45pm on July 2 last year. Mr Whiting, 42, was out but when Mr Saunders returned at 9.30pm he telephoned the defendant who answered and allowed the police officer inside. “It was very untidy,” Mr Saunders told the court.

Sarah’s parents, Sara and Michael, sat at the back of the court today as the jury was told how the officers informed Mr Whiting they were investigating the disappearance of an eight-year-old girl from nearby Kingston Gorse on the previous evening. Mr Whiting was asked about his whereabouts but claimed he had not been in the area on the night of Saturday July 1, or the following day. The court heard notes written by Mr Whiting, which said: “5.30 to 6pm arrived at funfair in park in Hove.

“Block of offices overlooking park. Left 8.30pm, drove on top road A27, through Shoreham, Lancing, Worthing and Arundel. Drove through Lyminster to home. Arrived 9.30pm, had bath, went to bed.” Mr Whiting then accounted for his movements on July 2, telling officers: “Got up at 9.30am, stayed in all day, watched motor racing and football. Went out for food at 7.45pm to Oscars Cafe. Got back at 8.45pm. I have been with no one during this period.”

Mr Saunders made a note of Mr Whiting’s appearance, recording that he was 6ft tall, with short dark hair with a centre parting. He noted that Mr Whiting had a front tooth missing and was a smoker. The prosecution claim Mr Whiting abducted Sarah while she was playing in a cornfield near her grandparents’ home, killed her and left her in a shallow grave, where she was discovered 17 days later.

Paedophile back in jail for breach of children ban

A PAEDOPHILE jailed last year after being discovered working at Thorpe Park in breach of two court orders to stay away from children is back behind bars this week after committing a third offence just three days after his release from prison. The National Probation Service said that his return to jail shows that the system governing sex offenders in the community was working. Apart from his stint at the leisure park, persistent sex offender Bruce Hunter, 32, has in the past had a job at a funfair.

This time Hunter — whose criminal record includes the attempted rape of a six-year-old girl — was jailed for 18 months after being spotted throwing a tennis ball with young children. He admitted breaching the sexual offences prevention order in December last year but appeared last week to be sentenced. Ruby Selva, prosecuting, told Guilford Crown Court that the children’s father said Hunter had not been alone with them at any time but played with them during the week. Richard Sharpe, defending, said: “The father said Mr Hunter was throwing the tennis ball around harmlessly.”

But Judge Stuart Sleeman told Hunter it was the second time that within three days of leaving prison he was involved with young children. He said: “The seriousness of this matter is not simply breaking the order that you shouldn’t come into contact with children under 16, but it is the third occasion you have broken it. “The whole purpose of the order is that you don’t have any contact with a child under 16 so there is no possibility of a child being at risk.”

In addition to the 18 months Hunter was jailed for on this occasion, he was ordered to serve first 190 days relating to the earlier offence. However, the 98 days spent on remand for this breach will count towards the sentence. Sentencing Hunter, then of Dene Road, Farnborough, for the theme park breach, Judge John Crocker said: “When you first of all get employment at a funfair then get employment at Thorpe Park I think the reason for the order becomes abundantly clear.

WALES: Child – grooming pervert given life ban from funfairs and having camera

A NOVELTY shop pervert was yesterday given a lifetime funfair ban and barred from using cameras to stop him preying on kids

Son of former Black Rod sentenced to 3 1/2 years

13 October 2004

AN ADMIRAL’S son who betrayed his privileged background to embark on a life of crime was jailed for three and a half years yesterday for a £1.2 million investment scam. Roddam Twiss, 64, whose father, Sir Frank Twiss, was also a former House of Lords Black Rod, dazzled victims with “big talk and small print”, name dropping and unrealistic schemes to help the Third World. But the former teacher – first imprisoned nearly 40 years ago for indecently assaulting, stripping and beating young boys – was little more than a conman indulging in “pure flannel”. Southwark Crown Court in London heard he was so successful in concealing the truth, that those he swindled never suspected the bearded businessman had bought his luxury car with their money, or that he ran his so-called “high-yield investment” empire from a squalid former council maisonette. Their cash also paid off his mortgage and funded an array of far from successful business interests. The public school-educated Twiss, from Bethnal Green, London, tried to put all the blame on a former business partner. But earlier this year a jury unanimously convicted him of conspiracy to steal in 1997 and 1998. Appearing for sentence yesterday, Twiss was told by the judge, James Wadsworth, QC, that he had dealt in “wholly unrealistic” promises of large profits. Those who lost their cash may well have been “governed by an avid chase after money that was almost bound to lead to trouble”. While Twiss may also initially have believed he was about to “find that Holy Grail of incredible returns”, he did not hesitate to turn to dishonesty when he realised the whole project was doomed to failure, the judge said. It was plain he felt “no remorse whatsoever” for what he did. The judge, who disqualified Twiss from being a company director for seven years, said he would have to serve a further 18 months if a “realisable assets” confiscation order of just over 89,000 was not paid by the beginning of 2006.

https://www.scotsman.com/news/uk/son-of-former-black-rod-sentenced-to-3-189-years-1-558147

The Birmingham Post (England) > July 28, 2004

Admiral’s son faces jail after tricking investors.

A admiral’s son was behind bars yesterday after betraying trusting investors and pocketing a fortune.

Roddam Twiss, a 64-year-old former schoolteacher, conned victims with ‘big talk’, complicated language and namedropped almost every time he spoke. He also ‘put out long documents with regrettably small print’.

London’s Southwark Crown Court heard his approach to life was that of a ‘confidence trickster’, who indulged in ‘pure flannel’ while concealing the fact his so-called headquarters was a squalid ex-council maisonette.

As a result, clients’ cash never got close to the high-yield investment he had promised.

Instead, public schooleducated Twiss, of Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green, east London, used their hard-earned money to pay off his mortgage, splash out on a luxury car, fund other business interests and fritter away what was left on general living expenses.

He showed no reaction as the jury of four women and eight men trying the two-month case took just over five hours to unanimously reject his defence of betrayal by a former business partner, and convict him of one count of conspiracy to defraud between November 1 1997 and December 1 the following year.

Adjourning sentence until September 17, Judge James Wadsworth QC rejected a defence application for bail and told Twiss: ‘I warn you now that I take the view that a sentence of imprisonment is as near inevitable as anything can be, and in the circumstances of the case I think you should be remanded in custody until that date.’

The court heard Twiss had worked as a teacher before a couple of brushes with the law involving various offences of deception more than 20 years ago.

Spells as a business consultant and company director followed. Sir Derek Spencer QC, prosecuting, said: ‘He is the son of Sir Admiral Frank Twiss, a former Black Rod in the House of Lords. He moved in the company of the late the Hon Mervyn Greenway, a stockbroker, whose father, Lord Greenway, had been Lord Mayor of London.’

The barrister explained it was the Serious Fraud Office’s case that the defendant was an ‘international fraudster’, who had teamed up with Lebanese-born Emile Coury (62) to defraud investors with empty promises of healthy returns from a ‘high-yield scheme’.

But ‘they never intended to invest the money, and never did,’ said Sir Derek. ‘Indeed, they jointly stole the balance of the money, pounds 1.2 million. Then they used it for their own purposes. Coury had about two thirds and Twiss one third.’

Sir Derek maintained that while Coury was now too unwell to ever be tried there was nevertheless ‘compelling evidence of guilt’ against both men.

They had ‘sought to entice’ investors with talk of large profits and assurances their capital would be safe.

‘His technique was that of the confidence trickster. He boosted investors’ confidence by talking big. He used high-sounding business names and verbose language, which was mostly pure flannel. He put out long documents in regrettably small print. He also name-dropped, making references to a number of titled and influential people,’ said the barrister.

The court heard the fraudster set up something called the Grosvenor Trust, a name he specifically chose ‘with the intention to impress’.

Sir Derek said while it had ‘no connection whatsoever’ with the Duke of Westminster and the Grosvenor Estate, Twiss nevertheless boasted it had a number of distinguished and titled persons as trustees.

The barrister explained that while nothing could have been further from the truth, it still caught the interest of a number of mostly American investors.

But after they had parted with their money and begun wondering why they were not receiving any income, they were met with a variety of lies.

‘When pressure from investors became intolerable,

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Admiral%27s+son+faces+jail+after+tricking+investors.-a0119830904

https://books.google.com/books?id=rbaDDAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=%22roddam+twiss%22+%2B+%22croydon%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiUtbGMhIPbAhURw1kKHQbhCFwQ6AEILjAB#v=onepage&q=%22twiss%22&f=false



HL Deb 17 January 1978 vol 388 cc1-5

https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/lords/1978/jan/17/tributes-to-sir-frank-twiss

Admiral Sir Frank Roddam Twiss, of Westbury, Wiltshire, Second Sea Lord 1967-70 and Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod in the House of Lords 1970- 78, left estate valued at pounds 277,363 net. He left pounds 1,000 to St Dunstan’s.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/wills-1433766.html

A former Admiral, Sir Frank Twiss had connections to Royal, military and political elites. In 1960 he was made Naval Secretary to First Sea Lord, Lord Carrington, later Defence Secretary under Edward Heath and Foreign Secretary under Margaret Thatcher. As Second Sea Lord in 1968, Sir Frank ordered a crackdown on the ‘unnatural vice’ of homosexuality in the Navy.

Lord Carrington

From 1983 to 2002, Lord Carrington was President of the Pilgrims Society.[1][2] He relinquished the Chancellorship of the Order of St Michael and St George on 7 June 1994,[3] and was appointed Chancellor of the Order of the Garter on 8 November 1994,[4] a role from which he retired in October 2012.[5]

Carrington attended many Bilderberg conferences (at least as far back as 1978)[6] and chaired them for several years in the late 1990s, being succeeded in 1999 by Étienne Davignon.[7]

Secretary General of NATO

As is suspected for all subsequent Secretaries General of NATO, Carrington had attended meetings of the Bilderberg group before being appointed to lead NATO.

Director of RTZ

Margaret Thatcher‘s government, through negotiations led by Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington, a Director of RTZ for the past five years of Conservative opposition, stated that it has “no international obligation to terminate the uranium contracts“.

While continuation of the contracts defies the 1971 Opinion of the International Court of Justice, for the first time ever, it also dismisses out of hand several specific UN General Assembly and UN Security Council Resolutions on the issue.

One has to ask the British Government through Lord Carrington, how it is able to make such a statement when Britain is currently at the very centre of international negotiations to determine the future legitimate independence of Namibia and the freedom of its people?

The Rossing File awaits the answers to these questions from those responsible.[8]

https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Peter_Carrington

Lord Carrington

Lord Carrington was Lord Lambton’s boss

Antony Claud Frederick LAMBTON MP (formerly Viscount Lambton): allegations of possession…

1973 Jan 01 – 1981 Dec 31

Closed Or Retained Document,

Antony Claud Frederick LAMBTON MP (formerly Viscount Lambton): allegations of possession of drugs following his association with Honora Mary (Norma) LEVY and her ring of prostitutes. Subsequent resignation of Viscount Lambton from his position as junior minister at the Ministry of Defence.

Parts of the documents released from the National Archives on the subject have been blacked out and some are missing.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3360629.stm

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1301&dat=19730531&id=bfhjAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qO%20UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3331,165701&hl=en

Lord Lambton scandal linked to child abuse.

a German “hostess operator” Hans Ulrich-Altoff was  tried for pimping in Germany [1] and had claimed to work with Norma and that they had an arrangement to swap girls between English and German outfits [1]. Part of the charges against Hans were that he tried to entice children to pose for erotic pictures, which he denied [1].

Who was the third minister named by Norma Levy? and who the possible fourth?

Was the Heath cabinet stuffed with users of prostitutes?

What were the results of the Report of the Security Commission inquiry?

What happened to Hans Ulrich-Altoff, what were his links to photographing children and his links to English pimping and prostitution?

At the time of Altoffs trial Heath was on a private visit to Bavaria -what was he doing, especially in view of the allegations about him being a DVD agent? [9]

What was the role of Colin Levy?

What was the role of MI5, especially given all the indications of the “elite” child sexual abuse paedosadism scandal that MI5 oversee it for blackmail purposes?

https://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2015/08/17/lord-lambton-scandal-link-to-child-abuse-who-was-the-third-man/

He was a friend of Prince Charles, and Tony and Cherie Blair were dining guests.

Lord Carrington, who as Defence Secretary was Lambton’s boss in 1973, said: “He was exceedingly competent and a very clever man who did his job wonderfully well.”

Secret files released three years ago contained the names of three people but they were deleted.

He was a friend of Prince Charles.
Lambton retired to a Tuscan villa where, the biography notes, he “was visited by numerous politicians and pop stars; it was rumoured that Lambton presided over many dissolute parties”.

Lord Lambton hosted  Prince Charles at his villa.

Visitors to Villa Cetinale, near Siena, included Tony and Cherie Blair, while Prince Charles was reputedly served frozen fish pie by its eccentric owner, the errant Viscount Lambton, who bought the then run-down palace after resigning from the Tory Cabinet in 1973 over his affair with a call-girl.

July 2007

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/columnists/article-471722/Viscount-Lambtons-lover-loses-palace.html

craftymuvva

Well it IS a small world. Lord Lambton was represented by Edward Cazalet during his trial…

Edward Cazalet – son of the Queen Mother’s racehorse trainer Peter Cazalet.  His friends include Sir Simon Hornby, who would later marry his sister Sheran.

Prince Charles is a very close friend of Lambton’s daughter Lucinda (He writes her weekly letters)
“Well, you are a passionate admirer of the Prince of Wales,” muses Worsthorne, seated in the spring garden of the couple’s Berkshire rectory. “Each week, a letter wings its way here from the Prince of Wales.”

Lucy was invited by the Prince of Wales to Highgrove to show her the gardens. He gave her a delicious tea, cucumber sandwiches, that kind of thing.

“At about 7pm, he looked at his watch. Lucy said: “How dare you look at your watch. You asked me to look at your gardens!”

“At about 8pm, in desperation, he took her to her car. She put the key in the ignition but it wouldn’t start. So the Prince of Wales pushed the car himself.”

Lucinda was brought up at Biddick Hall, on the Lambton estate in Durham. Despite her large family and her parents’ famous parties (her mother knew Lady Diana Cooper and Lucian Freud and Nancy Mitford)

She was involved with…John Patten MP

She then moved to North Oxford, “a lumpen Victorian in Rawlinson Road. I sold it for £120,000, and it has now just gone for £3 million.”

Rawlinson Road was where Lucinda lived, on and off, with the former Conservative education minister John Patten, who was an Oxford don at the time. She met him on a train, just as she met her first husband at a bus station. Lambton likes to mix passion with the mundane.

This time the Catherine Wheel met her match. “John had great fire, a lot of whooomph.”

I ask if they threw crockery at each other and she becomes vague. “Mmm, I can’t remember that.”

(Paedophile Graham) Ovenden has curated numerous exhibitions, many featuring his extensive collection of antiquarian photographs. Ovenden and his work have been the subject of broadcasts and films, including ‘Lolita Unclothed’ for the series ‘World without Walls’ (ITV, Channel 4, 1993), ‘Stop The Week’ (BBC Radio 4, 1989), Curious Houses with Lucinda Lambton (BBC-TV, 1987)

http://www.drsallybaker.com/category/jimmy-savile/

Leading artist David Hockney, Ovenden’s former tutor Sir Peter Blake, writer Laurie Lee and the photographer Lucinda Lambton were among those who proclaimed his innocence.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2302849/Graham-Ovenden-How-art-world-turned-blind-eye-paedophile.html

”I’m going to be showing the stupidity of it all,” says Nicky Akehurst, owner of the London gallery putting on the exhibition. ”The art world is tackling this issue head on.” (A petition signed by Sir Hugh Casson, Laurie Lee, Peter Blake and Lucinda Lambton was important in persuading the police to return the photographs.) ”But it needs to be addressed by politicians and the public generally. That’s what I’m trying to do. We’ll show a few of Graham’s nudes, but apart from those it will be what the police took.”

https://spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2013/03/13/portrait-of-the-artist-as-an-accused-man-15-2-94/

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Oddballs, freaks and garden gnomes

Eccentrics –

Spike Milligan is almost certainly one. So is Jimmy Savile. Lucinda Lambton probably is...

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/oddballs-freaks-and-garden-gnomes-1610974.html

BBC PERSONALITIES

LUCINDA LAMBTON AND JIMMY SAVILE – 1994

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Lord Lambton with Princess Margaret


Other notable residents of Belgravia:
Ted Heath
Enoch Powell
Lord Boothby

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some of the Freud clan. Linked to Miramax/Weinstein


THE WHO’S WHO OF CHILD SEX ABUSE

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It’s all a matter of public record…You cannot be silenced for discussing something already in the public domain. … research and form your own conclusions.

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Jonathan Aitken

Paedophile Clement Freud,a former secretary of the Refugee Children’s Fund, he set up, with Jonathan Aitken, a Parliamentary Den of the Good Bears of the World, providing teddies to children in hospital, and was later president of the Down’s Children Association.

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/tv-radio-obituaries/5163084/Sir-Clement-Freud.html

 

Sleazy Bercow:

1997

JOHN BERCOW

Bercow, 33, hired a helicopter to whizz him between two selection interviews on the same evening, before scooping up his selection for the safe seat of Buckingham. Not new to the political fast track, Bercow has pursued his parliamentary ambition with steady determination, acting as special adviser to Jonathan Aitken and Virginia Bottomley. A noted right-winger, he was chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students – reputedly so right-wing that it compelled Norman Tebbit to close it down. A consultant with Westminster Strategy, a lobbying outfit, he has maintained a Nolan- friendly line on outside financial interests: “I intend to take a parliamentary salary and no consultancies or directorships whatsoever,” he says.

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/the-cabinet-of-tomorrow-1277684.html

Churchwardens at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster –

 

Jonathan Aitken

 

Patrick Cormack MP

 

Enoch Powell

 

Sir Peter Bottomley MP

 

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/1997/jun/21/uk3

 

Jonathan Aitken & Release…

 

The Times, 26th March 1981 –The questions unanswered in the Hayman case

 

Some of those most guilty of conniving at the attempt to make the paedophile “movement” respectable have been other pressure groups in receipt of government money and support…(NAMH) Mind had given  PIE…Likewise, “Release”, an organization concerned with drug addicts, for a time provided PIE with an accommodation address, which was given on PIE’s enrolment form.

 

……………….

 

Release, an underground organisation that provided legal advice and welfare services to young people arrested for drugs offences. Jonathan Aitken,  did much to smooth the way for Release.

 

A number of lawyers took referrals from Release. The first of these was Martin Polden; the others who worked with Release in its early days included Desmond Banks, David Offenbach, Bernie Simons, Dennis Muirhead and David Pedley.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2007/apr/30/guardianobituaries.drugsandalcohol

Michael Howard a close friend of Jonathan Aitken

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/1997/jun/21/uk3

 

April 1995

 

The Guardian reveals that Aitken’s Paris Ritz hotel bill was paid by the Saudis. Screening of Granada’s World in Action documentary, Jonathan of Arabia, about the business and personal dealings between Aitken and Mohammed bin Fahd. Among the programme’s accusations, it is alleged that Aitken pimped for Saudi friends at a health farm.

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/1999/mar/04/uk

 

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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Aitken partner flees Saudi Arabia

 

 

18 Oct 1997 12.04

 

 

Said Ayas, a Saudi business associate of the disgraced former minister, Jonathan Aitken, has escaped from house arrest in Saudi Arabia, according to family and other Middle East sources.

Mr Ayas was arrested on the orders of his boss, the Saudi king’s son, Prince Mohammed bin Fahd, shortly before he was due to give evidence to the High Court in the Aitken libel case against the Guardian and Granada Television in June.

He was accused by the prince, for whom he was a personal assistant and business manager for 20 years, of stealing up to pounds 25 million. He claimed the money had been spent on the prince’s gambling debts.

Prince Mohammed is said to be furious at the way Mr Ayas was spirited out of the country. Both the prince and Mr Ayas were business partners of the MP from 1979 until he joined the government in 1992. The prince was one of the investors in Aitken Hume, the financial services group set up by Mr Aitken and his cousin Tim. He also provided some of the secret money that went into TV-am in the early 1980s.

The exact method by which Mr Ayas escaped from his armed guards is unclear but the sources say that he was helped by members of the ‘Saudi underground’. While under house arrest he was allowed access to a telephone.

Using the prince’s money, it was Mr Ayas who paid for Mr Aitken’s weekend stay at the Paris Ritz in September 1993 – the episode at the centre of the libel trial. During the trial, which collapsed after 10 days, Mr Ayas was expected to be one of the witnesses falsely to claim that the bill was paid by Mr Aitken’s wife.

After the collapse, with Mr Aitken facing legal costs of around about pounds 2 million, it emerged that Mr Ayas had been placed under house arrest in his villa in Dhahran. He spent a week in prison, but was allowed back to the villa after complaining of a heart condition.

Mr Ayas was believed last night to be in the United States, although he still maintains a luxurious apartment near Hyde Park in central London where his wife, Danielle, lives.

 

Jonathan Aitken – a director of Nacro along with Monday Club members Peter Bottomley and Sir Charles Irving

 

https://companycheck.co.uk/company/00203583/NACRO/companies-house-data

 

Nacro

 

Nature of business   

Other social work activities without accommodation n.e.c. – To reduce crime in communities and change lives for the better. A registered charity

 

The Bottomleys (Virginia and Peter Bottomley)  and Sir Charles Irving shared a mutual friend – Clive Froggatt

Clive Froggatt

When arrested, he claimed he was using the drug as a painkiller for his close friend and Tory MP for Cheltenham Sir Charles Irving, who he said was dying of AIDS

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/COCAINE+SHAME+OF+TOP+TORY+DOCTOR%3B+EXCLUSIVE%3A+NHS+reform+adviser…-a061160679

Both Peter Bottomley and Charles Irving are on the Elm Guest House List. 

Another director of Nacro: Paul Chapple Whitehouse

 

between 1993 and 2001, the Chief Constable of Sussex Police, resigning after criticism by the Home Secretary,[1]

 

In 1972 he founded Starehe UK, a charity which supports boys and girls at the two Starehe schools in Kenya. He was the vice-chairman of Nacro until the end of 2007 when he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Governors of Sidcot SchoolI.

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Whitehouse_(police_officer)

 

 

Starehe –  where alleged  paedophile  Roger Martin of Christ’s Hospital School worked.  Roger Martin is due in court in March  2019

 

He is accused of assaulting a 10-year-old boy at Christ’s Hospital School  between September and December 1976.

 

STAREHE UK ASSOCIATION – Fundraising and support for Starehe Boys’ Centre and Starehe Girls’ Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

Roger Martin Director appointed   16 Nov 1991

https://companycheck.co.uk/company/00968223/STAREHE-UK-ASSOCIATION/companies-house-data

Oh, and here’s a director of Nacro who has been in the news recently:

Lord Lester Of Herne Hill

 

 

 

Queen Elizabeth II is the Patron of Nacro. 

The current Chief Executive  of Nacro is Jacob Tas, formerly of Action for Children and The Prince’s Trust.[19]

 

Charles Irving

Andy‏ @REBELTROOP

Playland Trial of 1975. 

The same names keep on emerging. Peter Morrison, Michael Havers, GK Young, Keith Joseph, The Hornby brothers, Charles Irving, Lords Annan and Arran, Peter Righton, Peter Hayman, Tony Hetherington. Sickening and revolting

@anthonydaly01

Found an interesting little snippet of info in the Operation Jordana report which was set up in 2014 to investigate allegations that a confidential police operation in 1984 targeting rent boys in Piccadilly Circus, was closed down early and evidence supressed to protect VIPs.

Police officer Michael Berry was the “Collator” who managed information and intelligence out of West End Central police station from 1975 -1995. Reflecting back on Operation Playland (2) in 1970s, he believed that Charles Hornby knew Black Rod in Parliament.

Black Rod at that time was Frank Twiss, father of Roddam Twiss, convicted child abuser and fraudster. Roddam Twiss was the subject of a police undercover survailance opperation in 1979 on suspicion of supplying rent boys to VIPs. Hornby-Twiss. An interesting link in the network.

“In 1987 a Cheshire MP, Mr Peter Morrison, was taken off a train in Crewe following an allegation of abuse of a young male on the train. The MPs name is on the list of those involved with North Wales Child abuse.”


Sir Charles Irving

 Pinniger also worked for Charles Irving who offered steady ‘stream of advice’ to CHE

John Pinniger was a “research assistant” to Harvey Proctor MP and to Sir Charles Irving MP and Pinniger worked at Harrod’s menswear shop in between his parliamentary duties.

…a young man  was plied with booze by MP Charles Irving before the Tory later forced him to have sex in exchange for £30.

 

https://web.archive.org/web/20140720145747/www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/former-rent-boy-i-abused-3885690

The police are investigating perjury allegations against Mr Aitken. He constructed an elaborate story about how his wife, Lolicia, flew from Geneva to Paris to pay for his two nights at the Ritz, with supporting statements from one of his twin daughters, Victoria, and Mr Ayas.

The Guardian was able to prove that Mrs Aitken and Victoria never went to Paris.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/1997/oct/18/uk.davidpallister

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/1999/mar/05/uk.davidleigh

 

Jonathan Aitken is godfather to Diane Abbott’s daughter.

 

Diane Abbott of NCCl

 

After university, Abbott entered the civil service, where she worked at the Home Office, going on to join the NCCL

 

Abbott: isa product of Cambridge University, from which she gained a history degree, and before that, of Harrow County Grammar School, where she shone in the sixth-form drama club, making friends with the broadcaster Clive Anderson, the Washington ambassador, Sir Nigel Sheinwald and Michael Portillo, with whom she starred in Romeo and Juliet, though not in the title roles. Today, she and Mr Portillo appear in the BBC politics show, This Week, where their close rapport has been described by Jonathan Dimbleby as a “love-in.”

 

Ms Abbott has not lacked for Tory grandee soulmates either. She was once so close to Jonathan Aitken, with whom she worked at TV-am long before he was jailed for perjury, that he is godfather to her only child.

She denies any rumour that she and Aitken, who says he is backing her for the Labour leadership, were ever an item. “He was my boss and then, when I became an MP, my [voting] pair.

https://archive.fo/WyyN#selection-649.1-653.182

 

Truthseeker1‏ @thewakeupcall09

 

8th May 1999

Diane Abbott knew about Savile alluding to being a paedophile, what did she do

Vaz and Aitken both linked to Savile via Champneys and Stephen Purdew

Diane Abbott Race Relations Officer at the National Council for Civil Liberties 1978 to 1980, that would of brought her in contact with PIE.

For more than 35 years, Corbyn, 66, the MP for Islington North since 1983, has been a close friend and political soulmate of Abbott, 61, the MP for the adjoining constituency of Hackney North.


I told Corbyn bad things happened to me 2 months before child sex scandal in his constituency was exposed…so why did he stay silent?

  • Jeremy Corbyn is facing damaging questions over a paedophile scandal
  • The Labour leader attended three meetings and heard evidence of abuse
  • He stands accused of taking no action of the abuse detailed in care homes in the North London borough of Islington 

Jeremy Corbyn is facing damaging questions over claims he failed to respond to repeated warnings about a paedophile scandal in his constituency.

The Labour leader attended three meetings where shocking evidence of abuse in care homes in the North London borough of Islington was detailed, yet stands accused of taking no action.

An investigation by The Mail on Sunday has unearthed new details of the meetings which took place in the early 1990s, around the time that newspapers were beginning to expose the scandal of the widespread rape and sexual abuse of vulnerable children dating back to the 1970s.

In a devastating attack on the Labour leader, whistleblowers accuse him of remaining silent and failing to challenge the Labour-controlled council as it sought to cover up the scandal.

  • A man abused from the age of ten by two council employees told Mr Corbyn in August 1992 – two months before the scandal broke in the media – that ‘very bad things had happened’ to him at a council care home;
  • Five social workers met the Labour MP just weeks later and he promised to raise the matter with Virginia Bottomley, the then Tory Health Secretary – but this weekend she said she had ‘no memory’ of any such approach;
  • Fearing a council cover-up, an investigative journalist who exposed the vile abuse urged Mr Corbyn to speak out, only to be brushed off with a bland statement that the council were doing ‘everything that needs to be done’ – although it later emerged that they were actually destroying vital evidence at the time.

A string of sexual predators infiltrated Islington’s care system from the 1970s and their sickening activities are now regarded as among Britain’s darkest child abuse scandals. Abusers – including paedophiles, pimps and child pornographers – had been employed at each of the council’s 12 children’s homes, but staff who raised concerns were accused of racism and homophobia.

At least 26 workers linked to abuse were allowed to leave their jobs without being investigated, but when the London Evening Standard first revealed the scandal in October 1992, Margaret Hodge, the then-leader of Islington Council and now Labour MP for Barking, described its report as ‘a sensationalist piece of gutter journalism’.

She has subsequently apologised for what she described as the council’s ‘shameful naivety’ in ignoring victims’ voices.

In the aftermath, Mr Corbyn’s only public intervention was a short comment to the Evening Standard, saying: ‘These allegations are extremely serious and must be properly investigated.’

Yet Demetrious Panton, who was one of the many abuse victims in Islington, believes that inaction by local politicians, including Mr Corbyn, may have allowed some of the paedophiles to escape justice.

None of the alleged abusers is thought to have been prosecuted and at least three of the ringleaders, including Bernie Bains who abused Mr Panton, fled abroad.

‘I never heard him [Mr Corbyn] say anything,’ said Mr Panton, 51, now an employment law adviser.

‘I don’t think I fitted into a political paradigm.’

Mr Panton was ten when he went into care in 1978. He lost his mother when he was a baby and his father was unable to cope. Yet instead of finding safety, he was abused at the hands of Bains, who ran the home in Elwood Street in Highbury.

When Mr Panton revealed his plight to a health worker in 1979, Bains was allowed to resign. He later fled to Morocco, where he was jailed for child abuse, and killed himself 18 years ago in Thailand.

Shockingly, Mr Panton was later abused by another staff member.

From the age of 14, Mr Panton wrote letters detailing the abuse to Islington Council. ‘I still have copies,’ he said. ‘I demanded a proper investigation, to save other kids, but they all just told me, in writing, to “move on” with my life.’

Remarkably, he did. After gaining a polytechnic degree, he won a place to study a PhD at the University of Hull but was denied funding by Islington Council. In August 1992, he met Mr Corbyn at his constituency office at the Red Rose Community Centre to ask him to support his funding application. During the meeting, he told the MP that he had been in care in Islington and that ‘very bad things had happened’ to him at a home.

He was behind a desk and there were papers everywhere. It was like being in a room with one of your university lecturers,’ said Mr Panton, who had not even confided in close friends at that point.

He told Mr Corbyn that he felt the council had a ‘duty’ to help him because of his terrible experiences in homes that they ran. Mr Corbyn did write a letter in support for Mr Panton’s funding bid, but does not appear to have acted on Mr Panton’s ‘very bad things’ comment – even after the Evening Standard revealed the abuse scandal weeks later.

‘When the story broke, I never heard him say anything,’ Mr Panton said. ‘The problem that I have is this: for about four years, Islington Council was denying it and Margaret Hodge was calling it gutter journalism. He could have said, “No, actually it’s not because an individual came to my surgery.” ’

Mr Panton believes that, had more pressure been put on the council, some abusers may have been prosecuted. ‘With a more robust response from Islington, helped by a more robust response from the politicians who represented Islington, perhaps those individuals might have been brought to justice, who knows?’

Just weeks after the scandal broke in the media, the Red Rose Community Centre was the venue for another meeting involving Mr Corbyn and a delegation of five social workers, led by Dr Liz Davies. They had identified at least 61 potential abuse victims and, for more than an hour, detailed their evidence. Mr Corbyn assured them that he would talk to Virginia Bottomley, the then Health Secretary.

However, Baroness Bottomley has no recollection of any contact. ‘Having worked in a child guidance unit for ten years and chaired the Lambeth Juvenile Court, I had significant expertise in this field,’ she told The Mail on Sunday. ‘It is inconceivable that I would ignore any such approach. But I have no memory of it whatsoever.’

Dr Davies was surprised when she received no further contact from Mr Corbyn. ‘No letter. No phone call. I never, ever saw him speak about it,’ she later recalled.

In early 1993, Mr Corbyn met Eileen Fairweather, one of the Evening Standard reporters who had revealed the scandal, at the Commons. There, she begged him to speak out publicly and warned that Nicholas Rabet, a former care home manager and suspected child abuser, was still running a children’s activity centre in Sussex.

Rabet, 56, would later kill himself in Thailand while awaiting trial after being charged with molesting 30 underage boys.

‘I went to plead with him,’ Ms Fairweather told The Mail on Sunday. ‘We sat in a corner and I took him through the strength of the evidence. I said, “This is really serious, you’ve got to do something.” He listened very politely. He promised to make enquiries.’

But she heard nothing until she rang him several weeks later. ‘He said, “I have made some enquiries and I have been reassured that everything that needs to be done is being done”,’ she recalled.

It emerged later, however, that crucial documents were being destroyed by Islington Council at that very time.

Last night, a lawyer who acts for abuse victims urged Mr Corbyn to make his position clear. ‘His response to allegations of abuse in Islington raises very serious questions,’ said Richard Scorer, from law firm Slater and Gordon. ‘If he wants to command confidence on these issues, he needs to acknowledge if and when mistakes were made.’

Islington Council has agreed a compensation package of £2.1 million for victims of the abuse scandal and said that it provides personal and psychological support to those affected.

Its current leader, Richard Watts, said: ‘We’re very sorry for Islington Council’s past failure to protect vulnerable children in its care. The council today is a very different place, and protecting children from harm is our top priority.’

Last night a Labour spokesman said: ‘The claim that Jeremy Corbyn failed to speak out about child sexual abuse is false.

‘In October 1992 he publicly demanded a full investigation into abuse of children in care in Islington. He is on the record describing the allegations as “extremely serious” and demanding they be ‘“properly investigated.” ’

A source insisted that Mr Corbyn had raised allegations with Islington Council’s director of social services at the time, and believes he raised Dr Davies’s issues with Baroness Bottomley.

Children were being abused on an industrial scale on Corbyn’s doorstep… yet he did nothing 

Much of Corbyn’s Islington North constituency was made up of white English and Irish workers alongside immigrants. Most inhabited either unrepaired private houses or dilapidated council estates. They suffered bad schools, stretched health services and one of the most corrupt Labour councils in the country.

But Corbyn never issued press releases about local issues. His frequent publicity flyers were about Palestine, Ireland, the Western Sahara or Nicaragua. He seemed oblivious to Islington being ranked as London’s worst borough for social services, housing, education and street maintenance.

Under Margaret Hodge, the council leader between 1982 and 1992, the People’s Republic of Islington boasted a red flag fluttering above the town hall and a bust of Lenin inside.

Despite levying London’s highest council tax, nearly half of its residents lived in 35,000 council houses plagued by crime, drugs, damp and dilapidation because Islington’s unionised labour force refused to undertake repairs.

Yet while Hodge regularly received complaints from Chris Smith, the Labour MP for Islington South, she never heard from Corbyn. Preoccupied by the needs of immigrants and foreign conflicts, he appeared uninterested in the many woes of his constituents.

Most shamefully, he didn’t seem to care about the systematic sexual abuse of vulnerable children in Islington’s residential homes, all of which were staffed by council employees, members of his old union, NUPE.

Horrifying evidence of sex orgies run from a ‘hot house’ on Islington’s Elthorne estate was exposed.

Children had been rented out from a brothel to paedophiles.

Among the many victims was Vivian Loki, a 17-year-old girl whose decomposed body was discovered on the estate six months after her murder by a paedophile.

Further north, at Gisburne House, another Islington home, children were being abused on an industrial scale. ‘All this,’ Islington social worker Liz Davies discovered, ‘was happening on Corbyn’s doorstep. He knew all about it because it was raised by [Conservative MP] Geoffrey Dickens in the Commons’.

In October 1992, five Islington council social workers, led by Liz Davies, confronted Corbyn in his office at the Red Rose Community Centre.

By then, dozens of drugged, hungry and distressed young people of both sexes living in 12 council homes were being routinely raped by council employees.

Paedophile gangs were rampant across the borough, and at least 30 employees who were suspected of crimes had been allowed to quietly resign.

Peter Righton, founder of the pro-paedophile group the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE), had been given authority by the Home Office to brief council social workers to place vulnerable children with known sex offenders. Having set out this appalling scenario, the social workers told Corbyn that their complaints to Margaret Hodge had been ignored.

After London’s Evening Standard newspaper published a detailed exposé of Islington’s employment of known paedophiles, and the officials’ shredding of documents to cover up the crimes, the council accused the paper of ‘gutter journalism’.

Gisbourne House (pictured above) where children were being abused on an industrial scale

Gisbourne House (pictured above) where children were being abused on an industrial scale

The council employees’ meeting with Corbyn lasted 90 minutes, during which he pronounced

‘I’ve heard similar issues from other constituents,’ and then said little else.

As usual when confronted with complicated or unpalatable facts, he retreated into his shell, mumbling and smiling but offering no meaningful replies.

At the end, he promised to speak to Virginia Bottomley, the Health Minister, but she does not recall any such conversation having taken place.

‘We heard nothing more from Corbyn,’ Liz Davies recalled.

‘We don’t know whether he did anything to help us.’

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6713005/I-told-Corbyn-bad-things-happened-2-months-child-sex-scandal-exposed.html


 

Jeremy Corbyn‏ @jeremycorbyn

Wonderful picture of Diane Abbott, Paul Boateng, Bernie Grant & Keith Vaz. Four MPs who have inspired thousands.

Abbott was a press officer at the Greater London Council under Ken Livingstone from 1985 to 1986 and Head of Press and Public Relations at Lambeth Council from 1986 to 1987.[8]

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

Abbott will be well aware of all the allegations against Portillo.

…the persistent rumors about NSPCC’s Wanless’ close friend and confidant Michael Portillo, now like Savile, a BBC TV personality, being allegedly involved in a Westminster sex scandal himself. Rumors circulated in 1994 that Portillo and another Tory Secretary of State, Peter Lilley, had got sexually involved with Britain’s first openly gay footballer, Justin Fashanu.

Diane Abbott – press officer to Linda Bellos, leader of Lambeth Council

Labour Research Department, 1987

n mid-1986, three of Lambeth’s most senior officials held a secret disciplinary hearing, and decided to leave him in post. And when Carroll asked if he could turn Angell Road into a centre to provide therapy for victims of child abuse, Lambeth agreed. The police even sought advice from him when they were investigating alleged child abuse in another home, South Vale.

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35686482

Janet Boateng: Former chair of Lambeth social services committee

Janet Boateng’s name never comes up in articles about the paedophile ring that operated in Lambeth Council-run children’s homes between 1974 and 1994.

But maybe it should, because she was chair of Lambeth Council’s social services committee, who had overall responsibility for the running of children’s homes, and she personally unveiled the ‘new child care strategy’ at a time when Lambeth children’s homes were infested with paedophiles.

 

Christian Solidarity International (CSI)/Jonathan Aitken/David Atkinson/Mervyn Thomas/ Rev Martin Smyth

 

Atkinson, right, with Timothy Chmykhalov, centre, of the Siberian Seven, and Roger Shelley, national director of CSW, in 1986Atkinson, right, with Timothy Chmykhalov, centre, of the Siberian Seven, and Roger Shelley, national director of

CSW, in 1986

 

David Atkinson, a Roman Catholic, set up the sister organisation in 1979 with a Pentecostal businessman, Mervyn Thomas, and the Rev Martin Smyth …

 

 

David Atkinson was Conservative MP for Bournemouth East for 28 years and one of the founders of the UK wing of the human rights group Christian Solidarity International (CSI), which campaigns worldwide on behalf of those who are persecuted because of their faith. Atkinson, a Roman Catholic, set up the sister organisation in 1979 with a Pentecostal businessman, Mervyn Thomas, and the Rev Martin Smyth, MP, Grand Master of the Orange Order, after watching a CSI film in Parliament on the oppression of Christians in the Soviet Union.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/david-atkinson-vq8mv3hlf3t

 

………………….

Stephen Milligan who  was a Tory MP and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the notorious Tory cabinet  minister  Jonathan Aitken. Stephen Milligan the PPS  who knew too mutch.   On 7th February 1994, he was reported to have been found tied to a chair with a plastic bag over his head and a satsuma stuffed into his mouth. The usual embarrassment surrounding these cases seem to have prevented the press from carrying out an in-depth investigation into various discrepancies in the case. Aitken, was known to have an particular interest in Sado-Masochistic sex – Milligan wasn’t. He was a normal guy engaged at the time to a woman who is now a Tory MP. More relevant perhaps is Aitken’s well-documented links to intelligence agencies and his role in shadowy arms deals that were conducted in the Ritz hotel in Paris in 1993.At this time Aitken was the head of an International Intelligence Service called Le Cercle  and Milligan was taken out in this bizarre way perhaps as a warning to Aitken  or perhaps  to silence him.  Aitken quickly toppled from his high perch shortly after Milligans Death.

 

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:0a82F5dudTYJ:www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2961058/posts+&cd=30&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-b-1

 

Mr Aitken has been chairman of Le Cercle

 

In his Diaries, Mr Aitken’s close friend, Alan Clark, relates how he went with Mr Aitken and similarly right-thinking friends to a gathering in Muscat, Oman. He describes it as “an Atlanticist society of right- wing dignitaries” and, later, as “a right-wing think-tank, funded by the CIA, which churns Cold War concepts around”.

 

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/aitken-dropped-by-the-rights-secret-club-1258522.html

 

Jonathan Aitken appointed President of Christian Solidarity Worldwide

5 Oct 2006

 

 

CSW Chief Executive, Mervyn Thomas, says: “As a long time friend and supporter of our work, all of us in the CSW family are thrilled that Jonathan (Aitkin)  has agreed to become our President and are all looking forward to working with him. For me personally it is a special joy to welcome into the team my old friend and prayer partner of many years standing”.

 

Jonathan Aitken says “It is an honour to be appointed President of CSW in succession to the redoubtable Baroness Cox who remains our Patron.

 

 

 

 

justme‏@zante03

 

Jonathan Aitken mentioned here in same context as Offenbach lawyer for Lennie Smith (Jason Swift) @mwalkerdine ??

 

Release, an underground organisation that provided legal advice and welfare services to young people arrested for drugs offences. Jonathan Aitken,  did much to smooth the way for Release.

A number of lawyers took referrals from Release. The first of these was Martin Polden; the others who worked with Release in its early days included Desmond Banks, David Offenbach, Bernie Simons, Dennis Muirhead and David Pedley.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2007/apr/30/guardianobituaries.drugsandalcohol

Jonathan Aitken in priest’s outfit

Jonathan Aitken becomes prison chaplain

30 June 2018

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-44668185

 

 

 

 

And here are a few more bits and pieces

 

 

Stephen Crabb quits Cabinet job days after ‘sexting’ scandal

14 July 2016

link

*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)

link

Release’s Jonathan Aitken does extensive voluntary work for charities and foundations with emphasis on those specialising in education, human rights, prison reform and offender rehabilitation.

He is a trustee of NACRO; the Said Trust, the William Wilberforce Trust and Trinity Forum Europe and Caring for Ex-Offenders.

He is Honorary President of Christian Solidarity Worldwide; Blue Sky; Moving On; and other charitable organisations.

http://www.jonathanaitken.org/#!charities-and-foundations/c1lrc

Dame Alun Roberts ‏ @ciabaudo

I am intrigued why a man of the cloth, namely Rev. David Salt of Checkendon, should rush to the defence of the paedophile Sir Peter Hayman, criticising Geoffrey Dickens, so I did a spot of research: (THREAD)

Dame Alun Roberts ‏ @ciabaudo

amid all the fuss about Blue Arrow’s £25 million loan to Peter de Savary—in which the right hon. Member for Chingford (Mr. Tebbit) was involved

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/1989-05-24/debates/069a563e-bc7f-4a2c-b555-26394dd6d400/CommonsChamber


1987 Actress fined

Actress Maria Altken, sister of

Tory BSP Jonathan Aitken, was

fined £500 is London for smug-

ging cocaine into’ Britain.

https://archive.org/stream/FinancialTimes1987UKEnglish/Sep%2005%201987%2C%20Financial%20Times%2C%20%2330329%2C%20UK%20%28en%29_djvu.txt

Jonathan Aitken and Jonathan King in Commons

Rev David Salt seems to be a Peter Bottomley type figure, popping up whenever he is needed. He officiated at the Hungerford massacre service and knew the perpetrator.

Rev David Salt appears to have had very strong ties to the military, serving as chaplain.

David Salt, his wife and sister Mavis were missionaries serving in Melanesia. On her return to England, Mavis became a member of the CoE General Synod. The latter years of her life were spent in Sherborne, Dorset. Yes, that Sherborne!

Sherborne will probably ring a bell or three: it is the home of convicted paedophile Charles Napier, half-brother of John Whittingdale MP. What a surprise to discover that Peter Hayman was married to Charles Napier’s cousin!

The Hungerford years:

Paedophile Sir Peter Hayman and Pierre Trudeau

Salt of the Earth: Interesting that Rev Salt, a man who rushed to the defence of the massive paedophile Sir Peter Hayman, should write a thesis on ‘the abuse of priestly ministry’, with special reference to the Ysabel diocese.

Hungerford massacre
The links between Rev David Salt and Sir Peter Hayman have piqued my interest in the Hungerford massacre and some interesting ‘coincidences’
In 1928, Inglewood was purchased by the Catholic De La Salle brothers to be used as a monks’ college. Nearly 50 years later it was transformed into a luxury health hydro, and now part of this beautiful building holds an equally luxurious spa.
In 1971, the de la Salle brothers were forced to sell Inglewood. The sale was completed in the summer of 1972 to Mr Nicolian, who originally planned to set up a nursing home. That soon changed, and a consortium of businessmen transformed it into Inglewood Health Hydro.
In 1981 a consortium headed by Jonathan Aitken bought Inglewood Health Hydro, and it changed hands again in 1998 when it was taken over by Grosvenor Spas, a national chain of health clubs. A further change came in October 2001 when it was bought by Purdew Health Farm Group.

Shortly before the massacre, Michael Ryan’s mother Dorothy had just been employed by a stylish health farm just outside Hungerford: Inglewood Health Hydro

The De La Salle Brothers were renowned for their cruel regime and sexual abuse was commonplace. Inglewood seems to have been no exception:

Later, under the leadership of the Belmarsh inmate (better know as Tory cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken), Inglewood had an equally colourful history: staff members were pressurised to bear false witness in his libel case, and Aitken worked his way through a string of women.

The Purdews, the new owners better known for Henley Grange, had close ties to a motley bunch including: Tony Blair, a war criminal Keith Vaz, rent boy lover and washing machine salesman Jimmy Savile, Britain’s most proliferous paedophile.

Jailbird Jonathan Aitken was closely linked to RELEASE. He is even mentioned in connection with David Offenbach, lawyer for Lennie Smith who assisted Sidney Cooke in the rape and murder of Jason Swift.

Essex Police probe uncovers link between Shoebury ‘sex ring’ and paedophile gang behind Jason Swift killing

POLICE have uncovered a link between the ’Shoebury Sex Ring’ and the paedophile gang which killed schoolboy Jason Swift in the 1980s.

A witness alerted police to the link without even realising it.

Last month, sex crime officers in Rayleigh concluded months of interviews with the man, who was contacted last year after police found his name on a 1990 list of boys linked to the Shoebury ring.

The man’s allegations are corroborated on many key details by a stack of paperwork from a 1989/90 investigation into the ring, the contents of which have never been placed in the public domain.

During his interviews, the man told officers that one of the Shoebury ringleaders often referred to a mystery man called ’Lennie Smith’.

Unbeknownst to the witness, Smith was one of the paedophile gang known as the Dirty Dozen, whose members raped and killed three children – Jason Swift, Mark Tildesley and Barry Lewis.

Smith was linked to all three killings but never prosecuted because in each case all the witnesses against him were fellow paedophiles, deemed unreliable by the CPS.

http://www.yellowad.co.uk/article.cfm?id=137127&headline=EXCLUSIVE:%20Essex%20Police%20probe%20reveals%20link%20between%20Shoebury%20%27sex%20ring%27%20and%20paedophile%20gang%20behind%20Jason%20Swift%20killing&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2018

SECRET FILES REVEALED: Children abused by Southend paedophile ring were transported to Basildon, Havering and Tower Hamlets – and claimed their abusers included police officers

CHILDREN abused by a Southend paedophile ring in the 1980s were also transported to addresses in Basildon, Havering and Tower Hamlets, according to documents seen by the Yellow Advertiser.

The papers detail evidence given to an investigator by a whistleblowing ex-social worker in 2000.

The whistleblower claimed children’s services in Southend had been ’in chaos’ when the ring was investigated and professionals struggled to get authorities to take the allegations seriously.

Several local charities tasked with providing therapy to the boys abused by the ring started receiving disclosures about men who had abused them, the documents said.

The charities pooled resources to ’collate information on paedophiles, given by the children to those working directly with them’.

Soon, the files said, ’information was coming out about people working in the statutory agencies’ – including social workers and police officers.

But the authorities did not support the charities and failed to follow up on their information, the source claimed.

The whistleblower told the investigator they then received ’threats’ – although they did not say where from – ’that if [their charity] did not shut up about child sex abuse, its grant would be removed’.

The claims are contained in correspondence and minutes documenting the whistleblower’s evidence to Helen Kenward, a child protection specialist hired by Essex Council in the late 1990s to investigate historic abuse allegations linked to County Hall.

The claims are corroborated by contemporaneous documents, written by representatives of the charities involved and seen by the YA.

In March, Essex Council confirmed the existence of the ’Kenward Report’ after the YA learned it had been shared with police investigating the 1980s ’Shoebury Sex Ring’.

Two men were prosecuted and described in court as the ’leaders’ of the Shoebury ring in 1990, but in recent years a YA campaign has forced police to reopen the case, after whistleblowers questioned why none of the other alleged abusers identified by the victims were brought to justice.

Documents reveal the Shoebury whistleblower told Kenward they had formed the opinion that children’s services in Southend were ’in chaos’.

The informant was a former Essex Council social worker but at the time of the Shoebury investigation, in 1989, worked for a charity commissioned by the council to counsel child victims.

A record of their evidence to Kenward stated: “The social workers were demoralised and there were staff employed in Southend who otherwise would probably not have got a job in other areas, due to the difficulty in recruiting staff. There was a high level of anxiety about child sex abuse not being investigated.”

The source told Kenward that during the investigation, their charity received ’lots of’ phone calls with tip-offs about alleged abuse, some connected to the ring and others not.

Many of the calls came from schools and one came from a magistrate, who “alleged that her daughter had been sexually assaulted in the park by a police officer and other police officers had not investigated.”

Kenward’s source is amongst numerous former child protection workers who have spoken to Essex Police as part of its reinvestigation of the Shoebury ring.

Essex Council has refused to release the Kenward Report, claiming there is ’no public interest’ in doing so, and has also refused to answer basic questions about its contents.

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Was the Shoebury sex ring ‘covered up’? Secret documents detail ‘corruption, beatings, threats and missing evidence’.

In December 1989, the charities started meeting to share intelligence gathered from the children. They were assigned a liaison police officer to pass all information on to.

Immediately, the charities realised the ring was far bigger than just King and Tanner. There had been an early indication of this when police raided King’s flat and found a book full of names and addresses in London, with references to ‘tykes’.

A boy had identified three Southend addresses where he was taken by King. He said he was also taken to East London, where he was drugged and sexually abused for a ‘porn video’.

The Children’s Society met with Shoebury county councillor David Cotgrove. According to minutes the YA has seen of that meeting, Cllr Cotgrove said the ring was ‘not new’ and there were ‘high up people involved’.

By January 1990, the group had been told of possible links to Canvey, Thurrock, Havering and Basildon. More boys now reported being drugged and photographed. Care homes were also named.

But children’s home staff weren’t the only state employees implicated.

Boys also named a police officer who frequented King’s flat, as well as a neighbouring flat occupied by a vulnerable drug addict, where men were known to sleep with underage girls. Allegations against him were listed in minutes as, ‘photographs, girls, drugs, blackmail’.

A boy told the charities the officer would, “target families, manufacture charges against any person, go round the house and have sex with the mums.”

The boy reported walking in on the officer having sex with a school friend’s mother.

One of the 14 victims confided in the charity workers that a friend of his had started ‘digging about’ regarding the ring and was ‘warned off by two CID’, who told him he was ‘out of his league’ and gave him a black eye.

By February, the group was receiving tip-offs from other Essex child protection workers who had heard of their work. Some made allegations about impropriety linked to Social Services.

The group continued to feed their intelligence to their liaison officer, but then he was suddenly replaced without any warning or explanation. His replacement, a whistleblower testified in 2000, “was always drunk.”

In March 1990, relations between the police and the charity workers soured dramatically.

On March 6, two of the workers bumped into their liaison officer and his colleague in the Cricketers pub, Southend.

“By the way,” the officer said, a bit worse for wear, “I’ve been asked by my boss to do a hatchet job on you lot.”

The incident was detailed in a memo sent to one of the charity’s head offices days later, which said the officer had then described one worker’s vehicle and day to day movements in meticulous detail, implying they were under surveillance.

Later that week, the charities were interrogated by Social Services as to why they kept meeting up. The Children’s Society was told Social Services would no longer be using the report it had commissioned from the charity and would write its own instead.

The group, feeling ‘attacked’ and ‘under pressure’, sent a joint memo to their head offices, saying they had received sensitive information they no longer trusted police to investigate. They became ‘worried’ about being ‘fitted up’.

A meeting was held in early April between the workers and the NSPCC’s legal department. Aided by a lawyer, they drew up a report listing ‘known facts’ and the authorities’ response.

It said police were told of boys willing to give information about paedophile activity in a Shoebury hotel and at addresses in Havering, Stratford and Southend – but had ‘shown no interest’ in speaking to them. ‘No perceivable action’ had been taken over detailed allegations against police or Social Services staff either.

The diary full of London addresses, seized from King’s flat, went ‘missing’ from police custody. In April, King and Tanner struck a plea bargain. Having initially faced charges with a maximum penalty of life in prison, they were sentenced to four and three years, respectively. The judge, incredibly, accepted the paedophiles’ argument that the boys – as young as 10 – had been the true instigators of the sexual activity.

In May 1990, the charities were told ‘no action’ would be taken over the officer named by the boys. Multi-agency meetings to discuss after-care for the victims continued into 1991, but nobody else was ever prosecuted for their abuse.

In 2016, hundreds of pages of original documents detailing the above events were handed to police. In 2017, the force said its review found ‘no evidence of any corruption’.

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Essex Council refuses to publish report into historic sex abuse allegations against child protection workers

22 March 2018

ESSEX Council has refused to release a report into allegations that some of its former child protection workers sexually abused children in their care.

County Hall confirmed that the document – known as the ’Kenward Report’ – existed, but refused to let the Yellow Advertiser see a copy, saying there was ’no public interest in disclosing the information’.

The YA requested the report under the Freedom of Information Act after learning it had been shown to detectives running Operation SANDS – a reinvestigation of an almost 30-year-old ’child sex ring’ case in Shoeburyness.

In the year 2000, Essex Council contracted independent child protection expert Helen Kenward to investigate historic allegations of abuse within its children’s departments.

Mrs Kenward is also known for her investigation into alleged child abuse in the ’Children’s Homes in Lambeth Enquiry’ (CHILE) in 2003, and her investigation into the death of two-year-old Ainlee Labonte for the Newham Area Child Protection Committee in 2002.

The YA has seen some correspondence connected to the Kenward Report, from the year 2000, which stated that Essex Council had conducted more than 20 investigations into allegations of abuse by Social Services staff in the the last ’few years’.

The correspondence showed one whistleblowing former Essex Council employee, who was interviewed for the Kenward Report, reported concerns and allegations about 18 different child protection professionals, including social workers and police officers.

Essex Police was tipped off that the report existed by whistleblowers, whose work with the YA sparked Operation SANDS two years ago.

The whistleblowers – all former child protection workers – came forward in 2015, after the YA uncovered and reported on secretive compensation payments authorised by Essex Council for ’alleged abuse’ in its children’s departments in the 1970s and 1990s.

They approached the YA to detail ’grave concerns’ about how abuse cases in Essex had been handled by the authorities during the 1980s and 1990s.

In particular, each had concerns about the way in which several agencies had dealt with a paedophile ring, which abused ’dozens’ of children in and around Shoeburyness.

Two men were prosecuted and jailed but documents from the time showed many of the children had reported being abused by more perpetrators, who appeared not to have been pursued.

Police only used a handful of boys’ evidence as ’specimen cases’ in the two men’s prosecution. As other complainants were not involved in the criminal case, the whistleblowers said, Social Services did not recognise them as victims. As a result, they were not case-conferenced and given the appropriate support.

Contemporaneous documents showed several of the children went on to self-harm, attempt suicide, fall into drug addiction, become child prostitutes or even abuse children themselves.

Whistleblowers added that some had since been jailed for serious criminal offences whilst others had died from suicides and drug overdoses.

In late 2015, the YA introduced the whistleblowers to then Essex Police Commissioner Nick Alston, who found them ’eminently credible’ and introduced them to Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh.

In March 2016, as a direct result of the YA’s work, Essex Police announced Operation SANDS.

Last October the YA revealed that despite whistleblowers supplying Essex Police with contemporaneous paperwork detailing alleged police corruption, and despite three new victims coming forward, the force had decided to close the investigation down.

But the YA rescued the case at the last minute by supplying detectives with a dossier of new evidence.

Operation SANDS remains ongoing as police investigate information provided by a fourth victim, who came forward late last year with specific, detailed allegations about a number of men and women in Southend, Castle Point, Basildon and other areas.

The man was known to investigative agencies at the time of the original investigation, in 1990, as a suspected victim – but was not interviewed by police and did not form part of the prosecution case.

As part of Operation SANDS, Essex Police has been allowed to view the ’Kenward Report’, but for now it remains off-limits to Essex taxpayers.

Essex Council has refused to release it, claiming it would ’prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs’ by dissuading people from contributing to future investigations.

It also claimed that the report contained personal data and information which had been provided in confidence.

It described the YA’s request to see the report as ’vexatious’, claiming it would take ’many hundreds of hours’ to redact or remove all the personal or confidential information.

The YA has submitted a new Freedom of Information request seeking some statistical data from the report, making clear that it does not wish to receive any personal or confidential information.

The council is required by law to answer within 20 working days.

Previously:

THE YELLOW Advertiser has been instrumental in reopening a historic child sex abuse inquiry for a second time, by delivering a dossier of fresh evidence to Essex Police.

Detectives called the YA to police headquarters in Chelmsford last week, to announced the end of Operation SANDS.

But when it arrived for the briefing, the YA handed over a document containing detailed allegations about more than 10 men and women based in and around Southend in the 1980s.

The detailed allegations were made by a man who said he was abused over a years-long period as a teenager. It was compiled and handed to police with his consent. In it, he named multiple childhood friends he believed were also victims.

Expert child protection officer Detective Superintendent Tracey Harman confirmed the man was known to police as a suspected victim and said his information would be followed up.

The force has since confirmed that it is pursuing ’multiple new main lines of inquiry’ based on the document.

Essex Police announced in spring 2016 that it was reviewing an almost 30-year-old investigation into child abuse in and around Shoeburyness.

Dubbed Operation SANDS, the review was launched in direct response to an 18-month YA investigation.

The investigation began in late 2014, with the YA raising questions over 10 secret compensation payments authorised by Essex Council for ’alleged abuse’ in the 1970s and 1990s.

It resulted in four whistleblowers – all child protection workers in the Southend area during the 1980s and 1990s – raising concerns with the YA over a ’sex ring’ they felt had not been properly investigated.

Two men were convicted of child sex charges, relating to six victims, after the original Essex Police investigation in 1990.

But the whistleblowers said they knew other men had abused the same children, and possibly dozens more, yet appeared not to have been pursued.

Nick Alston, then the county’s police commissioner, described the whistleblowers as ’eminently credible’. He and Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh ordered the creation of Operation SANDS.

Det Supt Harman said the review found a number of files connected to the original investigation had been destroyed, in line with the force’s retention policy.

In the records which did remain, some victims did make reference to other men, said Det Supt Harman, but they did not identify them in enough detail for police to trace them.

But the complainant who spoke with the YA said he had named several other abusers, by either their full names or their first names and places of work, to police at the time. He named them again in the document handed to Det Supt Harman by the YA last week.

Det Supt Harman said three fresh complainants had come forward after Operation SANDS was announced, each making allegations about one man, now in his 80s, who was arrested and interviewed.

She said: “However, based on all the information gathered and witnesses spoken to, there was insufficient evidence to charge in this instance. If anyone has further evidence in connection with this or any other investigation, I need them to come forward to us.”

Det Supt Harman said that in addition to prompting complainants to come forward to Operation SANDS, the YA’s reporting on historic allegations had emboldened victims to come forward in other, unrelated cases.

Anyone with information about abuse in and around Shoeburyness in the 1980s and 1990s was asked to call Essex Police on 101. The officer leading Operation SANDS is DC Laura Williams.

http://www.yellowad.co.uk/article.cfm?id=128447

previously:

I worked as a senior social worker in the child protection team in Chelmsford Essex in the late 1990s. This does not surprise me in the slightest. I was suspended and disciplined when I started to uncover a group of paedophiles in Southminster near Southend. I cannot prove this but I am convinced that powerful people were involved including senior people at Essex County council and social services.

https://theneedleblog.wordpress.com/2016/03/24/shoebury-paedophile-scandal-fourth-whistleblower-comes-forward/

Shoebury ‘paedophile ring’ failures must be independently investigated, says outgoing Essex Police commissioner

May 2016

Essex Police is currently reviewing officers’ conduct in a child abuse investigation in Shoeburyness in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Mr Alston and Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh announced in March that the force was reviewing an investigation which resulted in the conviction and imprisonment of two paedophiles in 1990, for abusing adolescent boys in Shoeburyness.

The review was launched after three whistleblowers claimed victims had reported abuse by far more than just two men, but nobody else appeared to have been pursued.

They also claimed some victims were never interviewed by police and most who were still never received appropriate after-care such as counselling. Some have since reportedly committed suicide, died of drug overdoses, been sent to prison and, in one case, gone on to abuse children.

A fourth whistleblower, tracked down by the YA and now cooperating with the review, echoed the original claims.

Two of the whistleblowers, who worked at a Southend young offenders charity and received abuse disclosures from boys on their books, said they feared cops had failed to take the allegations seriously because they took a dim view of the complainants.

Mr Alston described the allegations as ‘chilling’, telling the YA: “It’s an overwhelmingly credible scenario. The circumstantial evidence is apparently strong.”

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In 1990 two local charities – the Rainer Foundation and the Children’s Society – published a report based on assessments of 25 young boys known to have visited the flat of convicted paedophile Dennis King in Shoebury, Essex. Of those 25 boys referred to in the charity report, only a handful were interviewed by Essex Police.

The report suggested, however, that there could be up to 80 victims aged as young as 11 years old.

Of those boys interviewed by the police only two went to court, were formally case conferenced, and received appropriate after-care.

Only two men were convicted, Brian Tanner, then 57, was sentenced to 3 years and Denis King who received 4 years unimprisonment.

Dennis King, 55 years old at the time of his 1990 conviction, had been convicted for sexual offences against boys at least twice before 1990 and has been convicted at least twice subsequent to the 1990 Shoebury conviction – More details HERE

Many of those that have disclosed are clear that more men were involved in the child abuse than just Dennis King and Brian Tanner.

Since then, multiple boys who disclosed abuse to the local charities have died of drug overdoses, committed suicide, or gone to prison.

 

Thursday, 14 April 2016 By Charles Thomson in Crime
Brian Tanner, left, and Dennis King, right, outside Chelmsford Crown Court in April 1990. Picture: Anglia Press Agency. A MAN convicted of abusing boys as part of a Shoebury ’sex ring’ in the late 1980s had several prior convictions, the Yellow Advertiser can reveal.
Dennis King, then aged 55 and living in Cunningham Close, Shoebury, received a four-year jail term in 1990 after admitting four counts of gross indecency and three counts of attempted buggery.
He was convicted with Brian Tanner, then 57 and living in Beedell Avenue, Westcliff, who got three years for three counts of gross indecency and three counts of attempted buggery.
Tanner has since died and King no longer lives in Essex.
Both men were jailed for their part in what Essex Council described in official papers as a ’sex ring’ targeting ’adolescent boys’.
Essex Police last month announced a review of its investigation into the King and Tanner case, after three whistleblowers alleged a catalogue of failings.
A fourth whistleblower, tracked down by the YA, has now agreed to cooperate with the review.
The YA has now obtained court records showing King was jailed for seven years in 1966 for sexually abusing two boys he met in a public toilet on Southend seafront.
An appeal document states: “According to their evidence, they were hanging around a public lavatory on the front and they got into a conversation with the appellant, who asked them if they wanted to play about with him and offered them 10 shillings each.
“According to them, he took each one of them in turn into a cubicle inside the lavatory where certain of these offences were committed.
“According to them, an arrangement was then made for the appellant to meet them at the same place at about 10.30 that evening and go back to his flat.
“They did meet that evening. The appellant took them back to his flat. One of them slept on the floor and one of them in the bed with him, and it was there that the other offences were committed.”
King denied the allegations but was convicted of two counts of attempting to procure acts of gross indecency, three counts of indecent assault and one count of attempted buggery.
The appeal record shows that before his 1966 trial, King already had several prior convictions for child sex offences.
The record states: “This appellant of 31 has already been sent to prison for six months for attempting to procure gross indecency with a youth of 15, and two offences were then taken into consideration, one of which was with a boy of nine.
“He has been fined for importuning immoral purposes and finally, in September 1964, he was given 12 months imprisonment for attempting to procure gross indecency.”

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This former charity boss whistleblower explains how one of the young boys turned to recruiting for the gang so that he wouldn’t keep getting abused himself.

EXCLUSIVE: Former charity boss recalls ‘shock’ of uncovering Shoebury ‘paedophile ring’

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 By Charles Thomson in Crime
Chris Hickey A FORMER charity boss has spoken about how he learned a ‘paedophile ring’ was operating in Shoebury in the late 1980s.
Chris Hickey – former manager of the Rainer Foundation, a young offenders’ charity in Weston Road, Southend – is the fourth whistleblower to voice concerns over Essex Police’s investigation into the abuse of dozens of boys.
Mr Hickey, now a HR consultant, is believed to have received the first abuse disclosure from one of the victims.
He said: “The first time I had any real sense that something really strange was going on, I was working with this young lad. He slowly started to burn himself with a cigarette, rather than tell me what was going on.”
Mr Hickey was tracked down by the Yellow Advertiser and is now cooperating with an Essex Police review, announced last month, into whether the case was properly investigated.
Two men were jailed in 1990 but whistleblowers say the victims reported abuse by more paedophiles who were not prosecuted. They also claim police failed to interview multiple victims and that most of those who were interviewed never received appropriate after-care.
Mr Hickey co-authored a 1990 report criticising the ‘patchy’ response by local agencies, which said victims had already suffered problems including self-harming, displaying ‘abusive behaviour’ towards younger children and ‘graduating into the local rent boy scene’.
Recounting the moment the first boy – a ‘cheeky chappy’ and ‘prolific car thief’ – disclosed his abuse, Mr Hickey said: “It was late afternoon. He was getting less and less responsive. The silences were getting longer and longer. I knew I just had to sit there.
“The room was going dark and I wouldn’t even get up to turn the light on because I knew if I moved the spell would be broken – and if he was going to say something, he was going to say it now.
“I’d been working with him for well over a year and I knew there was something going on. I waited and waited and I watched him burn himself with a cigarette – and then he told me.”
Mr Hickey said the disclosure left him ‘shellshocked’. In the coming weeks the boy revealed he had become a ‘recruiter’ for the paedophiles to stop his own abuse. Soon afterwards, more boys began coming forward to local charities, including 12 to 15 who disclosed to Rainer.
Mr Hickey said: “It was terrible when you realised what had happened. We had no idea this was going on and then it all unfolded before our eyes. It is an experience seared into my memory.”

Jonathan Aitken was a director of NACRO along with Monday Club members Peter Bottomley and Sir Charles Irving. Both also appeared on the list of Elm Guest House patrons.

The Bottomleys (Virginia and Peter Bottomley) and Sir Charles Irving shared a mutual friend: Clive Froggatt, the man at the centre of Thatcher’s NHS privatisation. Froggatt had big problems: an addiction to cocaine. On arrest, he claimed the drugs seized were for Charles Irving.

Indeed, NACRO’s directors reveal many interesting associations, including Lord Carlile, the go-to man to protect the Establishment against abuse claims, Lord Peerages-for-Sex Lester and Paul Chapple Whitehouse, founder of Starehe.

But let’s return to Inglewood, where the gunman’s mother Dorothy Ryan worked: A World in Action documentary aptly entitled Jonathan of Arabia accused Aitken of pimping for Saudi friends at a health farm. Later, the Purdews acquired Inglewood from agents of a Saudi prince!

Aitken’s contacts to Saudi businessmen, particularly those in the arms trade and with strong links to the Saudi prince, are manifold. These include the Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi. Now where have I heard that name before?

Aitken’s Saudi affiliations were not just related to business; they were also of an amorous nature: DNA tests in 1999 revealed that Aitken’s daughter Petrina was the issue of a dalliance with Soraya Khashoggi, lowly-born Leicester lass and wife of Adnan.

 





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Was Mr A the ‘reclusive millionaire’ the man who funded ChildLine?

 Mr A, one of Britain’s wealthiest men and founder and trustee of a national charity for abused children – 1993 in court for alleged perverse sexual behaviour

How the case started:

The pounds 1m contract that led to sex claims: Nick Walker reports on the acquittal of a top architect of blackmail allegations made by a reclusive millionaire client

24 August 1993

IN DECEMBER 1986, Conrad Jameson, interior architect to the likes of IBM, ICI and Players’ cigarettes, was commissioned to re-design the homes of one of Britain’s richest and most reclusive businessmen.

His client had a reputation for moral probity. He founded and is still a trustee of a national charity for abused children. Six and a half years later, Mr Jameson found himself in the dock, accused of a pounds 500,000 blackmail bid.

The prosecution said that Mr Jameson threatened to make public allegations of dubious financial deals and bizarre sexual behaviour by the businessman. It said Mr Jameson was prepared to drop the claims in return for a cash settlement.

But Mr Jameson was acquitted yesterday at the Old Bailey, when Judge John Murchie directed the jury to find him not guilty of blackmail after the Crown’s case collapsed.

The millionaire, referred to as Mr A, first met Mr Jameson in 1986 and hired him to do work worth over pounds 1m on a mews cottage in London, and his home in Buckinghamshire.

After work started, so did the disagreements, culminating in a civil action brought by Mr A against Jameson Design Ltd. Mr Jameson’s response was to say that delays to the work were not his fault. There were press reports that the millionaire was ‘security mad’, and plans were changed frequently.

Mr Jameson told one of his lawyers: ‘The real reason is that I knew too much about his financial and personal affairs.’

Mr Jameson drafted a writ with his lawyers detailing Mr A’s alleged collection of pornographic paintings, his ‘homosexual tendencies’ and allegations suggesting Mr A’s unsuitability as trustee of the charity.

If the writ were issued newpapers could publish the allegations without any risk of libel. Mr Jameson claimed journalists were already working on a story about Mr A and the writ would give it a ‘peg to hang the story on’.

Details of the allegations in the draft writ trickled out in court over the past week. The draft writ alleged that Baron Simon de Wrangel, who had been employed by him as a surveyor, had been exposed to Mr A’s ‘extraordinary’ behaviour.

While working in Mr A’s Buckinghamshire house, Baron de Wrangel was allegedly shown a pornographic painting. When he looked round he saw Mr A ‘with his underwear around his knees’.

A second picture, a drawing by Picasso showing a man and woman having sexual intercourse, was also shown to the jury. ‘If somebody could tell me who is doing what to whom, I would be most grateful,’ Mr A said. Counsel for the defence asked him if he was not pretending to be a little naive. He said he was not.

Mr Jameson also alleged Baron de Wrangel was asked by Mr A to fit a television satellite descrambling device which would enable him to watch pornographic films from Denmark and the Netherlands. Mr A told the court it was a joke.

Mr Jameson said Mr A showed his wife an antique French red leather chair which could be used to manoeuvre its occupant into various sexual positions. She was said to have been ‘horrified’.

Mr A told the court he had bought the chair because it was red and described Mr Jameson’s allegations as ‘absolutely false’.

The judge said yesterday that he was making no findings on the allegations of improper conduct levelled at Mr A.

Mr Jameson has agreed not to pursue the allegations against Mr A in an undertaking he made in an on-going civil case with Mr A.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/the-pounds-1m-contract-that-led-to-sex-claims-nick-walker-reports-on-the-acquittal-of-a-top-1463269.html

What did Mr A do?

A RECLUSIVE millionaire broke down in court yesterday as he described how blackmail allegations could affect a children’s charity he helped to found, writes Nick Walker.

19 August 1993

An Old Bailey jury was told this week of allegations that Conrad Jameson, 60, of Sydney Place, Chelsea, south-west London, threatened to expose the businessman, referred to as Mr A, as having a collection of pornography and a chair designed for sexual purposes, and as having homosexual leanings.

Mr A, who cannot be named, said all the allegations behind the pounds 250,000 blackmail bid were ‘absolutely false’. When asked what the effect would be on the charity if the allegations were published, Mr A said: ‘Children who need this organisation have a very low opinion of adults . . . and if a child believed this organisation was headed by a person who was doing the sort of thing they needed help for, they wouldn’t seek its help.’

Mr A told the court that he was not homosexual and did not possess any pornography. ‘I have one Picasso . . , and there’s one that’s certainly erotic.’ Members of the jury were shown two paintings – Picasso’s Homme et Femme and a watercolour by 19th century French artist, Gavarni, depicting sexual acts – and also a 19th century chair from Mr A’s home, probably used by a gynaecologist.

The trial continues.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/blackmail-threatened-to-destroy-charity-1462164.html

MPs ‘pressed CPS to pursue blackmail case’: Architect awarded costs as Old Bailey trial collapses

24 August 1993

THREE TORY MPs are believed to have put pressure on the Crown Prosecution Service to proceed with a blackmail case against an architect which collapsed yesterday at the Old Bailey.

The defence was twice warned by the CPS that any evidence which might identify the MPs – and presumably why they had intervened – would not be disclosed to the court on the grounds of public interest immunity (PII).

The CPS was widely criticised for trying to bar disclosure of documents on the same ground during last year’s Matrix Churchill trial, in which three businessmen were alleged to have breached arms embargoes on Iraq. The judge overruled the immunity of the documents, and the case against the three was dropped.

Conrad Jameson, an architect based in south- west London, was acquitted yesterday of a pounds 500,000 blackmail attempt against one of Britain’s wealthiest and most reclusive men.

The prosecution had alleged that Mr Jameson, 61, threatened to expose the tycoon – referred to only as Mr A, and said to be a founder and a trustee of a national charity for abused children – for alleged perverse sexual behaviour, including an obsession with pornography.

After legal submissions at the end of the prosecution case, Judge John Murchie directed the jury to find Mr Jameson not guilty, saying the Crown had not made out its case.

The Independent understands the case was brought after the three MPs, friendly with Mr A, contacted the CPS to urge Mr Jameson’s prosecution. The defence sought discovery of the identity of the MPs and any documentary evidence relating to their alleged interventions. Sources close to the defence have revealed that on two occasions the CPS warned that any such evidence would be subject to public interest immunity. No explanation was given. Normally, PII is used to deny disclosure only in exceptional cases where, for instance, there is a threat to national security. The CPS said last night that it could not comment on the case.

The use of PII could have renewed the outcry that came after the Matrix Churchill trial. It was disclosed during that case that government ministers had signed PII certificates for confidential documents which helped to acquit the three men.

The case against Mr Jameson collapsed after Judge Murchie said he had acted throughout on the advice of his solicitor and barrister, who drew up a draft writ containing the allegations. He said the court was making no findings about the allegations of improper conduct levelled at Mr A.

The judge awarded Mr Jameson, of Sydney Place, Chelsea, his costs from central funds. Mr Jameson said: ‘I am very glad the nightmare is over. The case should never have been brought.’

Mr A described Mr Jameson’s claims, including sexual misconduct in hotel rooms and possession of pornograhic paintings, as ‘absolutely false’.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/mps-pressed-cps-to-pursue-blackmail-case-architect-awarded-costs-as-old-bailey-trial-collapses-1463358.html

Designer denies blackmail attempt: Threat to expose ‘details of pornography collection’

AN INTERIOR designer threatened to expose a children’s charity trustee as having a collection of pornography and possible homosexual leanings in a pounds 250,000 blackmail attempt, it was alleged at the Old Bailey yesterday.

At the start of the trial of Conrad Jameson, 60, of Sydney Place, Chelsea, west London, Judge John Murchie continued a magistrates’ order that the victim and charity should not be identified. Mr Jameson denies blackmailing the man, ‘A’.

John Williams, for the prosecution, said Mr Jameson threatened to issue a writ detailing A’s alleged pornographic paintings and an antique chair designed to put women strapped in it into a variety of sexual positions at the touch of a button.

If the writ was issued the press could publish the allegations contained in it, embarrassing A and affecting the charity and those who funded its dealings with abused children, the court was told.

Mr Jameson was hired to do interior design work on A’s country home and London mews house. But A became suspicious about the work and issued a writ against Mr Jameson, his company Jameson Design Ltd, and his wife, Tricia, the court was told.

Mr Williams told the court Mr Jameson knew A was the charity’s main source of funds. Mr Jameson’s response to the writ was to claim delays were not his fault. He said when he and Tricia had first visited A’s country home he had been keen to take them to his dressing room to show off his collection of pornographic pictures and the chair.

Mr Williams said the allegations were ‘entirely false’ and that if there had been ‘one iota of truth in them’ Mr Jameson could have gone to the appropriate people long before.

He told the jury they would see the pictures themselves – ‘they are not outrageously disgusting. They are drawings by two reputable artists, they are not perhaps to everyone’s taste, but by no manner can be described as a pornographic collection.’

He said the chair, which the jury would also see, and which he likened to the one the judge was sitting on, was used by doctors for gynaecolog ical examinations.

Mr Jameson threatened to issue his own writ so that the press would know that ‘a man of suspect sexual morals was involved with the charity’. He demanded pounds 250,000 in settlement, Mr Williams said.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/designer-denies-blackmail-attempt-threat-to-expose-details-of-pornography-collection-1461602.html

Judge Murchie, presiding at Mr A’s trial –  Murchie had a close relationship with the royal family.

He was always proud to announce that he was specially chosen to be a greeter for the queen.

He was one of a few judges commissioned to officially greet Her Majesty at formal public appearances.

He proudly showed me several photos of him and the queen at various receptions throughout the course of several years.

Judge Murchie  attended Gordonstoun -where Prince Charles and many other members of the royal family attended.

http://thejcr.com/2016/03/03/perspectives-the-very-honourable-judge-murchie/#sthash.XuWQqjBM.dpbs

  • The original case was heard in 1986
  • Mr A funded a new National Children’s Charity
  •  Childline was founded in 1986
  • Mr A had a house in Buckinghamshire
  • Mr A collected paintings and was security obsessed

http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/lbc/index.php/segment/0005300330011

“…the extensive press coverage of the case”…wiped from the internet – only a few articles remain.

Govt couldn’t have it known that Childline was set up by pervs?

Who could the wealthy, reclusive pervert – founder and trustee of a national charity for abused children – be?

Childline, a national charity for abused children was founded and funded by car-dealer millionaire Ian Skipper

Ian Skipper – very hard finding info on or photos of him.  “He keeps a low profile” 

All other other national charities were founded earlier – and all the founders have lots of info about them. A reclusive, paranoid about privacy – and very little info – despite being such a philanthropist –  – and the timescales fit.

 

In 1986 Esther Rantzen, presenter of Thats Life, viewers were asked if they would take part in the survey in an edition of Thats Life. A helpline was opened after the programme so that any child currently suffering abuse could call for help, the project was made possible by a benefactor Ian Skipper who underwrote the charity for the first three years. Childline joined the NSPCC in February 2006

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:mF3fvm4rnE4J:wikivisually.com/wiki/BT_Red_Nose_Climb+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

On Thursday, 30th October 1986 Childline was launched on the
Childwatch programme

In its early years, Ian helped fund ChildLine, having met Esther Rantzen when her TV programme That’s Life featured the Ben Hardwick appeal which he was supporting to raise funds for Britain’s youngest liver transplant patient. Ian Skipper, who has died aged 73, is survived by his wife Penny and their two daughters, Abigail and Emma, and six grandchildren.

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/obituaries/ian-skipper-1-2296109

It is 25 years since ChildLine first launched, back in the autumn of 1986. Then the presenter of That’s Life!, Esther Rantzen had lobbied for its creation with the help of her BBC producers. When the philanthropist Ian Skipper came on board, it was made possible.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/helplines-call-for-help-6279384.html

 CONSTABLE IAN SKIPPER is a Businessman from Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire

http://www.checkdirector.co.uk/director/constable-skipper/

Photo of Ian Skipper from video

Constable Ian Skipper

Ian Skipper, the son of a successful motor-car dealer in Burnley, Lancashire, was given the business by his father at the age of 21. Taking to the role of entrepreneur with alacrity, he devised highly creative ways of selling more and more cars, then, having exhausted the market potential of the local catchment area, began a campaign of buying up dealerships. He and his partner between them ended up owning a substantial proportion of the Ford dealerships in northern Britain until they themselves eventually sold out, simultaneously, to Thomas Ward.

With a fair fortune at their disposal they thereafter embarked on a number of ventures that included the building up of United Engineering Industries, subsequently UEI, Cosworth Engineering, Dunsley Heating and a small merchant bank, London and European. Skipper was also able to embark on a career of entrepreneurial support and philanthropic giving to good causes that caught his eye and enthusiasm. An early excursus was to York. Here in 1977 Magnus Magnusson was raising money for the Coppergate excavations that were revealing the Viking city of Jorvik. They subsequently became very good friends. Skipper’s enthusiasm transformed the fundraising campaign and eventually led to the building of Jorvik, the immensely successful underground visitor centre.

Skipper moved with his family to Barbados in the 1980s where with other associates he assisted in the development of Atlantic Computers, a company that leased mainframe computers to businesses. Skipper and his family interests became main shareholders, providing strength to the balance sheet. The company prospered rapidly and the share price grew exponentially, allowing them to realise a further substantial fortune.

In later years after the family’s return to England, Skipper’s energy and flare was increasingly placed at the disposal of charities. The Ben Hardwick kidney transplant appeal on Esther Rantzen’s television programme That’s Life initially took his attention and the contact he made then with Rantzen led to his support in 1986 for Childline, the helpline she set up for children in distress or danger, open day and night throughout the year. He became a trustee and underwrote the charity for its first year. His support for such causes was widespread, and he was appointed OBE for services to charity in 1997.

Constable Ian Skipper was born at Barrowford in Lancashire, educated at Canford School and read engineering at Loughborough. Here, as college social secretary he met — and subsequently married — the social secretary at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Penny Wood. Skipper’s parents were divorced at this time and his father handed the business to his son. Skipper gave up his Loughborough course and together he and his wife were thrown into learning the business and began the transformation of Skippers of Burnley into a vast regional chain.

Skipper had a sharp and inquiring mind. A late-night programme by Magnus Magnusson on the Viking dig at York caught his eye — he was always interested in archaeology and the past — and at his wife’s urging he set off to York the next day to offer his services as a digger. He rapidly concluded that he would be of little use as a novice troweller but immediately saw the potential of the Coppergate excavation site, right in the middle of York’s tourist zone, as a business. Within weeks it had been smartened up by his architects, dressed as a tourist attraction, provided with viewing galleries and state-of-the-art interpretation and set on course to become York’s tourist attraction of the year. More than a million people eventually visited it — and paid for the privilege, transforming the funds of the York Archaeological Trust.

When, after five years, the site came to be developed, Skipper urged the trust to maintain it as an underground attraction beneath the proposed shopping precinct. The upshot, after some heroic fundraising, was the opening of Jorvik Viking Centre by the trust’s patron, the Prince of Wales, in 1984, enabling a further 15 million people, so far, to take a “time car” and visit a lost Viking world reconstructed with the best archaeological knowhow and interpretative devices.

Skipper’s entrepreneurship and personal donation to the project resulted in a handsome annual income to the York Archaeological Trust and for York a new visitor attraction that did much to establish its pre-eminence as a tourist city. Skipper received the British Archaeological Awards Golden Trowel “Award of Awards” in 1998 for the most outstanding contribution to British archaeology.

Drawing on the instant success of Jorvik, Skipper set up Heritage Projects in 1984, a company that kept together the Jorvik creative team and deployed it on such ventures as The Oxford Story, in Broad Street, Oxford, which provided an insight for tourists into the life and history of the university. This project brought him into contact with a university world he had never experienced but which impressed him deeply.

His and his partner’s donation to St Cross College enabled the building of a new south wing and the Ian Skipper Conference Room, and Skipper became a Domus Fellow of the college. Latterly Continuum, a successor to Heritage Projects, has been managing some of Britain’s most successful new visitor attractions.

Skipper is survived by his wife, Penny, and two daughters.

Ian Skipper, entrepreneur and philanthropist, was born on July 19, 1936. He died on July 20, 2009, aged 73

31 July 2009

IAN Skipper, born in Barrowford, Lancashire, and running a chain of Ford dealerships in his 20s, helped the York Archaeological Trust make the Viking excavations in Coppergate one of the most popular tourist attractions in York, and later helped establish the mould-breaking Jorvik Viking Centre. Ian – his first name was Constable, as was his father’s – studied engineering at Loughborough. While a student, he met his future wife Penny Wood, a nurse at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Skipper Motors expanded across the North West, becoming the region’s first branded chain of car dealerships. In the 1970s, Ian happened to see a late-night television programme in which Magnus Magnusson, the then presenter of Mastermind, described the important discovery of Viking houses in the York Coppergate dig. Intrigued – he was already interested in history – he drove to York the next morning to offer his help. He quickly decided that he would be more use as a business adviser than as a troweller, and organised visitor facilities at the dig and a marketing campaign that eventually allowed more than a million people to see the dig in action – and incidentally raised considerable sums of money to help the excavation campaign.

York Press:

Prince Charles at the dig with left, site director Richard Hall and right, Peter Addyman

 

Ian Skipper (rear) 1984

Ian Skipper (with beard) seated behind Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, royal patron of the project, inaugurated the Centre in 1984 and it became an instant success, attracting over 900,000 visitors in its first year.

In 1998, Ian Skipper was given the British Archaeological Awards ‘Award of Awards’ the Golden Trowel, in recognition of his achievement in changing the way archaeology is presented to the public. Building on the success of Jorvik, Ian helped set up Heritage Projects Ltd, a York-based company that created other similar visitor attractions around the country. In Oxford, its Oxford Story allowed the public to glimpse the life and history of the University. In Canterbury, its Canterbury Tales allowed visitors to share the delights of Chaucer’s Tales and learn about medieval life.

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/obituaries/ian-skipper-1-2296109

Dr Addyman contacted Princess Margrethe of Denmark, with whom he’d been at university. “I said ‘can you join the Prince of Wales on the team?’ She said ‘can I come and see the dig? and I said ‘of course you can’.”

She came, was hooked, and was soon on board. And she persuaded the other crowned heads of Scandinavia – the King of Sweden, the Crown Prince of Norway and the President of Iceland – to join up too.

http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/15053002.Remember_the_Coppergate_dig__Then_Jorvik_wants_to_hear_from_you___/

Ian Skipper was an art collector – He had a £1.6 million collection of paintings, including work by LS Lowry.

19 Nov 2001

The recent history of LS Lowry’s A Corner Shop, which is being sold by Sotheby’s in London on December 5, is more dramatic than the provenance in the catalogue indicates. The painting, expected to fetch £250,000 to £350,000, was the most valuable work stolen from Northamptonshire collector Ian Skipper last year in one of Britain’s biggest art robberies. Two armed thieves tied up a security guard and took pictures worth £1.5 million.

The guard was accused of involvement in the raid, but he and another man were later acquitted by a court. All but one of the stolen paintings have been found, and A Corner Shop was recovered in June. Sotheby’s declined to identify the vendor last week but said it was not Skipper, so the insurers may be selling it.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/4726630/Market-news.html

Lowry’s secret life

The artist formerly known as the painter of matchstick men and factory life had a hidden portfolio of erotic and sadistic images of women

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2000/mar/19/art

Art theft

A “substantial” reward has been offered after thieves stole five paintings by LS Lowry in a haul worth more than a million pounds from a private collection.

And a reward – believed to be a five-figure sum – has been offered to help recover the artworks. The owner of the paintings has asked for no publicity.

The stolen Lowry paintings are Gateposts in the Snow, The Chapel, A Cornershop, People on a Promenade and Street Scene.

Most of rest are 18th and 19th Century works, many of them by skilled amateur English artists.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/629415.stm

A haul worth more than a million pounds from a private collection.

The Lowry works – valued at up to £250,000 each – were among a collection of some 59 paintings taken two weeks ago from premises in Northamptonshire where they were being stored by their owner.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/629415.stm

Man bailed on art theft charge

A Sussex man is among four charged with conspiring to steal a £1.6 million collection of paintings, including work by LS Lowry.

The four were given bail when they appeared in court today.

Richard Westbrook, 30, of Bognor, has been charged with stealing the works, which were being stored in south Northamptonshire, in January.

Frank Delacey, 49, of Bolton, and partially sighted David Ross, 63, from Millom, Cumbria, are accused of conspiring with others between October and February to steal the art collection.

Christopher Whalley, 47, of Queenborough, on the Isle of Sheppey, is accused of joining in the conspiracy.

All four were given unconditional bail until December 15 when they appeared at Northampton Crown Court.

http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/6790001.Man_bailed_on_art_theft_charge/?ref=arc

Skipper had a security guard at his Northamptonshire home

Two armed thieves tied up a security guard and took pictures worth £1.5 million.

Mr A case: There were press reports that the millionaire was ‘security mad’,

Fits with what Jameson said?

 

Ian Skipper married to Marlene Ellen nee Wood, called “Penny” …well-informed passion for archaeology and art

https://data.occrp.org/entities/24b70e3783f69d0f0d4427bf3bbf159f105992bd

Constable Ian Skipper

Director Summary

 

Address

Aspley House
Aspley Guise
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK17 8DQ

IAN SKIPPER, the Burnley car dealer who was given his father’s firm at the age of 21 and built up an empire of Ford dealerships, died aged 73.

Skippers of Burnley was one of the major car dealerships in town for many years, making Ian Skipper a millionaire. He sold his business in 1972 and later went to live in Barbados.

While in Barbados, Mr Skipper and his wife, Penny, became international entrepreneurs in engineering firms and a merchant bank in the 1980s.

When the family returned to England, Mr Skipper, who was born in Barrowford, devoted much of his time to philanthropic work. He was awarded the OBE for his charity work which included underwriting Childline.

He became a Domus Fellow of St Cross College after giving donations to build a new wing and the Ian Skipper Conference Centre.

A successor firm to Heritage Projects, Latterly Continuum, now manages some of the UK’s most successful visitor attractions.

http://www.burnleyexpress.net/news/burnley-car-empire-boss-ian-skipper-dies-1-1692659

 

There will be a humanist ceremony in the gardens of The Old Dower House, Cosgrove MK19 7JA at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday July 29th. No flowers but donations, if desired, to ChildLine or the Ark Wildlife Hospital, 43 Crispin Road, Bradville, Milton Keynes, MK13 7BS.

http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/deaths/101930/skipper

Ian Skipper

RESULTS FOR 2009
Ranking: 1,077=
Worth: £50m
Source of wealth: Computers

Backing Atlantic Computers was the coup that set Skipper, 72, on the road to riches. He started in car sales before going on to invest in high-tech businesses, and made £31m for his stake when Atlantic was sold. A former director of Heritage Projects and involved in the development of the Jorvik Centre in York, he keeps a low profile today apart from his ownership of a stake in a River Test fishing syndicate called Testwood.

RESULTS FOR 2008
Ranking: 1,446=
Worth: £50m
Source of wealth: Computers

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ian-skipper-2km27mvkr02

Atlantic – can of worms

This is the John Gunn whom the City saw as some sort of investment Samson. This is the John Gunn who sanctioned the purchase of Atlantic Computers, a company that turned out to be a Pandora’s box of ill-defined contingent liabilities – the deal that brought the B&C temple crashing down about his ears in 1990.

“Then there was the dreadful Atlantic Computers deal,” he says, and you can see that he’s suddenly repossessed by the horrors of that time.

“Rothschilds had been peddling this one for ages. I’d already said no to it at Exco [the company he had run before B&C]. But the chief executive wanted to do it.”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/2901115/Gunns-retort.html

To found ChildLine Rantzen won support from the NSPCC, talked BT’s chairman into providing an easy-to-recall free number and persuaded Ian Skipper, the philanthropist, to hand over £500,000.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/celebrity-news-video/8731246/Esther-Rantzen-admits-she-was-a-victim-of-child-abuse.html

The team obtained funding from the Department of Health and the Variety Club of Great Britain, both of whom donated £25,000, and Ian Skipper OBE, (a noted philanthropist who had already helped Rantzen set up a special fund in memory of Ben Hardwick)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2009/03/call_on_the_listener_log_about.shtml

Syndicated loan for Jorvik coordinated by Rothschild 7:38

http://www.yorkshirefilmarchive.com/film/jorvik-vikings-return

Ian Skipper had other business dealings with N M Rothschild:
Curiously no real details on that banking enterprise Skip & Len launched – and he made his real money AFTER investing in Childline
Tax haven entrepreneur Ian Skipper was a resident of Jersey

A hands-on experience for school children, and Ian Skipper at Castle Cornet, Guernsey. Echoes from the Past

pg 129

https://pearl.plymouth.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/10026.1/2313/DAWN%20HELEN%20STEVENS.PDF?sequence=1

Which MPs would have known Ian Skipper – Shaun Woodard MP was also a director of Childline and worked with Rantzen on “That’s Life” and with her wrote a book about Ben Hardwick.

 

Convicted paedophile, Jeffrey Epstein’s black book:

Lord Mandelson yesterday maintained his silence over the extent of his contact with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

The former Business Secretary did not respond to questions about why the convicted paedophile’s ‘little black book’ featured ten entries for him and his partner Reinaldo da Silva.

Image result for shaun and camilla woodward

The online contacts book had 16 numbers for Prince Andrew and home numbers for politicians including Lord Heseltine and former Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1364001/Peter-Mandelson-silent-contact-Prince-Andrew-friend-Jeffrey-Epstein.html

Jeffery Epstein’s ‘Little Black Book’ also has Prime Ministers Ehud Olmert of Israel (currently in prison for corruption) and Tony Blair of the UK, and former US senator George Mitchell.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2897836/How-Prince-Andrew-s-sex-abuser-friend-Jeffrey-Epstein-kept-list-nicknamed-Holy-Grail-great-good-Bill-Clinton-Tony-Blair-Mick-Jagger-Donald-Trump.html

George Mitchell was a key figure in the Northern Ireland peace process in Ulster

Alun:

Sainsbury’s 1 There are times during my research when I am simply gobsmacked at how often certain names crop up. Here’s a household one…

Sainsbury’s 2 The name Sainsbury plays a prominent role in the Derry Mainwaring-Knight scandal.

Sainsbury’s 3

Shaun Woodward MP, director of Childline, NI SofS, colleague of Rantzen on That’ Life), married daughter of Tim Sainsbury MP.

 
 Sainsbury’s 5
In this book, Woodward recounts going over to meet Ben Hardwick, along with a film director.
 

Sainsbury’s 6

On Page 13 we read: ‘We are there. Niven, our driver, wishes me good luck.’ Would this be the paedophile Niven Sinclair?


Sainsbury’s 7
After leaving Camilla Sainsbury, Woodward was reported to be in a relationship with Luke, the grandson of Michael Redgrave.
Sainsbury’s 8
But back to the supermarket: Butler Sloss’s son also married into the Sainsbury family.

Sainsbury’s 9

The Hon. Sarah Sainsbury, daughter of John Davan Sainsbury, married to Hon. Robert Butler-Sloss, son of the Sloshed Butler.


Coworkers graph – Shaun Anthony Woodward MP

Director of Childline 1993 – 2005

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

As Northern Ireland Secretary, Woodward reportedly became a close confidant of the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown.

A former television researcher and producer, Woodward began his political career in the Conservative Party. He was elected in 1997 as a Conservative MP for Witney,

His successor in Witney was David Cameron

He worked as a researcher and producer for BBC TV News and Current Affairs on the programmes That’s Life!, Panorama and Newsnight. He subsequently wrote a book about Ben Hardwick. From 1991–2, he was director of communications for the Conservative Party.

He married Camilla Davan Sainsbury, daughter of former Conservative MP Tim Sainsbury of the wealthy supermarket Sainsbury family

Works

Death by Television by Esther Rantzen, Shaun Woodward (Century, 1999) ISBN 0-7126-2543-7

Drugwatch: Just Say No! by Sarah Caplin, Shaun Woodward (Corgi, 1986) ISBN 0-552-12820-1

Ben: Story of Ben Hardwick by Esther Rantzen, Shaun Woodward (Penguin Character Books, 1985) ISBN 0-563-20331-5

After leaving his wife, Woodward was reported to be in a relationship with Luke Redgrave, a film cameraman and the grandson of the actor Sir Michael Redgrave.[13][14]

In 2016 Woodward and Redgrave were living together in Sag Harbor in The Hamptons, New York State.[

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

2001

His main residence is a country house in Oxfordshire complete with butler, where Peter Mandelson is currently a guest while the former cabinet minister carries out refurbishments to his new London home.

A Tory central office official described Mr Woodward as “a low-grade charlatan and spiv whose every action has been guided by his short term self-interest”.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2001/may/14/election2001.labour

http://champinternational.org/people/

Norman Fowler MP would likely have known Ian Skipper:

“When we launched Childline, we did get some state money. Norman Fowler was Secretary of State for Health and he gave us £25,000 – a lot in those days.”

link

Sarah Caplin is a British producer and television executive at ITV, married to TV presenter Nick Ross for more than twenty-five years.[1] She was educated at the University of York. She was one of the founders of Childline, together with her cousin Esther Rantzen and is a former Deputy Secretary of the BBC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Caplin

Skipper and Rantzen first met via the That’s Life appeal for Ben Hardwick, who needed a new liver.

The first Hardwick charity wound up in 1998 and a new one was created.

The contract address is in Barnes, not far from Rocks Lane…

just a coincidence.

link

May 2013 at 09:00

*This is an extract from my new book MEMORIES OF MARGARET THATCHER,
Iain Dale

http://www.iaindale.com/posts/2013/0…esther-rantzen

By Esther Rantzen

I came up with the idea for ChildLine in 1986, (0800 1111, free, confidential, open 24/7) and there were plenty of people at the time who were horrified by the concept that abused children could be encouraged to ask for help themselves, on their own initiative. But Mrs Thatcher understood immediately that an anonymous helpline is the only way abused or neglected children could be helped. Child abuse, especially child sexual abuse, is a secret crime. It usually goes undetected by any helping agency. ChildLine offers abused children their one safe way to seek help, and protection.

Given the controversy around the idea, it was a thrill for the ChildLine team when very soon after our launch she hosted a reception at Number Ten for us. (There is a picture of her with some of the stars who came, Frank Bruno, David Frost, Susan Hampshire).

But even more crucial than the celebrities we were able to invite were the philanthropists and the government ministers to whom we were able to describe our work. I stood in the receiving line next to the Prime Minister, pinching myself because I couldn’t believe I was in such distinguished company, as the rich, famous and powerful shook our hands. There was a momentary lull in the line of guests, and Mrs Thatcher turned to me.

Miss Rantzen,”she said, “What are the long-term effects of child abuse?”

It was a big question, and I answered carefully. “Well, Prime Minister,” I replied, “If everything we learn as children about love, and trust, and loyalty, we learn first of all from our parents, and if instead we learn from them shame, and fear, and betrayal, it’s not surprising that abuse victims often end up with broken marriages, or in addiction units, or psychiatric hospitals, or prison.” By the time I had finished Mrs Thatcher’s famous blue eyes had glazed, and I thought, “Dammit, I’ve bored her. I’ve spent a life-time boring my family, and decades boring the viewers, now I’ve bored the Prime Minister.”

Then the guests began arriving again, and we continued shaking hands. Then Mrs Thatcher brought out on the embroidered footstool she always stood on so as to be seen and heard by everyone, and started her speech. She talked about the NSPCC (of which she was a constant supporter) and Christmas time (which was approaching) as a time to think about children, and then she said “You know, if everything we learn as children about love, and trust and loyalty we learn first of all from our parents, and if instead we learn from them shame, and fear, and betrayal…..” and she went on, word perfect, exactly as I had inadvertently briefed her. I stood next to her, with two thoughts in my head. Firstly, gratitude that I had not intended that to be my speech, because I was speaking second. And then, awe, at how brilliantly she had taken a brief, recognized information she could use, and used it, perfectly.

I spoke next, nervously reading every word, describing the suffering of the children who were ringing ChildLine. The third speaker was a survivor, who was fund-raising for us. She took my place on the footstool and looked around the grand stateroom, filled with distinguished guests. “My father,” she began, “was a Mason and a policeman, and I tell you that because I want you to understand how respected he was in our community. But nobody knew what he did to us children, once the front door had closed behind him.” And then the memories and the occasion overwhelmed her, and she broke down in tears.

She got down, and disappeared into the crowd, and I took her place on the footstool and explained that it was too late to do anything to protect yesterday’s children, like her. However, she had told me that she was determined to do everything she could to save today’s and tomorrow’s children, like her own daughters, and that was why she was raising money for ChildLine. Then I got off the footstool, and went to look for her. Someone said, “She’s in the Prime Minister’s private study.”

So I followed her, and found myself in a room with comfortable sofas, our fund-raiser sitting on one of them, and the Prime Minister bustling around filling a glass of water for her, and finding a towel for her to dry her eyes. As I arrived, Mrs Thatcher was saying “Now, my dear, you can stay here as long as you want. And cry if you want to, it’s better to let your feeling out, don’t try and bottle them up. That will only make you feel worse”. I watched, hugely impressed. Was this really the “Iron Lady”? This was an empathetic woman, instinctively saying and doing the simple, right, comforting and supportive things. I said, “Don’t worry, Prime Minister, I’ll stay here, you go back to the reception,” and when she was sure we didn’t need any more help from her, she went back to the party.

But that wasn’t quite the end of the story. On my way home with my husband, Desmond, we stopped to buy an evening paper, and there on the front page in a huge headline was the report, “Prime Minister comforts sobbing victim of abuse in Number Ten. At a ChildLine reception today…..” So her team had spotted what I had seen, the Iron Lady showing a compassionate heart, had decided to use it, and ChildLine was also given helpful publicity for our work.

So I treasured the memory of the consummate politician, who could take a brief, show instinctive compassion, with a highly professional team to support her, and use the whole event to support the work of an important new charity.

Later she came to visit our offices, and said, “You call ChildLine a helpline, I call it a life line.” And quietly, pausing in one of our corridors, she pulled out of her iconic handbag a personal cheque from her, a generous donation to ChildLine.

Towards the end of her life, Lady Thatcher attended a Women of the Year Lunch. She had been advised not to make any more public speeches, but typically she had ignored the advice, and spoke eloquently about history, and her feelings about her country. Afterwards I went up to her and said, “Lady Thatcher, I want to thank you for the wonderful support you gave ChildLine in our earliest days. We could not possibly have launched so successfully without your help.”

In Running Out of Tears Esther Rantzen, founder of ChildLine, tells Jo’s story, together with those of many other survivors. Each of these tales is testament to the achievement of ChildLine in teaching the nation how to listen to children who are suffering abuse and giving a voice to the most vulnerable group in society.The book also details landmark events in the last 25 years of ChildLine’s existence: The crucial involvement of Princess Diana; The support from then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher;

http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetai…=9781849541626

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Ian Skipper Childline director from  1991-2001

Truthseeker1‏ @thewakeupcall09

Esther Rantzen’s letter to Jimmy Savile 1996 – thanking him for his support for Childline and for contributing to a Childline book

Foreword by Princess Diana, introduction by John Major, and a very strange contribution from Jimmy Savile.

Misc:

1991 Skipper helped fund the George Dixon secondary school – an inner city school – headteacher Carlton Duncan

The Observer

London, Greater London, England

Sunday, June 23, 1991 – Page 132

Some of Esther Rantzen’s charities

Esther supports many medical and patient’s charities. She is vice president of ASBAH (to support spina bifida children), and Scope (formerly the Spastics Society). She is a patron of Addenbrookes Kidney Patient’s Association, the Downs Syndrome Association, Headway (National Head Injuries Assocition), Children Head Injuries Trust and ADFAM (The National Charity for the Families and Friends of Drug Users). She is an honorary president of the ME Association Young People’s Group and a trustee of the Ben Hardwick memorial fund.Esther supports many medical and patient’s charities. She is vice president of ASBAH (to support spina bifida children), and Scope (formerly the Spastics Society). She is a patron of Addenbrookes Kidney Patient’s Association, the Downs Syndrome Association, Headway (National Head Injuries Assocition), Children Head Injuries Trust and ADFAM (The National Charity for the Families and Friends of Drug Users). She is an honorary president of the ME Association Young People’s Group and a trustee of the Ben Hardwick memorial fund.

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Keith Vaz, Charities, Friends etc (Updated)

Bercow Uses Personal Veto to Block Vaz Investigation

We applied under the Freedom of Information Act to get papers relating to Mr Vaz’s trips abroad.

Clerks raised concerns – denied by the Leicester MP – that Mr Vaz had not abided by all the rules for trips. We wanted to know if those concerns ever become formal complaints.

If they did, did the liaison committee, which controls this process, do anything about it? This is clearly an area where, one could argue, the Freedom of Information Act should bite.

If the administration of MPs’ expenses is not covered by privilege, why should the administration of committee trips be? MPs are involved – but they oversaw expenses too. Could knowing which travel agent booked tickets for MPs be a route to power for a would-be tyrant? What is the threat to free speech?

Some months ago, Mr Bercow personally made the argument that this paperwork was all covered by privilege. But I looked forward to a tribunal when this could be tested.

A personal veto

Normally, this sort of determination can be referred to the Information Commissioner and then to the tribunals and courts to judge whether that finding is fair. My judgment is, if they did that, I had a reasonable chance of winning.

I suspect Mr Bercow agreed. That would explain why he has now used an unusual personal power to block any appeals.

This week, I was notified he has issued a “certificate” under section 34(3) of the Freedom of Information Act. This is, in effect, a personal release veto.

These sorts of vetos are supposed to be used sparingly – an emergency reserve power to guard sacred spaces if courts get it wrong.

That is because their use means I have no rights of appeal. The Information Commissioner’s view is that, since the certificate is genuine, that is the the end of the matter. Any appeal to the tribunals will automatically be discarded. I can ask a judge to review his decision, but it would entail looking at a decision taken by a parliamentary officer. That would hit privilege from another direction.

The net result is that the Speaker, who denies bullying, has made an order to hide information about the behaviour of his close personal friend, Keith Vaz, a man who also denies bullying – supposedly to protect MPs’ freedom of speech.

And then he has gone out of his way to use a personal veto to make sure no-one could even consider reviewing that questionable decision.

You can understand why staff are so suspicious about whether MPs will ever let themselves be judged by outsiders when it comes to bullying and harassment.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46112355

November 8, 2018

John Bercow invokes parliamentary privilege to block BBC Newsnight’s freedom of information query over Keith Vaz bullying claims

https://www.pressgazette.co.uk/john-bercow-invokes-parliamentary-privilege-to-block-bbc-newsnights-freedom-of-information-query-over-keith-vaz-bullying-claims/


Labour declined to investigate bullying complaint against Valerie Vaz

17 October 2018

The shadow cabinet minister leading Labour’s response to the Westminster bullying scandal has herself been spoken to by her party leadership after a bullying complaint, the New Statesman has learned.

Valerie Vaz, the shadow leader of the House of Commons, was met by Jeremy Corbyn’s office and that of Nick Brown, the Labour chief whip, after a former member of her Westminster staff complained that they had been subject to workplace bullying while employed by Vaz in 2012. She denies the allegations.

The New Statesman understands that the complainant also contacted Laura Cox’s inquiry into bullying and harassment in parliament to raise the same concerns. Vaz led Labour’s response to an urgent question on the report on Tuesday.

In a letter to the complainant in August, seen by the NS, Labour said it would not pursue any formal investigation or disciplinary action against Vaz on the grounds that its historical nature would make it difficult to judge fairly.

The party’s Head of Complaints wrote: “The Labour Party has not codified a strict time limit on historic investigations but we have considered your case and believe the passage of time means it will be difficult to conclude a case fairly. Therefore we will not be taking formal disciplinary action.”

She added: “Valerie Vaz has been met by [the] Leader’s Office and the Chief Whip’s Office following your complaint, to be reminded of her requirements as an employer under the Labour Party Code of Conduct.

“It has been decided in this case that there will not be an investigation into the complaint and no further action taken. The option of complaint via the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards remains an option to you.”

While the Standards Commissioner is able to investigate complaints dating back seven years, the process is ultimately overseen by the MPs on the Commons Committee on Standards.

Parliament’s new independent complaints and grievances procedure, introduced in July, has no MP oversight but cannot investigate claims that date to before the start of the 2017 parliament. Vaz left the cross-party group that oversaw its development in January 2018.

In her report on bullying and harassment in parliament, released on Monday, Cox recommended that the new grievance procedures be given the power to investigate historical allegations.

Labour responded to the complaint against Vaz before that recommendation was made, noting: “The ICGP agreed by the House of Commons in July 2018 selected “the start of this Parliament for the retrospective application of investigations under the Scheme” on the advice of Tom Linden QC that “an investigation of a complaint will be more difficult the further into the past you go.”

However, in the event that Cox’s recommendation was adopted, the complaint against Vaz would be admissible under the new procedure. Asked about the report today, a spokesman for Jeremy Corbyn said Labour was pushing for the issue of historical allegations to be “properly addressed”.

Vaz has avoided explicitly endorsing the recommendations made in Cox’s report and has instead promised to “look seriously” at their detail. Responding after its publication on Monday, she said: “Sexual harassment and bullying must not be tolerated in any workplace. Some of the accounts in this report are truly shocking.

“The House of Commons has recently passed an independent complaints process to deal with cases of bullying, sexual harassment and victimisation under the supervision of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.

“Labour thanks Dame Laura Cox QC DBE for her report and will look seriously at the detail of the recommendations. We will continue to work on a cross-party basis to tackle this and ensure new procedures are as robust and effective as possible in order to protect everyone working in and visiting the House of Commons.”

A spokesperson for Vaz said: “Valerie vigorously denies these allegations, which are vindictive and defamatory, and is committed to tackling bullying and harassment in Westminster, which has gone unchallenged for too long.”

A Labour Party spokesperson said: “The Labour Party takes all complaints of bullying extremely seriously, and we insisted that new complaints processes in Parliament fully cover bullying as well as harassment and sexual misconduct.

“We are pleased these processes are now in place and we will continue to bring forward proposals to ensure they as robust as possible. The Labour Party’s complaints procedures are confidential so we cannot comment on individual complaints.”

https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2018/10/labour-declined-investigate-bullying-complaint-against-valerie-vaz?amp&__twitter_impression=true

Keith Vaz accused of ‘bullying members of staff in House of Commons’

1 Aug 2018

The MP allegedly made comments about a clerk’s race and fertility

Veteran Labour politician Keith Vaz has reportedly been accused of bullying from a number of clerks as they tried to uphold the rules and processes in the House of Commons.


The MP for Leicester East allegedly made comments about one clerk’s race and told her she was bad at her job because she was “not a mother”, when she raised an issue about him not following rules and standards.

Jenny McCullough told the BBC’s Newsnight she was repeatedly on the receiving end of Mr Vaz’s bullying and was forced to leave her job because of his behaviour.

Mr Vaz has denied the allegations.

Ms McCullough served as the second clerk of the Home Affairs Select Committee which Mr Vaz chaired from 2007 to 2016, until he was forced to quit after the Sunday Mirror revealed he had engaged in unprotected sexual activity with male prostitutes and had said he would pay for cocaine if they wished to use it.

She told the programme that he made the comments when she attempted to enforce a set of rules that designed to stop professional visits abroad turning into personal holidays or business trips.

During a trip to Russia and Ukraine she allegedly attempted to highlight to him that he had not followed protocol on a number of occasions.

When she did so, she said Mr Vaz launched a “tirade” against her in a hotel lobby.

“At one point during this tirade, he told me that I wasn’t capable of serving the committee because I wasn’t a mother,” she told Newsnight. “All I knew was it wasn’t normal to be harangued about my fertility status in the reception of a hotel room, at public expense in front of my colleague on the team.

“I think there were other members of the committee there, I think there may have been some foreign office staff and other guests of the hotel.”

She also alleged that Mr Vaz made jokes that Ms McCullough was a security threat, on account of her Northern Irish background and accent.

The treatment continued well after the trip had come to an end, she said, adding that she was eventually asked to stop coming to team meetings because her presence resulted in Mr Vaz being too disruptive and not getting any work done.

She said when she highlighted the treatment to her managers, it was treated as though it was normal.

“It was as though there was something wrong with me, that I was too sensitive, that this was normal. And I found that a really hard response to deal with because they seem content to let Keith Vaz deliver this lesson to me by his treatment of me,” she said.

She said she did not put in a formal complaint because she was “afraid” of Mr Vaz and that as he was well connected she “thought it could only end badly”.

Ms McCullough is not the only clerk to raise a complaint about Mr Vaz’s behaviour, the programme reported.

The Independent has contacted Mr Vaz for a comment, but none had arrived at the time of publication.

However, a representative for the MP told Newsnight that he “did not berate Ms McCullough at any stage whether before during or after the Russia trip, nor did he at any time insult her maternal status”.

They added: “Furthermore, our client finds the allegation that he would make insulting jokes about anyone on the basis of race extremely offensive” and “would never trivialise a person’s ethnic background. ​No complaint or allegation of this nature has ever been brought to his attention. Our client had considered that he and Ms McCullough had previously had a good working relationship, and had always considered her to be very effective as a clerk.”

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/keith-vaz-bullying-allegations-house-of-commons-jenny-mccullough-clerk-a8473561.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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Renewed calls for Labour MP’s resignation amid fresh allegations of misconduct

Records show Keith Vaz accepted VIP tickets to Leicester City Premiere League football matches during the time he was meant to be too ‘ill’ to participate in other ethics probe

25th April 2018

SHAMED Labour MP Keith Vaz faced fresh calls to quit last night after it emerged he attended a string of Premier League football matches despite being deemed too “ill” for his rent boys probe.

Parliament’s sleaze watchdog suspended the investigation into allegations he paid for rent boys due to his illness in December.

 

But despite the three-month pause Mr Vaz accepted invitations for VIP hospitality at Leicester City football matches.

The Register of MPs’ Financial Interests reveals he accepted £330 worth of hospitality on February 24 and March 18.

The latter match was three days before Parliament’s Standards Commissioner reopened her inquiry into Mr Vaz.

Mr Vaz has also travelled nearly 5,000 miles to India and took a trip to Saudi Arabia during the suspended investigation.

Mr Vaz issued a grovelling public apology to his wife and children in 2016 after it emerged he had paid two male escorts for their services.

A newspaper sting revealed Keith Vaz tried to hide his real identity by telling them he was a washing machine salesman called Jim.

The escorts claimed he asked them to bring poppers and offered to reimburse a third man for buying cocaine.

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen said the latest revelations of Mr Vaz’s activities during his suspended investigation was proof he’s no longer fit to be an MP.

He said: “As we can see from his register of interest Vaz wasn’t too ill to accept hospitality at LCFC. This shows that the Standards Commissioner was right to kick off the investigation into his rent boys and cocaine incident again.

“I have long been of the belief that Keith Vaz is not a fit and proper person to serve in the House of Commons and he should resign immediately.”

The outgoing Standards Commissioner Kathryn Hudson suspended the probe days before Christmas “on the basis of a medical assessment”.

Her successor Kathryn Stone reopened it after a fresh medical assessment last month

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6144998/renewed-calls-for-labour-mps-resignation-amid-fresh-allegations-of-misconduct/

Sleaze probe into Keith Vaz over male escorts is BACK ON after standards watchdog decides Labour MP is well enough to be investigated

  • Sleaze inquiry into Labour’s Keith Vaz had been put on hold for ‘medical reason’
  • The MP was accused of meeting male prostitutes in 2016 newspaper sting 
  • Married Vaz stood down as Home Affairs Committee chair after scandal broke
  • Questions have been raised over health as he has continued to carry out work 

A sleaze probe into Keith Vaz and male escorts is back on after the parliamentary standards watchdog decided he is well enough to face investigation.

The inquiry into the veteran Labour MP was suspended in December ‘for medical reasons’.

Questions have been raised as he has continued to take part in engagements in the UK and around the world.

However, commissioner Kathryn Stone confirmed on her website today that she has resumed her investigation. 

Mr Vaz, who is diabetic, did not respond to a request for comment this afternoon.

Married Mr Vaz, who has two children, stood down as chairman of the Commons home affairs committee after his involvement with male prostitutes was exposed by a newspaper sting in 2016.

During the liaison, at which he claimed his name was Jim and that he was a washing machine salesman, he discussed buying cocaine with one of the Romanian rent boys, with undercover film footage of him saying he would pay for the class-A drugs but did not want to take any himself.

Later that year, Scotland Yard dropped its investigation into Mr Vaz, but a separate probe by the Commons sleaze watchdog was due to look at whether the MP was guilty of a conflict of interest as he had been leading a review of vice laws at the time of the allegations.

The inquiry was also due to examine whether he had caused ‘significant damage’ to Parliament’s reputation

But in December, the standards commissioner Kathryn Hudson cited medical reasons when she suspended the long-running investigation into Mr Vaz.

However, that same month, Mr Vaz reportedly went on a trip to Saudi Arabia, while in January he posted a picture of himself in Goa, India, with government minister Rohan Khaunte.

That month he was also photographed alongside Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting of the all party parliamentary group on Yemen.

Since the investigation into his conduct was halted by the standards commissioner, the Leicester East MP has opened a new swimming pool in the city, attended planning meetings, travelled nearly 5,000 miles to India and took a trip to Saudi Arabia.

n an outing earlier this month, Mr Vaz appeared alongside Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha at an event in London, where they were both pictured on stage.

Mr Sinha told the website Bollywood Hungama how he had been invited to come to the UK by the Labour MP.

He said: ‘Keith and the Indian community in London wanted to honour me. I couldn’t say no. This was a huge and humbling honour coming from my brothers and sisters on British soil.’

The MP was also a VIP guest at the Festival of Polish Folklore in Leicester on Sunday, described on its website as a vibrant celebration of Polish dance, song and music that featured more than 400 performers.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5527899/Sleaze-probe-Keith-Vaz-male-escorts-ON.html

 

 

‘Too sick to be investigated’ Keith Vaz was spotted at both a Bollywood and a dance festival at different ends of the country in the last week. The MP was a VIP guest at the Polish Folklore festival at De Montfort Hall, Leicester on Sunday. Earlier, he attended a Bollywood festival in London where he was pictured with a famous actor:

“Shatrughan Sinha was honoured in London by Keith Vaz the MP from the British Labour Party. During a Q-and-A session after being honoured Shatrughan Sinha was asked which distinguished Indian he would like to play on screen.”

Guido revealed how last month Vaz was spotted opening a swimming pool, attending council meetings, an APPG and a music gig in Leicester. In December Guido asked what had happened to the Standards Commissioner’s investigation into Keith Vaz, which still hasn’t reported back after nearly a year and a half. The Vaz inquiry remains “suspended for medical reasons”. Becoming embarrassing for the parliamentary authorities…

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Phil King‏ @CllrPhilKing Mar 3 2018

Mr Vaz seems well enough to author articles for the Guardian but not to answer questions from the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner for ‘medical reasons’ from 2016?

Vaz Reported to National CRIME AGENCY OVER HIS FINANCES

 

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen has tonight reported Keith Vaz to the National Crime Agency calling for an Unexplained Wealth Order investigation to look into his finances.

 https://order-order.com/2018/02/17/vaz-reported-national-crime-agency-finances/

Keith Vaz Makes Trips to India and Saudi Arabia – But ‘Too Ill’ to Face Male Prostitutes Investigation

11 Feb 2018

Labour MP Keith Vaz has remained active internationally, despite an investigation into footage of him using male prostitutes and discussing Class A drugs being suspended due to alleged ill health.

The former Chair of the Commons Select Committee has visited India and Saudi Arabia and attended several engagements in his constituency, all whilst claiming to be too ill to face justice.

In Leicester, he has opened a new swimming pool, attended planning meetings, met a housing developer, and is even alleged to have been spotted at a music gig.

He has also been well enough to appear in public alongside Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and table a number of parliamentary questions.

Now, a Tory MP has compiled a dossier of his activities and is calling for the parliamentary standards watchdog to resume their investigation into his alleged use of Romanian rent boys and hard drugs, the Daily Mailreports.

Mr. Vaz was caught discussing sex and the illegal substances in undercover footage shot by the Daily Mirror in 2016, but has carried on as a member of parliament, and even been appointed to the Justice select committee.

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen, who says his office had compiled a dossier on Mr. Vaz’s appearances that would be passed to the standards commissioner, commented:

“He is supposedly unfit to answer questions about his conduct in relation to rent boys and cocaine, but he appears to be out and about in Leicester and elsewhere. He is the most healthy-looking ‘ill’ person I’ve ever seen.

“At the end of the day if he’s unfit to be held to the standards of an MP then he’s not fit to be an MP.

“The parliamentary standards watchdog says she has independent medical advice to say that he cannot face questions. But he looks surprisingly well to me.”

The standards commissioner’s office said: “When she has fresh independent medical advice, the commissioner will review it.”

Mr. Vaz’s office did not respond to request for a comment.

http://www.breitbart.com/london/2018/02/11/keith-vaz-makes-international-trips-despite-being-too-ill-to-face-prostitution-and-drug-investigation/

 

Martin Walkerdine‏ @mwalkerdine

A Labour Lords spokesman says party leader Jeremy Corbyn has asked peer Lord Mendelsohn to step down from the front bench after attending the Presidents Club dinner

Laffin@Mirror again‏ @veniviedivici

What is he going to do about Keith Vaz ?

Dame Alun Roberts

I find it quite alarming that you sanction this man yet fail to take any action against Keith Vaz.

Labour peer Lord Mendelsohn is sacked by Jeremy Corbyn after attending the sleazy all-male Presidents Club dinner where women were ‘groped and sexually harassed’

  • Lord Mendelsohn sacked after attending controversial Presidents Club dinner
  • He was probed by Labour officials and asked to stand down by Jeremy Corbyn
  • Young women were allegedly groped and sexually harassed at the charity event

 

You wouldn’t think the man standing behind at this Yemen Day event is actually written off sick to avoid parliamentary scrutiny of his rent boys saga, would you?

HRH Crafty Muvva  @craftymuvva

Keith Vaz – Too ill to be investigated by the Parliamentary Standards Office, but well enough to chair the Yemen Parliamentary Group. Can anyone explain this please?

Jan 10 2018

http://www.keithvazmp.com/yemen-day-in-parliament/

Anyone at all? you guys like a good dig at . Perhaps you can get to the bottom of it as aren’t responding.


WESTMINSTER SLEAZE: The investigation into disgraced Keith Vaz, the Labour MP accused of paying for rent boys & was taped discussing buying cocaine, has been suspended… because he’s not very well.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42439333

Dame Alun Roberts

HRH Crafty Muvva @craftymuvva

Is he still undertaking his parliamentary duties? If so there’s no reason for the investigation to be halted.

Andrew Bridgen @ABridgen

I instigated the complaint into Keith Vaz in Sept 2016. If more than 15 months later he is not fit to be held to the standards expected of a Parliamentarian, then he’s not fit enough to be a Parliamentarian and we should be expecting a by-election in Leicester East

Andy O’Brien‏ @Camelot_1966

John Bercow blocked Andrew Bridgen MP from revealing investigation into Keith Vaz after accepting £41,000 in donations with links to Keith Vaz

Just Mick‏ @Stressed_Eric72

He’s not dead, he’s still a working MP, investigation should continue.

Cathy Higgins….‏ @justmebeingme4

How can a guy with the chequered background like Keith Vaz get away with corruption & sleaze 4 so long?…Could the answer be he has Shit on all of ? In 450 pages, the damning verdict on bullying Vaz is laid bare by MPs

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/in-450-pages-the-damning-verdict-on-bullying-vaz-is-laid-bare-by-mps-9196370.html

My Sweet Landlord‏ @MySweetLandlord

Keith Vaz has been bloody busy for a man too ill to be investigated by Parliamentary Standards.

Abused Mind‏ @AbusedMind1

Wonder if he will be claiming expenses for all this work , while too ill to answer questions ….

HRH Crafty Muvva

Is it Vaz who is unwell, or the Parliamentary Commissioner?

Most peculiar…

 

Andre Walker‏r @andrejpwalker 4

On the day Damian Green is sacked for looking at porn. Keith Vaz is allowed to keep his job despite using rent boys. Amazing to see consistency in action

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/765991/John-Bercow-Keith-Vaz-Andrew-Bridgen-police-investigation-donations-select-committee


Vaz Off International Trade Select Committee

Yesterday’s order paper showed Keith Vaz being discharged from his position on the International Trade select committee, just three months after he joined. Vaz is being replaced by Tom Watson’s old flame Stephanie Peacock. Sources say Vaz hasn’t been seen much around the House recently, and he hasn’t voted since 18 October. A few months back Momentum were coming for his place on the NEC; surely he isn’t now being lined up for a frontbench job? Wonder what he’ll do with his newly free time…

https://order-order.com/2017/12/05/vaz-off-international-trade-select-committee/

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 MP Vaz asked top cop ‘inappropriate’ questions about Ted Heath sex abuse probe

Oct 7 2017

Wiltshire Police Chief Constable Mr Veale believes Labour MP Mr Vaz wanted “to know the operational detail and reasons for investigating” the former Tory PM

Dame Alun Roberts‏ @ciabaudo

So Vaz was meddling in Op Conifer around the time he was having unprotected sex with Romanian callboys?

 

 

Man arrested in Operation Medway investigation released on police bail

Mar 14  2017

A man arrested in Leicester by detectives investigating allegations of historic sexual and physical abuse of children has been released on police bail.

The 59-year-old man, whose details have not been released, was questioned by officers attached to an ongoing Leicestershire Police investigation called Operation Medway.

The man was questioned about an allegation that he physically assaulted a child in a care home in Leicester over a period of several months in 1984.

ttp://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/man-arrested-in-operation-medway-investigation-released-on-police-bail/story-30201927-detail/story.html


Man, 59, arrested in Leicester by child abuse detectives

Mar 13 2017

A man has been arrested in Leicester by detectives investigating allegations of historic sexual and physical abuse of children.

The 59-year-old man, whose details have not been released, is being questioned by officers attached to an ongoing Leicestershire Police investigation called Operation Medway.

In a statement issued tonight, the force said: “Detectives investigating allegations of historic abuse and assault against children as part of Operation Medway have today arrested a 59-year-old man in Leicester.


15 JAN 2016
“...Operation Enamel was investigating allegations not just against Lord Janner but against other individuals. Those enquiries remain live and will continue under the auspices of Operation Medway. To protect the integrity of those investigations, we are unwilling to disclose further information at this stage about Operation Medway.”

 

Mar 8 2017

 So let me just get this straight: Tom Watson who brought up paedophilia in HoC has just given paedo Vaz a leg-up??

https://twitter.com/AQUAB23/status/1039999351362342912



Is this What SilverStar paid for their Uppingham Rd. Office opposite Vazeline’s constituency office?


 

is it like the constituency office, where he bought it + claims rent on it(from the tax payers)?

July 22, 2015

It’s been a busy week for Keith Vaz, first accused of abusing his position and now embroiled in another mysterious scandal over his election expenses. His local paper report that Vaz spent £100 to use the premises on Uppingham Road, Leicester – his own taxpayer-funded constituency office. Vaz’s election agent Piara Singh Clair explains: “we did it because we needed a room and it would have been expensive to hire another one. It was a nominal sum”, bizarrely adding that no money had actually changed hands despite it being declared as an expense. If no money was actually spent, why was it falsely declared to the Electoral Commission? Curiouser and curiouser…

https://order-order.com/people/keith-vaz/page/3/

SILVER STAR charity bought property for TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND in 2008.

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if it’s run by the charity owners, it’s not against the law to buy their house if it’s run on their premises.

 Dame Alun Roberts@ciabaudo 

 But where is the money coming from? And do donors know that their donations are funding the likes of Bercow?

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Trustees 

Hounslow Language Service, Rosalind Carter MBE

15 Jan 2010

Rosalind Carter was head of Hounslow Language Service (HLS) for nearly three decades, and it developed a national and international reputation for supporting children and families.

Mrs Carter, former branch president of the National Union of Teachers…

http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/CharityWithoutPartB.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=1119324&SubsidiaryNumber=0

Silver Star trustee:

DR Indravandan Purshottamdas Patel

 

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https://companycheck.co.uk/director/907662397/DR-INDRAVADAN-PURSHOTTAMDAS-PATEL/companies

 

Investigation: Pupils taught in huts as head pockets £400,000

A headteacher who faces the sack over allegations that he received unlawful bonuses took home more than £400,000 in a year — four times his official salary — the Standard can reveal.

 

Sir Alan Davies

An auditor’s report alleges Sir Alan Davies was part of a culture of nepotism and rewards that saw staff take home at least £1.6 million in bonuses and other extra payments.

Sir Alan, head of 1,900-pupil Copland Community College in Wembley, received “what appear to be unlawful and irrational payments” from funds that should have been spent on education, according to Brent council’s confidential investigation. A copy of the investigator’s initial findings, seen by the Standard, alleges:

At least 10 senior staff — and Sir Alan’s caretaker son — received rewards under the school’s “sharing in success” bonus policy.

Sir Alan took home £403,278 last year but his basic salary was £103,000.

The bonuses were approved by the school’s chairman of governors, Dr Indravadan Purshottamdas Patel.

The full amount of bonuses has not yet been calculated, but the total extra payments known so far is £1,565,700.

Last week, Sir Alan, his deputy Dr Richard Evans and bursar Columbus Udokoro were suspended over allegations that the bonus scheme broke the law. Children’s Secretary Ed Balls said he was “extremely disturbed” by the payments.

But the investigator’s findings revealed the scale of the payments was far greater than originally feared.

As a foundation school Copland has more control over its own budget and assets than a community comprehensive run by the council. Ministers want more schools to become foundation trusts, with powers to run their own affairs. But while Sir Alan and his colleagues benefited from bonuses, the school’s buildings fell into disrepair.

In 2006, inspectors warned the rundown classrooms were undermining pupils’ education. A shanty-town of temporary huts now stands where a new sixth-form block should be, while the humanities department had to cope with a major sewage leak. History teacher Shane Johnschwager, NASUWT union representative, said: “If the kids were cattle the authorities would have closed us down. My room has been painted once — by me, in the school holidays with paint I paid for.

“I have holes in the wall, a broken desk, old furniture, no interactive whiteboard, broken blinds, a flaking ceiling. Other rooms are worse.”

The school has been earmarked for redevelopment for six years. Under the plans, a £120 million “village” will include new school buildings, two gyms, a pool and floodlit all-weather pitch, plus 453 flats and shops.

But the development, overseen by Sir Alan, has setbacks. The school racked up a £1 million debt to a property firm when an earlier deal broke down.

Yet, according to the Brent council investigation, Sir Alan was given rewards of £231,000 in the past two years alone for project managing the development, on top of his basic salary. Dr Patel claimed Sir Alan deserved “every penny”.

The scale of the bonus culture emerged at a meeting on 29 April between Sir Alan and Brent’s chief investigator, Simon Lane. When pressed by Mr Lane Sir Alan “could not recall” why he had received one payment of £12,500 last year “and said he would have to check”.

He was not alone in receiving “substantial” extra payments. According to the auditor’s report, Sir Alan, his son Gareth, Dr Evans and Mr Udokoro shared £458,000 for project management relating to the new development between 2007 and 2009.

In addition Sir Alan, three deputy heads and a number of other staff, including his son, received “significant bonus payments in 2007-08 and earlier years”, the auditor found. These known bonus payments — which are bound to be a fraction of the total handed out — amount to a further £865,200.

The report said Sir Alan “could not explain” exactly why he received such bonuses, adding: “Either he or the chair (of governors) put down some ideas as to what they thought the staff should be paid. These were then checked with Dr Evans to see if they were affordable. Then the amounts were taken to the Pay Review Committee where they were approved.”

The council said there were “numerous additional payments of significant amounts” to senior staff and others at the school. Sir Alan insisted that Dr Patel had approved the payments in conjunction with the school’s pay committee, and that a budget for bonuses had been properly drawn up.

The investigators disagreed. The report said: “The council believes there to be no lawful and/or rational basis for the payment of these sums.”

The final area of concern raised by investigators was the apparently widespread nepotism. The headteacher’s son, son-in-law and sister were all employed. The wife and mother of the deputy head of finance were given jobs, along with the accountant’s brother, the son and daughter of the assistant accountant and the nephew’s wife of the chair of governors.

“In some cases salaries paid to these members of staff appear excessive,” the report said. “This tends to indicate that certain members of staff may not have been appointed on merit alone.”

Last week the borough’s director of children’s services John Christie invoked rarely used powers to suspend Sir Alan, Dr Evans and Mr Udokoro, and gave the governors three weeks to explain themselves or face the sack.

In a letter to governors, Mr Christie said: “Funds which should have been used for the proper purposes of the school have been spent on what appear to be unlawful and irrational payments to staff.” The school seems to have incurred a £1 million “financial liability to a development firm”, he said.

Teacher Hank Roberts, who exposed the payments last month, called for police to be brought in. Mr Roberts said he believed he had made enemies by his actions.

He was suspended by Sir Alan over an unrelated matter. The day after Sir Alan’s suspension, Mr Roberts was reinstated.

Brent council said its inquiry into the allegations against Copland was ongoing. Sir Alan was not available for comment last night. Mr Udokoro today said he was prevented from making any comment under the terms of his suspension, but last week rejected any suggestion of wrongdoing.

Dr Patel could not be reached last night but has defended the decision to award bonuses. Gareth Davies said today he was prevented from making any comments until the inquiry had been completed.

Philip O’Hear, Copland’s acting headteacher, said the school was “shocked” by what had happened.

The allegations

Sir Alan Davies, headteacher: suspended.
Allegedly received unlawful bonuses and other payments of £631,500.

Dr Richard Evans, deputy head: suspended.
Allegedly received unlawful bonuses and other extra payments of £341,000.

Columbus Udokoro, bursar: suspended.
Allegedly received unlawful bonuses and other extra payments of £72,000.

Gareth Davies, maintenance staff: still working.
Allegedly received unlawful bonuses and other payments of £38,000.

The council says there were many other payments.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/investigation-pupils-taught-in-huts-as-head-pockets-400000-6742718.html

Sir Alan Davies outside Copland with David Cameron

Both Sir Alan Davies and Dr Evans have been lauded for their work in the state education system with Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron all visiting their former school.

 

Dr Evans, 53, is a former education adviser to Mr Cameron and a former Westminster councillor who twice stood as a Tory candidate.

All three are accused of defrauding Copland community school in Wembley, North West London, following allegations that payments totalling at least £1.56million were made to Sir Alan and three of his managers over a period of seven years.

Mrs Evans, 50, has also been accused of selling at Sotheby’s around 15 paintings, worth many thousands, that had been given to the school by British artist Mary Fedden, who taught David Hockney.

Davies is also accused of one count of laundering £270,490 by transferring the sum from a NatWest bank account in England to a Spanish bank account in March 2008.

He is further charged with six counts of false accounting, said to have taken place between April 2007 and June 2009 – part of his alleged efforts to ‘cover up his activities’.

 

Head teacher Sir Alan Davies avoids jail over fraud

  • 3 October 2013

An “inspirational” head teacher has been given a suspended prison sentence after admitting false accounting.

Sir Alan Davies, 66, of Grants Close, the former head at Wembley’s Copland School, in north London, pleaded guilty to creating a false paper trail on bonus payments and allowances.

Davies, knighted for his services to education, resigned in 2009.

At Southwark Crown Court, Judge Deborah Taylor said: “Your dishonest behaviour represents a fall from grace.”

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-24383163

‘Honest payments’

It had been claimed that Davies paid himself, three staff members and two governors a total of £2.7m over several years through bonuses and salaries.

But charges of conspiracy to defraud against Davies and five others relating to that alleged plot were dropped.

Instead Davies pleaded guilty to six counts of false accounting after he admitted creating eight back-payment documents at the same time, for sums totalling £315,000.

Defending Davies, William Clegg QC, told the court he was an “inspirational” teacher and the offences needed to be taken in context.

He said: “This is not a case of documents being forged to permit payments to be made that were unlawful and not agreed or made dishonestly. The position is the opposite.

“The payments were honestly made and honestly received. This is not somebody seeking to obtain money he was not entitled to.”

‘Profound error’

Prosecutor John Black QC added there was no dishonesty in the making or receiving of the payments.

He said: “The dishonesty relates to false paper trails in order to legitimise these payments.

“The Crown say they [paperwork backing up payments] were all generated at the same time, after Sir Alan Davies had become aware of the impending or likely scrutiny, to give the impression the right procedure was being adhered to.”

A charge of money laundering against Davies was also dropped.

Following the case, Davies said: “In some instances I have felt that we were being tried by the media and there were a lot of misrepresentations made in the press, many of which were wholly unfounded.

“I do, however, have to accept that I did not have all the necessary paperwork in place and I made a profound error of judgment by backdating eight documents.”

In a statement, Brent Council, said: “The council will always act robustly and take action where allegations of financial irregularities have been made, to investigate and pursue legal action.

“In this case the guilty plea of false accounting vindicates the actions taken although we are disappointed the Crown Prosecution Service saw fit not to pursue the conspiracy to defraud.”

 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-24383163

Ex-Copland School teacher Dr Richard Evans lands job at Mill Hill County High School

Dr Richard Evans
 16 Sep 2010

A MATHS teacher fired for “gross misconduct” from a Wembley school amid allegations of a £1.6m fraud is now teaching at a top Mill Hill school.

Arkley resident Dr Richard Evans lost his job at Copland Community School in November after allegations he pocketed £300,000 in bonuses in his role as deputy head in charge of finance.

Scotland Yard’s fraud squad has now launched an investigation into the financial dealings at the school.

However, in January, Dr Evans was taken on at Mill Hill County High School as a temporary member of staff and given a permanent position in April.

A statement from Geoffrey Thompson, the headmaster of the Worcester Crescent School, said Dr Evans had been appointed after a consultation with the General Teaching Council.

He added: “He was given a permanent position as a maths teacher in April. Dr Evans is a highly qualified maths teacher and has proved himself a popular and valued member of our school community.

“I do not believe there are any grounds for parental concern. There never has been any question about Dr Evans’s suitability to work with children.

“The circumstances which led to Dr Evans’s departure from his previous post had no connection whatsoever with his teaching. He has demonstrated he has been an excellent maths teacher during his time at Mill Hill County High School.”

An investigation by Brent Council into the dealings at Copland, which ended with four of the senior management team suspended, found evidence of “serious financial mismanagement” at the school.

Shane Johnschwager, a staff member at Copland School and Brent secretary for teacher’s union NASUWT was outraged by the appointment.

He told the Times Series: “Richard Evans will have to answer to his professional body and possibly to the courts.

“What will Geoffrey Thompson say to pupils and parents at Mill Hill County if he is struck off or charged with a criminal offence?

“Will he stake his reputation on this appointment? Mill Hill is a school with an excellent reputation. Is this the best Geoffrey Thompson can do in recruiting staff to the school – a disgraced and recently sacked teacher embroiled in Britain’s largest ever educational financial scandal?”

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/8392834.Sacked_controversial_teacher_given_job_at_top_school/


QUESTIONS:

  1. I’d like to ask Dr Evans why the other 15 paintings were sold at auction?
  2. Did he have proof they were his when he sold them through Sotheby’s?
  3. Were the proceeds given to the school or kept by Dr Evans?
  4. Why is this issue still ongoing EIGHT YEARS after it first emerged?
  5. Why have the three remaining paintings not been returned to the school by Brent Council?
  6. Did Keir Starmer involve himself in the legal process of the fraud case?
  7. Why were charges dropped against all other defendants despite an indepth and lengthy FOUR YEAR investigation?
  8. Is Dr Patel really the ideal choice to be a trustee of a charity despite admitting inappropriate payments at Copland School?
  9. Did Brent Council ever recover the £2.7m?
  10. Did any of them consider the knock-on effect this would have on the school and the children who found themselves under such a horrible cloud?

https://scepticpeg.wordpress.com/2017/01/22/copland-community-school-fraud-the-tories/

I wonder what ROI Bristol-Meyers Squibb expected on these donations to Vazeline’s Silverstar charity?

Isn’t Vazeline chum Verma a patron of his SilverStar diabetes charity? How sweet!

 High society: Baroness Verma with Gauhar Nawab
 

Hobnobbing with a Tory minister, revealed, the millionaire businessman behind Hotel Asylum who is accused of making millions from refugee crisis

  • Gauhar Nawab, 73, runs the three-star Euro Queens Hotel in Crystal Palace 
  • He has reportedly negotiated a deal to cram 800 asylum seekers in the hotel
  • It is thought that he will earn £500,000 of taxpayers’ money in the deal
  • Mr Nawab has been hosted in the Lords by a junior minister twice
  • The block booking has pushed prices for other guests up more than 500% 

The Charity contributed towards fund raising by Silver Star Appeal for a Mobile Diabetes Assessment Unit

Silver Star Appeal
On 13th November 2006, Anita Choudhrie presents a cheque for £ 2,500 from Path to Success to Secretary of State Patricia Hewitt to begin fundraising efforts for the Silver Star Appeal. The appeal is to raise funds for a Mobile Diabetes Assessment Unit which will travel to local community centres, schools, work places and other organsiations in the Leicester region, providing tests for all those who may wish to have one and will promote culturally sensitive healthcare.

Path to success received the Charity of the year Award.

Mrs Anita Choudhrie Path to success receiving the Charity of the year Award from Rt Hon Micheal Grove MP (R) and the sponsor of this award Mr Pawan Srivastava of Training Connect Ltd (L).

Did you know that each summer Keith Vaz holds an ‘Annual Tea Party’ in Westminster?

CLAUDIO RANIERI ATTENDS ANNUAL TEA PARTY AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz hosted his 29th annual tea party at the House of Commons on Saturday 9th July. His guest of honour this year was Leicester City Football Club Manager Claudio Ranieri and his wife Rosanna. LCFC Chief Executive Susan Whelan and her husband Robbie Gill also attended.

For the past 28 years Mr Vaz has been holding summer tea parties for all of his family, staff and special guests.

Saturday’s event was a celebration of Leicester City’s tremendous victory, and as well as getting to meet Leicester City’s manager, Mr Vaz and his guests got to see the Premier League Trophy.

Before the tea party Mr Ranieri, Ms Whelan and their families toured Number 10, with the permission of the Prime Minister.

The 85 party guests got to enjoy the sunshine on the House of Commons terrace, overlooking the River Thames with tea, sandwiches and cake. Guests could also help raise money for Silver Star, the diabetes charity Mr Vaz founded in 2007, by taking part in a raffle.

Prizes for the raffle included House of Commons whiskey and chocolate and a giant teddy bear.

 http://www.pukaarnews.com/claudio-ranieri-attends-annual-tea-party-at-the-house-of-commons/16624/

Bercow, Vaz and Farter Cuck

 

Vaz appears to have engaged solicitors Carter Ruck in an effort to keep people quiet, according to Guido Fawkes, spreading “letters before action” around like confetti. HT   Government Watch [13]

guidoconfetti

I am not sure whether Bercow is using Carter Ruck as well or has employed another firm of solicitors, but this Times article is marked that it is subject to a legal complaint by Mr Bercow.

2017 Feb 11 Times Bercow blocked Vaz revelations after accepting poll donations [2] 

bercowlegal

The article revealed that Bercow had blocked revelations about Keith Vaz, and that Bercow had accepted many donations from friends of Vaz.

https://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2017/02/24/bercow-vaz-and-farter-cuck/


Telegraph Vaz Bercow Story Disappears:

Wonder why the Telegraph have pulled this story on John Bercow and Keith Vas?

KEITH VAZ sets lawyers on yet his wife says he needs tests and DID shag the rent boys.

the wife of KEITH VAZ says he needs tests cos he DID shag the rent boys

So just who IS telling the truth – Carter Ruck or Keith Vaz’s wife? It would be terrible if lawyers weren’t truthful in court.. under oath..

maybe someone should have another look at the FIFTEEN YEAR relationship KEITH VAZ had with this man

Petitions, Pinheads, Police and Vaz

On the excellent Aangirfan site, on an unrelated post, I came across this anonymous comment from November 2016 [1a]

It was about a petition to Keith Vaz’s Labour East constituency calling them to investigate the serious allegations against Keith Vaz.

vazpetition

Regular readers of this site will know that allegations that the Sun [2] printed were of child sexual abuse with boys.

sunvazAccording to the Sun the MP

  • had  lads “delivered” to his room at a hotel near a police station
  • abused boys at a hospital’s mental health unit
  • left one so terrified he fears for his life if he ever speaks out
  • showed an “unhealthy” interest in the two young sons of a local councillor
  • displayed a liking for “young ragamuffins”,
  • was seen as untouchable by police because of his revered
    position.

Guido Fawkes published that the MP was Keith Vaz [5]

fawkes

Why does Keith Vaz, often keen to “get the party started” not seem so keen to start the legal party against Guido Fawkes or the Sun on Sunday team?

The parliamentary commissioner is still conducting an investigation into whether Vaz has broken Section 10 of the Code of Conduct for MPs.

It is not known whether the conflict of interest being investigated by the parliamentary commissioner is the possible breaking of the Code of Conduct of MPs

  • with sex, drugs and washing machine allegations
  • the conflict of a police investigation into child sexual abuse allegations and his role on committees [5]

It is not known whether all police investigations into Keith Vaz have finished, but the sex, drugs and washing machine ones have finished, with no action taken.

However, the point of this post is that the petition has disappeared. From the comment, the petition text appeared to be –

“The Leicester East Constituency Labour Party must make enquiries into the serious allegations by the MP for Leicester East, Keith Vaz. Your enquiries should principally involve talking to the Sun on Sunday Journalists David Wooding and Michael Hamilton and Sun on Sunday Columnist Paul Staines to find out what their evidence is.”

It is not known whether this was the full text of the petition.

If you click the link [4] It says “This petition isn’t available. Either the URL is incorrect, it violated our Community Guidelines, or the starter removed it.”

Yet it seems such a reasonable, innocuous petition so why would it violate any guidelines or why would the originator take it down?

Does anyone know –

  • What was the full text of the petition?
  • What happened to it?
  • Who started it?
  • Why it was taken down?
  • When it was taken down?
  • Who took it down?
  • Have Leicester East Labour Party investigated the serious allegations?

One thing is for sure the people of Leicestershire and Labour in Leicestershire, who also had Janner, child sexual abuser as an MP must be getting fed up of this bad publicity.

Hopefully they are doing something about it and start asking Vaz a few questions.

Meanwhile, since this article was under construction, Vaz has set the record straight through his solicitors about some of his time selling washing machines.

In the last 24 hours,the Order Order website has published an article about Carter Ruck, expensive solicitors, who say their client, Keith Vaz

  • has never paid “rent boys for sex”
  • never had “sex” with “rent boys”.
  • there was never a police investigation in relation to this

One has to wonder if their client is the same Keith Vaz??

Carter Ruck are of course paid handsomely for dancing on pinheads.

..and Tesco must be wondering why Keith Vaz had to pose for a picture near their store or have they started a line in industrial washing machines?

vazrentboysue2vazrentboysue

  • I wonder what Vaz’s defence actually is?
  • I wonder how Carter Ruck know for sure that their client has never paid “rent boys for sex” or “sex” with “rent boys”? (It conjures up the mental image of one of Carter Rucks flunkies accompanying Vaz/Jim on his nocturnal visits and checking whether the people concerned can be excluded from the definition of  “rent boy”. ID card please! )
  • I wonder if the fact that Carter Ruck say he has not paid for or had sex with rent boys is enough plausible deniability and bluster to appear to be a denial from Vaz whilst actually being from a third party. This would scare a few people off commenting, and maybe enough enough to come to a quid pro quo with the Mail, which has the appearance of a denial. When solicitors make these threats, it is very rare for one to actually sign the letter and be responsible for that threat.

The  Mail article is mostly about Vaz’s gatekeeper chum John Bercow accepting freebies – 2017 Feb 8 Mail Andrew Pierce [9] Chauffeur-driven cars, taxpayer-funded suits and hospitality at the tennis and Arsenal matches: How the king of freebies John Bercow splashes your cash

The last paragraph however mentioned Vaz.

vazrentboymailThe article published on the 8th Feb, does say it has been updated on 13th Feb. This however appears to be unrelated to the Carter Ruck threat, as the only sentence that has changed on this paragraph from a print edition copy, is the removal of “The charity gave £2,500 to Bercow’s Speaker’s election campaign in 2010” with reference to the Silver Star diabetes charity.

Whatever the truth the original articles are here Mirror Married MP Keith Vaz tells prostitutes in his flat: ‘Bring poppers’ … ‘We need to get this party started’ [12] 

mirror-vazSo game on between Vaz and the Daily Mail or will they come to some agreement out of mutual self interest?

Interestingly on the Carter Ruck website, the rolling self congratulatory advert attributes these comments to the Mail “Top London Law Firm” and “Famously Combative”.  We shall see.

I cannot see Jim washing his very dirty laundry in public.

But who will blink first Lord Rothermere or Carter Ruck?

For previous posts on Vaz see Bercow and Vaz Personal / Private Conflicts of Interest [10] Cathy Fox Blog Vaz Search [11] 

https://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2017/02/16/petitions-pinheads-police-and-vaz/

Taylor, son of the MAYOR was MATES with Nigel Philpott-Jones + was NOT suprised allegs of rent boys came out re KEITH VAZ 2016

Speaker accused of pulling punches on Keith Vaz probe

The Speaker last night denied blocking an attempt to tell Parliament about police investigations into Keith Vaz because he had received thousands from donors linked to the MP.

Records show that £41,000 of the £58,000 raised for John Bercow’s last two general election campaigns came from people with connections to Mr Vaz.

Yesterday Mr Bercow insisted he had handled all matters involving Mr Vaz in line with parliamentary rules and strongly refuted any suggestion he had unfairly favoured the Leicester East MP.

IS THAT SUPPOSED TO BE ME? Bercow was presented with a wooden bust of himself by former Labour councillor Neeraj Patil, a businessman with links to Keith Vaz in 2015. But the figure’s likeness to the Speaker is rather questionable

Narinder Singh Chadha, the former chairman of Mr Vaz’s diabetes charity Silver Star, told The Times he gave £2,501 to Mr Bercow’s 2010 election campaign after Mr Vaz asked for the donation.

Other donations to Mr Bercow included £5,000 from the London College of Accountancy, which also gives money to Mr Vaz, and £2,500 from the late Lord Noon, a Labour donor whose Commons memorial tribute was hosted by Mr Vaz.

Mr Bercow received £7,500 from Sun Mark, a food company founded by Mr Vaz’s friend Rami Ranger, and £5,000 from Madhu’s, a restaurant chain run by Sanjay and Sanjeev Anand, friends of both Mr Vaz and Mr Bercow.

Neeraj Patil, a Labour councillor and associate of Mr Vaz, donated £2,500 through his business Dreamsland. He also gave Mr Bercow a wooden bust of himself.

All donations were declared by Mr Bercow and within the rules.

But Tory MP Andrew Bridgen said last night the connections raised questions about Mr Bercow’s handling of allegations involving Mr Vaz.

In September 2015, Mr Bridgen wrote to Mr Bercow requesting he contact police to ask about inquiries they were making into Mr Vaz and whether they conflicted with his position at the time as chairman of the home affairs select committee, but he said this was not part of his role.

After Mr Vaz stepped down from the role because of a rent boy scandal, Mr Bridgen tried to raise the matter of a separate police investigation involving the MP in the Commons in October last year as Mr Vaz was standing to join the justice select committee.

Mr Bercow interrupted him and said he should limit his remarks to information in the public domain.

A spokesman for Mr Bercow said last night he had at all times acted ‘to uphold the rules and conventions of the House of Commons’.

She added: ‘As a matter of parliamentary practice and procedure, a member is not given the floor to speak as a means of making a personal attack on the conduct of another member.

‘Mr Bridgen stated at the outset that he would try to limit his remarks to matters in the public domain. The Speaker permitted him to do so on matters of public record and stopped him when he sought to embark on other allegations, and again when he sought to reveal the contents of confidential correspondence with the Speaker.’

On the September 2015 request for Mr Bercow to speak to police, she said: ‘A select committee itself has the power to declare no confidence in its chair but the Speaker has precisely none.’

Regarding Mr Chadha’s suggestion that Mr Vaz had asked him to donate money to Mr Bercow, she said: ‘Whatever contacts eligible donors have with other Members of Parliament are a matter for them.’

Mr Vaz denied he had solicited donations for Mr Bercow and said Mr Chadha had been ‘misquoted and misrepresented’. He noted Sun Mark also gave £25,000 to Theresa May’s leadership campaign.

He added: ‘The British Asian community should not be criticised for making lawful political donations to political parties and individual MPs of their choice.’


I’ll just leave this here for you to chew over….

Sounds like Silver Star is not much more than Jim’s industrial-scale money-laundering washing machine!

You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours!

Does Bercow share Vaz’s pastimes?


John Bercow ‘stopped Tory MP from informing the Commons about Keith Vaz police probe after accepting donations’

  • Claims speaker refused to tell Mr Vaz to step down after warning from Tory MP he was being investigated for alleged abuse of public office in September 2015
  • Also stopped Tory MP informing Commons about investigation, report says 
  • Speaker’s office said of the donations: ‘There was no impropriety of any sort’
  • A spokesman for Mr Vaz called allegations made in a newspaper article ‘wrong’  

John Bercow stopped a Tory MP telling the Commons about a police probe into Keith Vaz after receiving tens of thousands of pounds worth of donations from his alleged associates, according to newspaper report.

Donations to help the Speaker keep his parliamentary seat reportedly included a sum from Narinder Chadha – chair of the management board of Mr Vaz’s Silver Star charity.

However a spokesperson for Mr Vaz told MailOnline the newspaper’s story was ‘wrong’ and that Mr Chadha denies having spoken ‘this year’ to The Times.

The newspaper reported an alleged conversation with Mr Chada in which he is said to have confirmed that he gave the money after a request from the MP for Leicester East.

Mr Vaz’s representatives deny this saying that Mr Chada will be complaining to IPSO over the Times article.

In total, the Speaker accepted £41,000 from donors thought to be linked to Mr Vaz, according to the newspaper.

The Times claimed Mr Bercow refused to tell Mr Vaz to resign as chair of the Home Affairs select committee after Tory MP Andrew Bridgen privately warned him the Labour MP was being investigated by police – an investigation Mr Vaz later said he knew nothing of in September 2015.

The Speaker later interrupted Mr Bridgen when he attempted to talk about the allegation in the Commons, according to The Times.

A spokesperson for the Speaker told the MailOnline that ‘a personally defamatory attack on another Member[ was not allowed] on the floor. The Speaker allowed….[Mr Bridger to speak] on matters of public record, and stopped him when he sought to embark on other allegations, and again when he sought to reveal the contents of confidential correspondence with the Speaker.’

Mr Vaz did eventually step down as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee last year after he was caught meeting two male prostitutes.

This scandal was said to be unrelated to the police investigation in 2015.

A spokesman for Mr Bercow said the role of Speaker did not give him the right to tell an elected member of a select committee to step down.

Mr Vaz’s representatives said Mr Chadha had not spoken to The Times and called the claims in its article ‘wrong’.

All the other people who gave money to Mr Bercow told The Times they had not been told to do so by Mr Vaz.

Donations to help the Speaker keep his parliamentary seat included a payout from Narinder Chadha – chair of the management board of Mr Vaz’s (pictured) Silver Star charity

They also denied the donors listed by The Times were ‘associates’ of the Labour MP or they donated to Mr Bercow because he told them to do so.

There is no suggestion in The Times investigation Mr Bercow or Mr Vaz broke any rules.

Mr Vaz now sits on the Justice Committee, which oversees the director of public prosecutions.

After his appointment on October 1, 2016, Mr Bridgen spoke in the Commons to claim police were investigating claims Mr Vaz could have ‘abused his position in public office’.

The Speaker interrupted the Tory MP twice, saying he was discussing information that was not in the public domain.

A spokesman from the Speaker told MailOnline: ‘All of the donations to the Speaker Seeking Re-Election campaign were from eligible donors, and are a matter of longstanding public record.

‘There was absolutely no impropriety of any sort before or after any donation from any individual was accepted.

‘To suggest that this is not the case would not only be a wholly unfair impaction it would be, and is, demonstrably unproved and, more importantly completely and utterly untrue.’

Referring to Mr Bridgen’s speech, the representative said Mr Bercow had allowed him to speak on ‘matters of public record’.

But she added: ‘The Speaker topped him when he sought to embark on other allegations, and again when he sought to reveal the contents of confidential correspondence with the Speaker as per the longstanding rules.’

The spokesman also said Mr Bercow was not allowed to publish correspondence on a sensitive matter between him and another MP.

Mr Vaz said: ‘The British Asian community should not be criticised for making lawful political donations to political parties or to individual MPs. They are entitled to make their own decisions.

‘I am not surprised that they choose to donate to people like Speaker Bercow or Theresa May who are greatly admired by the community for their commitment to equality and diversity.

‘In the 30 years I have been in Parliament I have observed that the British Asian community have moved from just supporting the Labour Party to supporting other political parties.

‘This is a sign of the diversity of our country and the strength and confidence of the community. Long may it continue.’


 

Three Times Articles on Bercow and Vaz 11 Feb 2017

Here are three articles from the Times which illustrate the dubious nature of the double act Bercow and Vaz or is it Vaz and Bercow?

It exposes amongst other things that the Bercow had much donated to him from chums of Dodgy Vaz. [but not so far any industrial washing machines :)]

This of course adds to my own post on their Right Dodgynesses and FOI Requests, Bercow and Vaz Personal / Private Conflicts of Interest  [4], where there is information on how to make a complaint.

 

https://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2017/02/11/three-times-articles-on-bercow-and-vaz-11-feb-2017/

Bercow ‘blocked MP from revealing investigation into Keith Vaz after accepting donations’

JOHN Bercow blocked warnings of police investigations into shamed Labour MP Keith Vaz after receiving tens of thousands of pounds from donors allegedly linked to the politician, according to reports.

Feb 11, 2017

The donations included one payout from Narinder Chadha – the Chairman of the management board of Mr Vaz’s Silver Star Charity.

Mr Chadha has since admitted he made the donation after a recommendation from Mr Vaz.

Mr Vaz was forced to resign as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee after it was revealed he was involved in a sex party with two male prostitutes.

According to a Freedom of Information request by The Times, the Speaker amassed £41,000 from donors with links to Mr Vaz

 The Times investigation claims Mr Bercow did not ask Mr Vaz to step down from his prestigious place on the Home Affairs Committee after MP Andrew Bridgen privately alerted him to allegations being made police.
The paper claimed the Speaker later called on Mr Bridgen to sit down as he attempted to talk about the allegations – which related to alleged abuse of Mr Vaz’s position in office and had no relation to his sex scandal last year.Mr Vaz currently sits on the Justice Committee, who oversee the director of public prosecutions.
After the Labour MP was appointment to the committee, Mr Bridgen made a speech to the Commons claiming police were investigating allegations Mr Vaz might have “abused his position in public office”.But Mr Bercow, who was not obliged to act on the allegations, interrupted the concerned MP twice – claiming he was attempting to speak about events that were not publicly known.Mr Bercow told The Times all of the donors were personal acquaintances who he had met on a variety of different occasions.Mr Vaz said members of the Asian community financially supported MPs, including Mr Bercow, due to admiration for their commitment to diversity.

A spokesperson for Mr Bercow’s offices said: “The Speaker’s seven years’ experience in office and his professional adviser’s 40 years’ experience carry rather greater weight than the implication that the Speaker’s Office should operate in the manner of an episode of Diagnosis Murder — keeping order in the chamber by day and investigating alleged crimes by night.“Although this is a pitch I may well make at some stage if I decide to go into the writing of daytime drama, the reality is that this is not how the role of the Speaker works.“To be clear: the Speaker implements standing orders and chairs proceedings in the chamber – freestyling as Columbo at the request of a member on the basis of an unsubstantiated allegation is not part of the Speaker’s job description.”http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/765991/John-Bercow-Keith-Vaz-Andrew-Bridgen-police-investigation-donations-select-committee

 

Bercow’s best man Julian Lewis (associate of Gordon Anglesea) a key player in Le Cercle. As for Vaz+Nadhmi Auchi…

(See below)

4 February 2017

What Has The Sun Got On Keith Vaz?

The art of tabloid news, as Zelo Street regulars will know by now, consists not only of getting some stories out there, but preventing others from doing the same. Hence anything that assists the attacks on politicians of inconvenient view, judges making decisions that their proprietors don’t like, and Slebs who exercise their right to speak freely gets out there, while anything on the likes of John Whittingdale most certainly does not.
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So it was that the Tabs knew all about Whitto and his relationships with a number of known sex workers, but published nothing – not until Byline Media, with Zelo Street in the vanguard, had put the story out there. So it also seems to be with Labour MP Keith Vaz, about whom sources independent of one another have recently voiced concern, but who is still in post as MP for Leicester East, and still chairing a Commons committee.

Accusations: Natalie Rowe


This state of affairs has not pleased Natalie Rowe, former purveyor of strict disciplinary measures to the Rt Hon Gideon George Oliver Osborne, heir to the Seventeenth Baronet. After the Mirror stung Vaz in true red-top fashion paying rent boys for sex, she hinted very firmly that the MP could look forward to rather more dirt being dished in the very near future. But thus far there has been much indignation, and little revelation.

Heavyweight opinion: The Great Guido


After Vaz got himself onto that Commons committee, Ms Rowe voiced her concern on Twitter – in Tweets which are still live. “So when #Vaz intervened when Leicester City Council tried to evict a tenant suspected of running a male brothel, things become clearer” she began last November, adding soon afterwards “I personally have seen #Vaz come out of a known brothel”. And there was more.

Only two weeks ago she asserted “So EVERYONE is aware, I gave ALL details that I knew via a source regarding #KeithVaz, that he was a Landlord of a brothel in Earls Court … @TheSun had Vaz Male – Escorts Years before ON Video, I Asked why they didn’t run: Said there wasn’t enough evidence … The Sun was more pissed off that their golden boy Vaz had been exposed & that Mirror had the SCOOP of the YEAR”.
There are two significant claims there: that Vaz is alleged to have been the landlord of a brothel in Earl’s Court, and that the Sun has significant dirt on the MP that it has declined thus far to publish. So far, so interesting, but the accusations of improper behaviour are also coming from the perpetually thirsty Paul Staines and his rabble at the Guido Fawkes blog. Staines is often wayward on facts, but his claims are still live as I type.
This was the Fawkes take: “Keith Vaz was under police investigation over year ago on suspicion of financial corruption and historic allegations of under-age sex. Speaker Bercow was informed of this and fellow MPs demanded – Andrew Bridgen in writing – that he step down from his position on the Home Affair Select Committee”. Vaz has since threatened legal action against Bridgen. And then comes the really damning claim.
It is widely known around Westminster that Vaz – who owes his career to Greville Janner – was the unidentified MP in this Sun front page from last year … Vaz offering to buy cocaine for rent boys is at the mild end of Vaz’s sleazy life and times”. The Sunday Sun front page simply saidCOPS TOLD: TOP LABOUR MP IS PAEDO”. The story is still live.
These are two sources who are independent of one another. Both are effectively saying the same thing: there is a lot yet to be revealed about Keith Vaz, and if and when it comes out, it will be of a career-terminating nature.
The Fawkes folks have not added to their claims for a while: the thought enters that The Great Guido, being an establishment sell-out, has been advised to keep the MP on the back burner. Ms Rowe suffers from no such restriction.
In the days when the deeply unsavoury Kelvin McFilth was editing the paper, the standing joke was that he had a large safe full of dirt on the good and the great which could be used to keep them in line. Now the name of Keith Vaz has been pitched – and by two very different sources – as someone on whom the Murdoch mafiosi have dirt.
So the question has to be put: what dirt has the Sun got on Keith Vaz, and, more importantly, what’s preventing them from dishing it? We’re waiting.

Keith Vaz letter/ DPP Closed for 84 years

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Keith Vaz organises event – Jimmy Savile was one of the invited

 

Rev Jesse Jackson reunited with Stuart Lockwood,

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2009 (from left) Labour Deputy Leader Harriet Harman, Jacqueline Brown (wife of Jesse Jackson), Her Excellency South African High Commissioner (Dr. Lindiwe Mabuza), US civil rights campaigner Rev Jesse Jackson, Stuart Lockwood, Baroness Howells and Labour MP Keith Vaz pictured at the Radisson Edwardian Mayfair hotel in central London.

 The reunion was arranged by Labour MP Keith Vaz.

 

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Sir Jimmy Savile at the hotel in central London where US civil rights campaigner Rev Jesse Jackson met Stuart Lockwood, who as a 5-year-old appeared on British television having his hair ruffled by Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein during the first Gulf War.


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 Jimmy Savile at event organised by Vaz

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Stuart Lockwood –

The newspaper accused Jackson of using Stuart in a “publicity stunt.“

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May 13, 2003

Keith Vaz, Sarah (duchess Of York, Fergie) At The P.a.c.t. (parents And Abducted Children Together) Ball At The Dorchester Hotel In London


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P.a.c.t. (parents And Abducted Children Together) Ball. Keith Vaz With Lady Catherine And Sir Christopher Meyer, Sarah (duchess Of York

 

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Fergie admits ‘gigantic error of judgment’ after accepting £15,000 from billionaire paedophile

She made her comments as criticism of Prince Andrew’s close relationship with billionaire paedophile Epstein grew.

Virginia Roberts, who worked for Jeffrey Epstein, photographed with Prince Andrew in early 2001

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Can Vaz REALLY stay on as an adviser to the Queen? Disgraced MP still holds posts on the Privy Council, national security committee and Labour’s NEC


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Disgraced MP still holds posts on the Privy Council, national security committee and Labour’s NEC

  • Vaz quit his powerful committee job yesterday amid the rent boy scandal 
  • But he still has a series of high profile jobs in and around Parliament 

Other senior posts Vaz holds in public life:

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS)

Paul Boateng also sits on the JCNSS Committee

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What right has compromised Bercow to block FoI requests about his chum Vaz?

What dirt does Keith Vaz have on John Bercow to make him so willingly malleable?

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Bercow: – visits footy matches with his chum Vaz – accepts money from Vaz’s charity – stops Brigden ment’ing Vaz in HoC – turns down FOI

And you’re telling me Bercow wasn’t aware of police investigation against Vaz and isn’t abusing his position to protect him



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Under the Freedom of Information Act I applied to the House of Commons, for the letter, redacted if necessary, that Andrew Bridgen MP sent to speaker John Bercow [1]

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The letter applied for is thought to have been sent to warn the House of Commons of possible vile criminal activities involving Keith Vaz and that they were being investigated by the police.

These allegations and the conflict of interest by Vaz (being investigated for criminal activities whilst on a powerful justice committee) it seems were not passed on by Bercow to anyone. This enabled Vaz, having resigned, from the Home Office Public Affairs Committee to swiftly join the Justice Committee. (To be clear, this is fact not irony).

The person who eventually refused to provide that information under the FOI Act, was none other than …….John Bercow!

The circling of the wagons or the arrogance of power?

What Do They Know?  FOI Request answer Bercow Certificate [1a]

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Interesting that Lord Carlile, defender of Greville Janner, was a frequent visitor to 104 Kennington Road, offices of the Manorial Society

Here’s one of their functions in 2014:

The Reign of King George II, 1727-1760 Foundation of the World’s first Superpower

by Jeremy Black

Foreword by HRH The Duke of York KG

Published by Smith’s Peerage Limited, a Company Registered in England and Wales No 02659551 for the Manorial Society of Great Britain

A Reception to launch the book was held on 10 April 2014 in the State Apartments of St James’s Palace in the presence of The Duke of York

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Nirj Deva and Prince Andrew at Manorial Society event

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Elizabeth Butler Sloss was there too.

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Elizabeth Butler-Sloss and Randy Andy 2014

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Elizabeth Butler-Sloss  – at Manorial Society event

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MSGB Spring Dinner14th April 2010

Members of the Manorial Society of Great Britain

Guest of honour , Baroness Butler Sloss

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Keith Vaz, also a frequent visitor to 104 Kennington, was also one of those in HoC who welcomed Janner back with open arms.

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Another close buddy of Vaz at the Manorial Society was Michael Petry

The list of attendees to Manorial Society events makes for interesting reading. Enoch Powell, Montagu, Michael Petry...

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Michael Petry of the Manorial Society with Ovenden-like exhibition in former brothel…

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Nirj Deva – Member, Carlton Club

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Political Advisor to the Home Secretary (1984-85) Leon Brittan

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One of Vaz’s contacts at the Manorial Society was Nirj Deva. Was he the link to Vaz/Savile’s ties to Sri Lanka?

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Niranjan de Silva Deva-Aditya, Member of European Parliament (MEP) from U.K. and Honorary Ambassador-at-Large for Sri Lanka

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In 1981, Deva became Chairman of the Bow Group (a leading conservative think tank in Britain). Leon Brittan had been chairman too.

In April 2005 he was chairman of the European Parliament’s delegation to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development in New York, and delivered a paper on the future of the United Nations at the US Council on Foreign Relations. A few months later, he headed the European Parliament’s delegation to the UN High-Level Conference on global financing of aid. Also in 2005 he was Co-Chairman (with former Prime Minister of France Michel Rocard) of the European Parliaments’ Delegation to the World Summit at the United Nations 60th General Assembly.

Deva was a Member of the Council of the Royal Commonwealth Society from 1976 to 1980.[citation needed] In 1985, he became the first Asian-born person to be appointed by Queen Elizabeth II to the office of Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London – a position which he holds for life.[citation needed] He is a Fellow of Britain’s Royal Society of Arts, President of the EU-India Chamber of Commerce, and a Patron of the International Monarchist League.

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The Manorial Society seems to me to have been a big rip-off, preying on the infatuation of would-bes with titles.

Now wasn’t there a Red Room at 104 Kennington, home of Manorial Society, with blackened windows and fuzzy red upholstery/furnishings?

 

Another close buddy of Vaz at the Manorial Society was Michael Petry


Is it in the least surprising that Smith was a close friend of Keith Vaz, who featured at many Manorial Soc events.

The Manorial Society was based in Kennington Road. Rumours abound that there was a very naughty male conclave at the Society…

One of Vaz’s contacts at the Manorial Society was Nirj Deva. Was he the link to Vaz/Savile’s ties to Sri Lanka?

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Chairman Robert Smith With the Queen and Quintin Hogg

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The Manorial Society run by Robert Smith and closely linked to Keith Vaz was all about social snobbery.

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Janet Rosamund Blishen was secretary to many of the companies of both Robert Smith and Michael Petry of the Manorial Society.

People and places re: Manorial Society – from their website

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The Manorial Society holds functions at the Carlton Club:

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Carlton Club, London

Guest of honour , The Earl of Gainsborough, Knight of Malta, and former Bailiff Grand Cross of Malta


The Reign of King George II, 1727-1760 Foundation of the World’s first Superpower

by Jeremy Black

Foreword by HRH The Duke of York KG

Published by Smith’s Peerage Limited, a Company Registered in England and Wales No 02659551 for the Manorial Society of Great Britain

A Reception to launch the book was held on 10 April 2014 in the State Apartments of St James’s Palace in the presence of The Duke of York



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Keith Vaz offers to put up bail for jailed Leicester footballers – jailed on rape charges

6 March 2004

Keith Vaz, the MP for Leicester East and a former government minister, yesterday offered to act as a guarantor for the release on bail of three Leicester City footballers held this weekend in a Spanish jail on rape charges.

Mr Vaz, a season ticket holder, said yesterday that the players were internationally known and could not disappear, so should be granted bail.

I will be happy to act as a guarantor,” he said.

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Slippery Vaz Gets Off Again

Dec 16 2016

The police have dropped their investigation into Keith Vaz after he was caught on camera offering to buy cocaine for rent boys. This particular police investigation was always at the mild end of Vaz’s sleazy private life…

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29th November 2016

Disgraced MP Keith Vaz lashes out at government Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah, for not kicking out foreign crooks fast enough amid rent-boy rap

Sleazy MP cited Romania as one of the EU countries with most citizens in UK prisons despite his active police investigation for allegedly offering ‘to buy a rent-boy cocaine’

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Disgraced Keith Vaz lobbies bank boss over friend’s £11million debt despite Commons guidelines

The MP’s staff had previously told Mr Vaz’s friend that he was unable to get involved as he was not the constituency MP

19 NOV 2016

Keith Vaz ignored Commons guidelines to intervene on behalf of a friend who did not live in his constituency.

Yet Vaz ’s staff had previously told a business partner locked in a bitter dispute with the friend that he was unable to get involved as he was not that man’s MP.

On Commons paper, the then-Home Affairs Committee chair asked Royal Bank of ­Scotland boss Stephen Hester to look into an £11million debt owed by the partnership – which also has an address outside the constituency – but the dispute was none of his ­committee’s business either.

He should instead have been referred to his own MP – a protocol Vaz’s staff appeared well aware of when the friend’s estranged brother, Jack Kotak, himself pleaded for assistance.ang

Jack wrote to Vaz asking for help with RBS on December 20, 2012, but was told by a caseworker the MP could not assist.

An email sent to Jack from Vaz’s office said that because MPs are governed by “very strict ­guidelines and parliamentary etiquette” he would need to see his own MP.

The caseworker suggested Jack contact his own MP, Alan Duncan.

But on January 31, 2013, six weeks after turning down Jack, Vaz penned the letter to RBS chief executive Mr Hester (above).

Don Kotek, Shilpa Shetty, and Keith Vaz

Within seven days Vaz’s friend, Midlands businessman Don Kotak, was granted a meeting with senior RBS staff in a bid to resolve the long-running dispute.

But Mr Kotak does not live in Vaz’s Leicester East seat – and guidelines issued to all MPs and recorded in the House of Commons library indicate Vaz should not have taken the case.

Vaz said yesterday: “This case relates to a business within my constituency, Sabras Radio, which serves the wider community in the Midlands.

“Don Kotak approached me to help in his capacity as a director of Sabras.

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Chief constable of the force investigating played football with him?

Mr Vaz’s six-player squad also includes Simon Cole, Leicestershire police chief constable, Phil Kay, assistant chief constable in the same force and Dorothy the duck – the mascot for the Silver Star Diabetes charity.
Jan 28 2015

Panel:

MP Team:

Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, local MP for Leicester East and Founder Patron of Silver Star Diabetes

Simon Cole – Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police

Phil Kay- Assistant Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police

Sam Bailey – X Factor winner

Dorothy the duck – Silver Star Diabetes mascot

John Morris – Headmaster of Hamilton Community College


Nov 17 2016

Since Keith Vaz’s appointment to the Criminal Finance Bill committee this week, it has sat twice, on Tuesday and today. For some reason – to the great disappointment of hacks – Vaz has absented himself from both sessions. Guido can give readers some background as to why that might be…

Guido understands Labour whips have been told that not only is Vaz now under investigation by Scotland Yard, they have been made aware that four files regarding Vaz have been passed to the National Crime Agency. Given that the Bill committee have been taking evidence from the National Crime Agency it would clearly be completely inappropriate for Vaz to attend this committee. If Vaz had attended he would either have to recuse himself or declare his interest. Rather than face the embarrassment, slippery Vaz has unofficially recused himself by not showing up…

Rent-boy shame MP Keith Vaz handed plum job on new influential crime committee despite police probe

14th November 2016

Leicester MP appointed to the new Criminal Finance Bill Committee as well Justice Committee despite cops probing allegations he offered to buy rent-boys cocaine

Mr Vaz was put forward for the job by the Labour Party and will be able to cross-examine witnesses from the Serious Fraud Office and National Crime Agency as the bill makes it way into law.

But furious fellow MPs demand he step aside while being probed by the Met after allegations he offered to buy rent-boys cocaine.

This latest outrage comes just days after Scotland Yard launched the formal robe probe in the the Leicester MP after recordings emerged of him allegedly discussing cocaine with male prostitutes in August.

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BBC Reports Keith Vaz Booed in Leicester

Nov 14 2016

Usually the attention-grabbing Keith Vaz is cheered by constituents when he takes to the stage at the annual Diwali light switch-on in Leicester. This year he skulked at the back and was booed by the home crowd. Vaz is clinging to his position on the Justice select committee despite potentially breaking a law he helped draft. He retains the Labour whip and still sits on the party’s NEC despite consorting with prostitutes and trying his hand at procuring drug deals. Corbyn has defended Vaz – who is the subject of a police investigation – claiming it is a “private matter”. 

Compare this to the treatment of Simon Danczuk, a single man who sexted a woman but didn’t meet her let alone break any laws, and was immediately suspended by Labour. At the time Corbyn told the press: He was suspended this morning because of recent revelations. His conduct will now be investigated”. This is a glaring double standard – the only real reason action has been taken against Danczuk but not Vaz is their differing attitudes to the leader.

As Tory MP Edward Garnier told the Leicester Mercury today: 

“This is the justice select committee – it is not the drawing pins committee or the paperclips committee. It is not appropriate for an MP under investigation by the police to be on the committee.”

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Edward Garnier MP?? Curious…

Sir Edward Garnier, former solicitor-general, defending Ted Heath…he said Wiltshire Police had damaged Heath’s name

14th November 2016

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Garnier protecting Leon Brittan:

Did PM’s adviser Edward Garnier, try to stop MP linking Brittan to claims of child sex abuse?

  • Simon Danczuk, the campaigning Rochdale MP, claimed Sir Edward Garnier spoke to him before he was due to give evidence
  •  Mr Danczuk said Sir Edward – who was Solicitor General from 2010 to 2012 – said
  • that ‘challenging Lord Brittan on child abuse would not be wise’
  • The MP made the claims in a Commons debate under Parliamentary privilege
Edward Garnier MP (to whom Alison Saunders used to report)...

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SIR EDWARD GARNIER – A former Guardian lawyer In March 2015, he was appointed to the Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Sir Edward defended Lord McAlpine

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THE SOCIETY OF CONSERVATIVE LAWYERS –

( with a fwd by Garnier) ……………has two illustrious VICE presidents – Leon Brittan and Ken Clarke

Garnier has represented Edwina Currie and Alistair McAlpine so maybe represents Leon?

Defamation seems to be a specialty

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Child Sex Cult at Buckingham Palace – Children of God – both Brittan and Garnier acted as lawyers for similar sects

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Garnier:

Orme –v- Associated Newspapers 1979-1981 (appeared for Daily Mail led by Lord Rawlinson QC and Richard Rampton in 6 month jury trial – the longest ever civil jury trial – and in the Court of Appeal and House of Lords hearings in the action brought by the ‘Moonies’)

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SIR EDWARD GARNIER was named as the man led by Lord Rawlinson…in defamation action brought by the Moonies against the Daily Mail

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Defamation seems to be a specialty

The Cost of a Reputation

Worth considering that info in the light of this very informative piece

Mr X and the Rule of Law divides the rule of law into applying to those with fame and those without.And the rule of law, divided, is by definition, no longer the rule of law. It ceases to exist conceptually.

Garnier warned off Danczuk from naming Leon..And WHO encouraged GARNIER to enter politics? Why – Leon Brittan – of course

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How does this work? Sir Edward Garnier, Leicestershire MP, libel lawyer to alleged paedos, fights freepress,YET daughter is #BBC journo


One of David Cameron’s former legal advisers was accused yesterday of trying to discourage a Labour MP from naming Lord Brittan over child abuse allegations.

Simon Danczuk, the campaigning Rochdale MP, claimed Sir Edward Garnier spoke to him before he was due to give evidence to a committee of MPs this summer.

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Which (witch) hunt are we on now? * innocent face*Mr Danczuk said Sir Edward – who was Solicitor General from 2010 to 2012 – said that ‘challenging Lord Brittan on child abuse would not be a wise move’.

“Beneath contempt” – Harborough MP Edward Garnier on Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk’s child abuse debate remarks

Practitioners of the Tricky Business of defamation: Nicholas Fairbairn and Edward Garnier

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Rt Hon Sir Edward Henry Garnier:

He has worked with many professionals for example: Elizabeth Rantzen, Dame Audrey Francis Glover, Carlene Emma Firmin, Rex Ian Bloomstein, The Rt Hon The Lord Woolf Harry Kenneth Woolf.

Rt Hon Sir Edward Henry Garnier was appointed to 5 companies. Other director jobs: China Oxford Scholarship Fund (Highdown House in Leamington Spa, incorporated on the 15th of September 2004), Great Britain-china Centre(The) (15 Belgrave Square, incorporated on the 10th of January 1975), Prison Reform Trust

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Boulaye is the founder and President of the charity “Support for Africa”, which has built five clinics in rural Africa and a school with HRH Prince Harry’s Charity, “Sentebale”, in Lesotho.

Another of Edward Garnier’s  defamation cases – Patti Boulaye:

Patti Boulaye –v- Guardian Newspapers 1999 (recovered substantial damages for British-Nigerian singer who was a Conservative candidate for the Greater London Assembly falsely accused of being a supporter of South African apartheid)

What was your best business decision?

Marrying my husband, Stephen Komlosy, who had managed such acts as Lionel Bart and Mike Berry

 

She’s a Lady Ratling [the Grand Order of Lady Ratlings is a showbusiness charitable organisation].

Patron: Lady Sheila Butlin

President of the Cup of Kindness: Barbara Windsor M.B.E.

The Grand Order of Lady Ratlings (established in 1929) welcomes professional performers and those directly connected with the theatrical profession.

The ultimate accolade for a member is to become Queen Ratling, who presides for one year over the Lodges as well as the charitable work of the Order.

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Patti Boulaye –v- Guardian Newspapers 1999 (recovered substantial damages for British-Nigerian singer who was a Conservative candidate for the Greater London Assembly falsely accused of being a supporter of South African apartheid)


Over the years, Patti has worked for charities and served on the committees of eight British charities and she has been a patron of five, including Eastside Educational Trust, Barnardo’s, SOS and Women Into Business. Patti was also a Founder Member and Patron of (HRH Prince Michael of Kent) Enterprise Club for GENESIS, the facilitator organisation for the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the promotion of Small Business. She is also on the Advisory Board of The Iman-Foundation Worldwide, which promotes dialogue and challenges extremism to bring about change. Patti is a Patron of The Commonwealth Resound as well as The British Monarchist Society.

During a visit to Africa and by another twist of fate, Patti was introduced to 60 babies who were saved from being buried alive because they were HIV positive. On her return to England Patti was determined to do something about the affect and stigma of HIV on the lives of African villagers. She formed a charity Support For Africa and asked the Rt. Hon Sir John Major KG CH and other prominent persons to be Patrons, all of whom agreed and her charity has built 5 clinics in Africa and helped to build a School in Lesotho with Prince Harry’s Charity Sentebale. Patti hired the Royal Albert Hall for a charity event, which she presented and organised. This was the first of her sell-out “Reaching Out For Africa” events, which she co-produced with Major Sir Michael Parker KCVO CBE at the Royal Albert Hall, starring Sir Cliff Richard, Gabrielle, Uri Geller, Patti herself and BONEY M, amongst others and featured 3,000 Gospel singers whom Patti put together herself.

The event was supported by The Rt. Hon Michael Portillo, Frederick Forsyth CBE, The Rt. Hon Iain Duncan Smith, The Rt. Hon Paul Boateng, The Rt. Hon. Lord Greville Janner QC and the new Miss World. Patti’s second sell out Royal Albert Hall charity event was Football Reaching Out For Africa (FROFA) and starred, among others, footballer Didier Drogba of Chelsea FC, Simon Callow, Boney M, Christopher Biggins, Greg Dyke, David James and The Rt. Hon. Charles Kennedy. Patti also produced ‘Scotland Reaching Out For Africa’ supported by Lord McConnell the then First Minister and Alex Salmond the current First Minister, Football manager Alex McLeish, Leo Sayer, Mazie Willams and Boney M.

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Unite unites with Boulaye and digs in to African challenge

Patti Boulaye, actress, singer, motivational speaker, and her husband Stephen Komlosy, who recently invested in Aim-listed mining company Platinum Diversified, hosted a reception last week with Lord Janner at the House of Lords. It was designed to raise cash for her Africa charity.

During the evening, she extracted £25,000 from Bristol-based student housebuilder Unite to help build her next medical centre in Cameroon. It’s Unite’s first overseas project.

Patti has starred several times in “Music on Fire” the Fireworks Proms at Sandhurst. As a guest of Michael Jackson, Patti attended and sang at his 45th Birthday Celebrations in LA.

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Her “network”

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Boulaye is very good friends with Uri Geller

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Boulaye and Hague
Applauding Peter Ainsworth at the Conservative Party conference in 2000
Applauding Peter Ainsworth at the Conservative Party conference in 2000 link

Peter Ainsworth

In 1994 Ainsworth became the Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Jonathan Aitken, and in 1995 became PPS to the Secretary of State for National Heritage, Virginia Bottomley. He was promoted by John Major in 1996 to the Whips’ Office. When the Major government fell the following year he remained a whip in opposition and was promoted to Deputy Chief Whip by William Hague.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Ainsworth

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The President and founder of Support for Africa is singer/actress Patti Boulaye. Patrons are The Rt. Hon Sir John Major KG CH, H.E Dr Christopher Kolade (Nigeria) Lord Janner of Braunstone, The Rt. Hon.Charles Kennedy, The Rt. Hon. Michael Portillo, Fredrick Forsyth CBE and Shaquille O’Neal.
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Keith Vaz charged taxpayer £82 for return train fare from London to Leicester…when he was away in TUNISIA at the time

13th November 2016

More embarrassment for shamed MP just days after police launch probe into videos after drugs allegations emerged from shocking rent boy tapes

A probe has been launched after it emerged the 59-year-old claimed expenses for a return ride from London to Leicester, despite being 1,400 miles from home at the time.

But according to the MP’s website, he was meeting holidaymakers in Tunisia

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Retweeted P J

Is this the real reason for Vaz’s trip to Tunisia?

‘Liar’ Keith Vaz offered to fly us around the world, claim rent boys

“…he (Vaz) tried to convince me to go abroad, to Tunisia or Morocco. He wanted to take us away ….”

Keith Vaz drugs probe as police look into cocaine claims at MP’s sex party with male escorts

11 Nov 2016

Vaz stood down as Home Affairs Committee chairman in September after the Sunday Mirror revealed he paid two men for sex at his London flat

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Shamed MP Keith Vaz

Disgraced Keith Vaz is at the centre of a police investigation over drug allegations.

It came after a review into claims the Labour MP discussed cocaine with male escorts at sex parties.

Scotland Yard said: “Following that assessment, which included obtaining early investigative advice from the Crown Prosecution Service, the MPS is now ­investigating offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.”

The Met launched the probe on Thursday. It said yesterday a specialist team had been involved in a month-long examination of the drug claims.

Vaz stood down as Home Affairs Committee chairman in September after the Sunday Mirror revealed he paid two men for sex at his London flat on August 27 – as his panel examined laws on prostitution.

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Sept 28 2016 – Keith Vaz and Jeremy Corbyn at the Pullman hotel

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said a few words and slapped Vaz on the back…


Oct 31 2016

Photo published for Weekly update - 28 October 2016 - News from Parliament

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Keith Vaz joins Commons Justice Committee

MPs have approved Keith Vaz appointment to justice committee ayes 203 noes 7

Just 7 MPs voted to block Keith Vaz’s appointment to the justice committee

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Speaker John Bercow said the move may have broken convention, but it did not break the rules of the house.

Mr Bridgen told MPs he had spoken to the Metropolitan police, who had still not decided what, if any, action to take.

He said: “A potential Police investigation still hangs over the honourable member.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bid-block-keith-vaz-justice-9168420


An intimate evening was hosted by the Rt Honourable Keith Vaz and Rt Honourable John Bercow...saw Shah Rukh Kahn humbled in front of 150 select people including the chairman of Lycamobile – Subaskaran Allirajah

Interesting that one of the main actors in this racket is a good acquaintance of Vaz and his little buddy Bercow

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Nov 1 2016

Tory Whips save Vaz

List of MPs who voted for Vaz – including 159 Tories on the instructions of the Tory whips

Perhaps the Tories will put Vaz in charge of their toothless floundering child abuse inquiry while they’re at it.

Why did Tory whips herd their sheep through the Aye lobby during the Vaz vote last night? What are they afraid of?

I can only assume that the Tory whips know what Vaz knows about Brittan, Morrison, Proctor…

it’s very telling that this Labour MP has so much Conservative support. Is he a keeper of their dirty secrets?


Government whips covered-up MPs’ ‘scandals involving small boys’ in exchange for loyalty

  • Tim Fortescue served as a whip in Heath’s government from 1970-73
  • Revealed in 1995 interview how whips would ‘get a chap out of trouble’
  • Scandals involving MPs and debt or ‘small boys’ would be covered up
  • Heath himself kept MPs’ secrets in a ‘dirt book’ to keep them in line
As at July 2016, the Conservative Government Whips in the Commons are
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Chief Whip (Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury): The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP (Former PPS to David Cameron)  speaking to Queen Elizabeth.

Chief whip in top Tory gay smear: Theresa May’s enforcer ‘made an outrageous claim that an ex-Minister cheated on his wife with another man’

  • Gavin Williamson said to have made allegation during EU campaign
  • Made false accusation against a prominent ‘Leave’ campaigner
  • Allegedly made comment when Cameron was combating the Brexit revolt
  • As Chief Whip he is responsible for enforcing discipline among Tory MPs

When Mr Cameron resigned, he switched sides to back Mrs May who rewarded him by promoting him to her Cabinet as Chief Whip.

His huge influence in May’s inner circle is reflected in the fact he is the only Cabinet Minister to attend her daily morning meeting at No 10 with her inner circle of advisers.

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  • Deputy Chief Whip (Treasurer of HM Household): The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP.

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Stride would not answer questions about whether they have benefited from offshore accounts.
It comes after a scandal involving leaked documents which showed politicians, football stars and celebrities had benefited from offshore investments designed to avoid UK taxes.

TOP TORIES BACKING VAZ

Karen Bradley Culture Secretary

James Brokenshire Northern Ireland Secretary

David Davis Brexit Secretary

Dr Liam Fox International Trade Secretary

Damian Green Work and Pensions Secretary

Jeremy Hunt Health Secretary

Andrea Leadsom Environment Secretary

Amber Rudd Home Secretary

David Lidington Commons Leader

Gavin Williamson Chief Whip

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The Keith Vaz Westminster fan club: Why do they protect this man

Andrew Bridgen, Conservative MP for Leicestershire North West, moved a rare motion objecting to the appointment of :Labour MP, Keith Vaz, to the Commons Justice select committee.

During his speech, Mr Bridgen told the Speaker Mr Bercow: “You have often spoken that this place must reflect the society with which we make the laws and I agree with you.

“I respectfully point out to the House that in any other sphere of activity a candidate with so much hanging unresolved over him would be very unlikely to be considered for such an important office.

Earlier, Bridgen had been warned by Mr Bercow to ” desist” after he also referred -under Parliamentary privilege- to a current historical child sex investigation said to be being conducted by Leicestershire Police where four people had come forward alleging child sexual abuse crimes.

Instead of lecturing on what he cannot say, Mr Speaker should have recused himself, given his close friendship with Vaz!

Pompous pipsqueak Bercow rose to his feet to warn Bridgen to ‘desist’ from speaking, since the allegations about Leicestershire Police were not in the public domain.

He prevented Bridgen from using Parliamentary privilege to reveal more details about the police inquiry.

Bercow opened the London office of the Silver Star diabetes charity set up by Vaz in 2007. The charity also gave £2,500 to Bercow’s election campaign in 2010.

The pair share a love of curry, and have been photographed together sitting side by side accepting hospitality at a Premier League football match.

After Vaz spoke in the House following his fall from grace over the rent boy scandal, Bercow gave Vaz a reassuring pat on the back in the Commons chamber.

How fortunate for the beleaguered Vazeline that he has friends he can rely on in times of trouble.

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It was the Tory Cabinet that stood out in support of him. They included Amber Rudd, the home secretary, who decided that there has been no ” miscarriage of justice in Orgreave” and was obviously happy to think that Mr Vaz had committed no offence.

Other key supporters included Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, Liam Fox, the International Secretary; James Brokenshire, the Northern Ireland Secretary and  former home office minister: David Gauke, chief secretary to the Treasury;Andrea Leadsom, the environment secretary,and Karen Bradley, the culture secretary, who is advised by Craig Woodhouse, a former Sun journalist and David Lidington, leader of the House.

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From the debate:

Also on 5 September, I wrote to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards with regard to the right hon. Gentleman. An investigation was instigated and then immediately suspended, as is the procedure, pending the results of the police assessment. Should Scotland Yard decide in due course not to investigate the said Member with regards to potential criminal activity, the parliamentary standards investigation will commence immediately.

It is fair to say that the right hon. Member for Leicester East has quite a history regarding parliamentary standards. He was subject to extensive inquiries by Elizabeth Filkin, the then commissioner, into allegations of misconduct in 2001 and 2002. He was suspended from the House for one month in 2002 for breaches of the MPs’ code of conduct.

Further to my letter to the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, in which I urged Scotland Yard to liaise with Leicestershire police, it has been stated that four witnesses have confirmed that they were recently interviewed by Leicestershire police and that their inquiries have been going on for at least a year. Those inquiries concern allegations that the right hon. Member for Leicester East abused his position in public office—

https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2016-10-31/debates/0F9B8D86-F329-4109-A397-1D7815051C88/JusticeCommittee

.. why did Watson and Danczuk, two CSA campaigners, give an alleged paedophile a leg-up?

Why did Amber Rudd, ultimately in charge of , vote this man onto Justice Committee?

  • Vaz was disgraced over a sex and drugs scandal with two male prostitutes
  • Detectives may still investigate claims he offered to buy the men cocaine

In an extraordinary move, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox joined seven other Cabinet ministers in helping to install Mr Vaz in the influential role just weeks after he was embroiled in a sex and drugs scandal.

Only 38 Labour MPs were among the 42 other MPs who supported him

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Return of Keith Vaz: Stitch up? Closing ranks?

Why MPs failed to block the appointment of “disgraced” Keith Vaz to the Justice Select Committee.

Close inspection of the division list reveals the Government’s “payroll vote” – ministers and their parliamentary aides – turned out in force to support Mr Vaz.

In fact, a breakdown of the voting suggests that more than 150 Conservative MPs backed Mr Vaz compared to just 38 Labour MPs, plus the suspended Simon Danczuk.

But why? A move to prevent a potentially dangerous precedent? The cosy MPs’ club closing ranks? An establishment stitch-up? Probably all three.

Monday’s debate on Mr Bridgen’s objection lasted only about a quarter of an hour.

But it was a bad tempered affair. Hansard records that the Speaker, John Bercow, intervened no fewer than seven times.

For the record, the Cabinet ministers backing Mr Vaz were: Karen Bradley, James Brokenshire, David Davis, Liam Fox, David Gauke, Damian Green, Jeremy Hunt, Andrea Leadsom. David Lidington, Amber Rudd and Chief Whip – yes, the Government Chief Whip – Gavin Williamson. His deputy, Anne Milton, joined them too. Government whip David Evenett was a teller for the Ayes

On the Labour side, Chief Whip Nick Brown, deputy leader Tom Watson, arch-tribalist John Spellar, veteran Barry Sheerman and Mr Vaz’s fellow Leicester MP Jonathan Ashworth were among his backers.

Besides Mr Bridgen, the MPs voting against Mr Vaz’s appointment were Jake Berry, James Duddridge, Philip Hollobone, Scott Mann and Matthew Offord, tellers Kark McCartney and Nigel Mills and – perhaps surprisingly – Sir Nicholas Soames.

Soames? Now if ever an MP belonged in the establishment lobby it would be Winston Churchill’s grandson, surely?

http://news.sky.com/story/return-of-keith-vaz-stitch-up-closing-ranks-10640875

https://twitter.com/beforethestars/status/793464816270733312

24 MP’s who voted for him were on the Privy Council which includes 108 UK appeal court Judges. Corrupt as hell


Update:

Oct 24 2016

Keith Vaz takes up position on the JUSTICE committee So which Labour MPs nominated him? This is disgusting…


The Justice Select Committee is a cross-party committee of MPs appointed by to scrutinise and associated bodies.

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Mr Bridgen claimed Mr Vaz is alleged to have “abused his position in public office” with four witnesses interviewed by Leicestershire Police as part of inquiries which have been ongoing for at least 12 months.

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Membership – Justice Committee

Robert Neill’s election as Chair of the Justice Committee was announced on Thursday 18 June 2015.

Member Party
Robert Neill (Chair) Conservative
Richard Arkless Scottish National Party
Alex Chalk Conservative
Alberto Costa Conservative
Philip Davies Conservative
Kate Green Labour
Mr David Hanson Labour
John Howell Conservative
Victoria Prentis Conservative
Marie Rimmer Labour
Keith Vaz Labou

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Robert Neill MP (Chair of Justice Committee) – Freemason heads the Justice Committee

A pro-European, he supported former Conservative Chancellor Kenneth Clarke in both of his bids for the leadership of the Conservative Party.

He is a Freemason,.[3]

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Weeks after being kicked off the Home Affairs committee Keith Vaz puts himself on the JUSTICE committee

  • Internal Labour party document reveals Vaz is joining Justice committee unopposed
  • Remarkable move comes despite on-going police investigation into claims he paid for rent boys and offered to buy them drugs
  • Tory MP Andrew Bridgen condemns his latest move, saying: ‘Keith Vaz’s guile knows no bounds’

Vaz would have needed fellow Labour MPs to nominate him to the role, showing he still enjoys support in the party despite his fall from grace.

In addition to a possible investigation by police, Mr Vaz will also be the subject of a probe by Parliament’s sleaze watchdog

Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Kathryn Hudson announced she will conduct an official  investigation into Mr Vaz’s conduct and determine whether he breached MP rules.

His committee had conducted investigations into drug use and prostitution.

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Maybe it’s the Corbyn > Derek Sawyer > Islington council > Keith Vaz connection that influences things

 

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Cassandra Cogno ‏ @CassandraCogno

So if Keith Veness is a close friend of Jeremy & a close friend of Sandy (see Facebook) is this why doesn’t feel able to speak up for survivor constituents/whistleblowers?Keith & Valerie have been political mentors to him in many ways since 1971/2 as for Sandy

Keith Veness reminisces about his time as Jeremy Corbyn’s electoral agent – before his wife Valerie became Corbyn’s PA at House of Commons? “MP’s polls ‘minder’ who had defied Russian tanks” (25.11.11)

Corbyn’s friend and former partner, Diane Abbott was in the Civil Service (Home Office) 1976–78, as a race relations officer for the NCCL (1978– 80), in television 1980–85, and finally as a press officer.

She got to know Patricia Hewitt and , the then general secretary; it’s legal officer Harriet Harman and Harma’s husband Jack Dromey.

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-daily-telegraph/20160130/281556584852753

Cilla Black used to go on holiday with Lily Savage aka Paul O’Grady, who worked as a social worker in Lambeth at the time of the paedophile gang and neglect of clients in that Borough. Diane Abbott was Lambeth Borough Council’s press officer/PR person.

http://www.drsallybaker.com/tag/diane-abbott/

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Is it bc Keith Vaz been involved Richmond, Islington, Leicester and scared big focus on Vaz wld shine torch on whole CSA scandal?

 

 With so much unfinished business in terms of & his conduct, it’s imperative & others oppose this. Please.

Shadow Leader of the House is now Valerie Vaz sister of disgraced Keith Vaz

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In June 2015, Valerie was appointed by the Speaker to the Panel of Chairs. Since then Valerie has chaired debates in Westminster Hall and Delegation Legislation

Valerie is an elected member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Executive and then the Finance, Audit and Remuneration Committee (FAR) sub-Committee. She is also the elected vice-chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP).

Valerie chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Epilepsy and is a member of the APPG among others on the British Library, Burma, Classical Music and Yemen.

In Parliament, Valerie has presented two 10 Minute Rule Bills. The Epilepsy and Related Conditions Bill (2010) and the Adoption (Leave, Pay and Allowance Arrangements) Bill. (2011). Valerie has worked with Ministers to successfully include elements of the Bills in the Children and Families Act 2014.

Valerie has published reports on ‘Obesity and Diabetes Programmes in England: Capturing the State of Play’ in 2011, ‘Instruments on Planes’ with the Incorporated Society of Musicians in 2012 and the ‘Use of Higher Rate Numbers by Government Departments’ in 2014.

Valerie visited Burma in 2013 as a member of Mr Speaker’s delegation and met with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the President and members of civil society. In 2015 Valerie was a member of the  UK CPA delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) historic first Women’s Forum in Malta.

She is currently a member of the Law Society, Friend of Walsall New Art Gallery, Kew Gardens, a Member of The National Trust, The Wildlife Trusts and Cadw (Welsh Heritage).

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Keith Vaz promoting his sister Valerie Vaz

3h3 hours ago

Keith Vaz sister Val Shadow job of Leader main role is organising government business in Commons work closely w government’s Chief Whip

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Jeremy Corbyn receiving his award at the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards 2013 held in The Member’s Dining Room, House of Commons, Westminster, London. On the left is Valerie Vaz, Member of Parliament.

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Valerie was a panel member of the Silver Star Open Forum at the House of Commons

Keith Vaz’s sister is also a promoter of his charity Silver Star


Police probe Vaz misconduct claims

11 Sept 2016

Police are examining allegations against the Labour MP Keith Vaz involving potential abuse of office and personal misconduct dating back 25 years.

Four witnesses, including a former lord mayor of Leicester, last week confirmed they had been interviewed by Leicestershire detectives. The inquiries have been going on for at least a year.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/police-probe-vaz-misconduct-claims-rk8p5h6pk

Mooted attempt to oust Keith Vaz at yesterday’s Labour NEC never happened. Instead, I’m told, he got a round of applause as he entered room

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Andrew Bridgen & John Mann  re: Vaz ?


Senior MP accused of child sex abuse: Two MPs report same serving Labour politician to police over sex attacks and corruption claims

  • Labour MP John Mann one of the informants to pass information to police 
  • A fortnight ago a Conservative MP told police about the same politician 
  • Unnamed MP is accused of offering political favours to a brothel owner
  • Also claimed they were arrested for indecency in public place with a minor 

A senior Labour MP has been reported to police by two fellow MPs over claims of child sex abuse, The Mail on Sunday has learned.

One of the informants, Labour MP John Mann, passed details about the prominent individual to officers earlier this year.

Then, a fortnight ago, a Conservative MP went to the same police force armed with information about the same individual, some of which had been provided to him by a former Government Minister.

It is believed to be the first time that a sitting MP has been scrutinised by any of the ongoing police investigations into child abuse, representing a further extension of the ever-widening sphere of historic sex allegations.

Mr Mann handed his information over to an ongoing criminal investigation into another public figure, which included links between that figure and the Labour MP.

The Conservative MP’s allegations about the MP, which date back to the late 1980s, include claims that the MP had been arrested for indecency in a public place with a minor – during which he is said to have assaulted the arresting officers.

It is claimed the MP had performed political favours for the owner of a brothel in his constituency in which men consorted with underage males.

The Conservative MP also made further allegations about drink-driving, assault and corruption involving the Labour MP.

A BBC News team, headed by a journalist who specialises in reporting on sex abuse crimes, is also understood to have had access to the information. The team, which has been granted significant resources by bosses, has already started interviewing potential witnesses about the MP. Director-general Tony Hall has been made aware of the special project.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3166708/Senior-MP-accused-child-sex-abuse-Two-MPs-report-serving-Labour-politician-police-sex-attacks-corruption-claims.html

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Keith Vaz is good friends with The Purdews of Champneys – and the Purdews were good friends with Jimmy Savile.

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Dr Venu, Keith Vaz MP, businessman Stephen Purdew and Michelin chef Sriram Aylur

Stephen Purdew… is certainly close to Keith Vaz, the prominent Labour politician who enjoys being in the company of rich men and is not himself a stranger to allegations of sleaze.

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Keith Vaz, speaker John Bercow and Champneys’ Stephen Purdew

Mr Bercow is regarded as being on warm terms with Mr Vaz.

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John Bercow:

Sarah Westcott, a young journalist at the Press Association, went out with John Bercow a few times in 2000. He was nearly 40 at the time, yet seemed more like a clumsy schoolboy than a middle-aged MP.

‘He was a bit funny with women. One night, I kissed him on the cheek and he was terrified.’

The lack of a girlfriend was becoming a curse, as local associations tended to look favourably on those who were married or at least had a respectable girlfriend to help with fund-raising coffee mornings.

Not wanting to lose out, Bercow came up with a solution: he borrowed other people’s girlfriends or co-opted friends to take along to selection meetings.

One friend was so confused by the fake girlfriends that, to this day, he believes Bercow is gay.

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Lord Tebbit was John Bercow’s hero.

Norman Tebbit admits he heard rumours top Tory was paedophile a decade before truth revealed

Norman Tebbit admitted he had been told Sir Peter Morrison was a paedophile more than a decade before the truth about the notorious Tory was exposed.

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Background on Bercow:

At 18 Bercow became secretary of the Monday Club when it favoured bans on coloured immigration and “properly financed voluntary repatriation”.

Bercow became national chairman of the ultra-right Federation of Conservative Students in 1986, a year after it disgraced itself by indulging in riotous vandalism at Loughborough.

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Anthony Tosswill Courtney

 

It was 2 members of the Monday Club (Commander Anthony Tosswill Courtney, OBE and Sir Henry Victor Alpin MacKinnon Raikes KBE) who gathered the info in the Dickens Dossier)

“…the information was gathered from two former Tory MPs – Sir Victor Raikes and Anthony Courtney.”

Andreas Baader‏ @stop1984

Sir Henry Victor Alpin MacKinnon Raikes, Monday Club Member..

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My Sweet Landlord‏ @MySweetLandlord

I suspect Victor Raikes and Anthony Courtney held office in Monday Club with GK Young, who has mentioned before.

Cassandra Cogno‏ @CassandraCogno

(21.10.15) “The files that are there, I know are valuable to their ongoing investigation.”

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John Mann said that the file was handed to him by the same individual who had provided it to Mr Dickens in the 1980s, after it was compiled by former Tory MPs Sir Victor Raikes and Anthony Courtney – both now dead.

“There were two files that Geoffrey Dickens gave to Leon Brittan in 1984, this is the second file and the person who gave it to Geoffrey Dickens has now given a copy to me,” Mr Mann said.

“Two questions now arise. Firstly, why were the contents of the file not investigated? Secondly, why was the Prime Minister unable to find this file when he instigated the Wanless Review last year?

Mr Mann said the dossier included a list of alleged paedophiles, including “a small number of names which would be recognised by people who follow politics”, but declined to reveal the identities of those named.

“There are also background documents which will be of interest to police now and would have been of interest to police at the time,” he said.

Mr Mann said that he was “confident” that the dossier was genuine and that the person who passed it to him was the same individual who provided it to Mr Dickens and would be willing to speak to police now.

“The files that are there, I know are valuable to their ongoing investigation,” he said. “It may lead to new investigations as well. I would be surprised if it didn’t, but that is a decision for them to make, not me.”

My Sweet Landlord‏ @MySweetLandlord

GK Young dossier is annotated with “authenticated handwriting”. Is it Dickens’? Does it state to be handed to Brittan?

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Anthony Courtney

Colin Forster‏ @colinwforster

Was Courtney in Naval Intelligence? Did he inherit safe seat from a man ruined in a gay sex scandal?

Courtney was chosen to follow Ian Harvey as Conservative candidate for Harrow East in early 1959. Harvey had been forced to resign over a homosexual scandal in which he was found in flagrante delicto with a guardsman in St. James’s Park. Courtney kept the seat in a by-election.

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Sailor in a Russian Frame

INTELLIGENCE IN RECENT PUBLIC LITERATURE

SAILOR IN A RUSSIAN FRAME. By Cdr. Anthony Courtney. (London: Johnson. 1968. 256 pp. 35s.)

“I’m not a Profumo, but …” was the title on the illustrated handbill, with photos to match, which was sent to the British press and the wife and political friends and enemies of retired Royal Navy Commander Anthony Courtney, Conservative Member of Parliament for Harrow East, in August of 1965. Before a year had passed, Courtney had lost his wife, his seat, and most of his business as a result of a KGB political action operation in the heart of London. His book is the story of why the Soviets “framed” him and how he fought back, and almost won. The episode vividly exemplifies how the Soviets employ assiduous data collection and personal provocation in political action.

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A STORY ABOUT THE UNDERPANTS OF A ROYAL NAVY SIGNAL OFFICER WHICH LED TO HIS DOWNFALL AT THE HANDS OF THE KGB

He was Commander Anthony Tosswill COURTNEY OBE RN Rtd, listed rather strangely as a Commander WSR RN in the Navy List, WSR standing for “War Service Rank”

He supported corporal punishment.

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

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The 12-year-old John Bercow appeared on the BBC in Crackerjack in 1975.

Bercow’s father drove minicabs for a living and John Bercow went to Finchley Manorhill comprehensive school in north London.

(A bizarre 50-year feud started when his father, Charlie, and his uncle Samson – Alan Bercow‘s father – fell out over the ownership of the family minicab company in Finchley, North London. The feud between John Bercow’s father, Charlie, and Alan Bercow’s father, Samson, dates back to the 1950s and involved a successful minicab company in Finchley, North London, set up by Charlie.)

Bercow’s paternal grandfather, Jack Bercowitch, was from Romania who worked first as a gas fitter and then as a furrier, and in due course opened a shop.

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Two of his sons, Ralph and Charlie, set up a business called Bercow Motors, in Warren Street in central London, which prospered until the late 1960s, when the council painted yellow lines on the road outside their showroom. Charlie Bercow married Brenda Bailey, a legal secretary and in 1963 she gave birth to their son, John Simon Bercow.

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Mr Bercow first became involved in politics as a teenager while attending a school in the Margaret Thatcher’s Finchley constituency.


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John Bercow and his Monday Club colleagues:

Bercow joined not only the Young Conservatives but the Monday Club, where very soon he was promoting the voluntary repatriation of immigrants.

The Monday Club had various study groups  including:

via WW:

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George Kennedy Young

John Mann said Monday Club member “ George Kennedy Young was ‘key’ to paedophile claims”

Labour MP said GK Young, ex-deputy director of MI6 took part in ‘dubious’ activities

Mann added Mr Young was a ‘manipulator’ who controlled groups of people within which there were paedophile rings in the 1970s or 1980s.

Interesting that Bee Carthew worked closely with Denby, Proctor, Powell, GK Young and … John Tyndall from the NF.

19th January 1984

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Jeremy Corbyn accused Mr Dickens of irresponsible behaviour and demanded  he withdraw the allegation.

Dickens Dossier:

In a Westminster Hall debate, Mr Mann said George Kennedy Young, who died in 1990, had been named in the first line of the document.

He said: ‘This is an original, I have spoken and met and got a copy from the person who personally handed it to Geoffrey Dickens who then personally gave it to Leon Brittan.

‘And what it says is, first line – GK Young heads up a Powellite faction known as Tory Action. GK Young, George Kennedy Young, was deputy director of MI6 in the past, long dead.

‘The allegations are that he manipulated a group of people and that within that there were paedophile rings. And it goes into detail – who it’s alleged were involved and where.

‘I won’t give all the locations because some would be I think sensitive and would potentially identify people – but London is one, Greater Manchester is another, North Yorkshire is a third one.’

Mr Mann said GK Young may be key in finding out what happened to the dossier.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3304214/Ex-deputy-director-MI6-named-MP-key-figure-manipulated-Westminster-VIP-paedophile-ring.html


More on GK Young:

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Monday Club activist, George Kennedy Young, began setting up the Unison Committee for Action with Ross McWhirter

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Sara Morrison, February, 1967 wife of Charles Morrison, MP for Devizes. (Sir Peter Morrison’s brother) and the McWhirters.

Sara  Morrison performed the opening of the print works for the Guinness Book of World Records

Sir Charles Morrison was one of the investors in Proctor’s shirt shop Cottonrose in Richmond.

Sara Morrison’s brother-in-law: Sir Peter Morrison (below right) with Thatcher:

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 A former Bryn Estyn resident said he saw Sir Peter Morrison visit the Welsh care home and drive away with one of the boys.

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Former MP Gyles Brandreth was warned several times that Sir Peter Morrison was a “disgusting pervert”.

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Gyles Brandreth – part of Lord Longford’s porno junket – (which included Jimmy Savile and Cliff Richard)…

 

Chums:

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Foyles Luncheon For Malcolm Muggeridge Who Is With Old Friends Enoch Powell The Bishop Of Durham (David Jenkins) And Lord Longford

28 Sept 2016

Gordon Anglesea trial:

A police commissioner has told a jury that he used to drive a senior officer, Gordon Anglesea, accused of sexually abusing boys to Bry Estyn children’s home.

He used to give Anglesea lifts in a police vehicle when asked. He said: “The only place I recall taking him was to Bryn Estyn children’s home. If he wanted to go to Bryn Estyn he would ask me and I would take him.”

Jones said he would not go into the home with Anglesea but just drop him off and carry on with the other duties that he had. He did not know how or when Anglesea would leave.

“I have no idea. I have no recollection of collecting him,” he said

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EXCLUSIVE — GORDON ANGLESEA: THE FINANCIAL REWARDS OF CHILD ABUSE

INCOMPETENCE BY North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones led to convicted paedophile Gordon Anglesea keeping his police pension.

The Commissioner has acknowledged Anglesea deserved to lose his pension but, in the eight weeks between Anglesea’s conviction and his death, failed to ask the Home Office to revoke it.

Rebecca understands the pension — which is fully-funded from the public purse — is worth up to £25,000 a year.

Jones’ inaction meant that Anglesea was being paid some £500 a week while he was in prison.

Jones has also decided that his widow, Sandra, should receive a widow’s pension  of 50 per cent.

She will receive up to £12,500 a year for the rest of her life.

Rebecca has also discovered the Commissioner did not consult the Home Office over this decision.

We have written to policing minister Brandon Lewis asking him to issue a “forfeiture certificate” under the Police Pensions Regulations 2015.

This would automatically revoke Anglesea’s pension — and prevent his widow from enjoying the proceeds of his child abuse.

https://paddyfrench1.wordpress.com/2017/02/02/exclusive-gordon-anglesea-the-financial-rewards-of-child-abuse/

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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.

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Gerald Howarth MP for Cannock and Burntwood from 1983 to 1992

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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The Freedom Association was founded in 1975 as the National Association for Freedom (NAFF) by the Viscount De L’Isle, Norris McWhirter, Ross McWhirter and John Gouriet. Ross McWhirter had drawn up a fifteen-point Charter of Rights and Liberties before being assassinated by the Provisional IRA in November 1975. NAFF was renamed The Freedom Association in the winter of 1978
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Interesting that the Freedom Association’s William De L’isle is mentioned in relation to Playland (courtesy of ) ‘course, that was around the time Richmond Councillor Edward Leigh was Thatcher’s Private secretary…

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Well spotted Tom. I had wondered if an attentive reader of PLAYLAND would join the dots with people I mentioned in the book: William De’Lisle, Andrew Mitchell, Major John Gouriet who founded the National Association for Freedom, following the IRA assassination of Ross McWhirter.
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Not Andrew Mitchell MP?
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Sorry, my mistake. It was David Mitchel, Andrew’s father.
Sir David Mitchell with Margaret Thatcher

Sir David Mitchell was a minister under Margaret Thatcher who also ran Fleet Street’s gossipy watering hole El Vino

When Heath led the Conservatives to power in 1970, Mitchell became PPS to Sir Keith Joseph, Social Services Secretary.

In January 1981 Mrs Thatcher moved Mitchell to the Northern Ireland Office.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11066354/Sir-David-Mitchell-obituary.html

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John Gouriet, founder of the National Association fro Freedom and author of the document ‘Set the People Free’ (left) and Victor Raikes, former Tory MP and executive member of the Monday Club.

 

PIE member / convicted paedophile Charles Napier – his half-brother John Whittingdale was involved.

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Peter Lilley is among Theresa May’s 9 (2018) new peers. So he wasn’t lying when he ‘boasted’ he was in line for a peerage in the ‘Chinese cash for Brexit sting’

Back to the Monday Club…other members included:

Sir Rhodes Boyson, Sir Peter Bottomley, Neil Hamilton,  Sir James Goldsmith, Victor Montagu, Alan Lennox-Boyd, Derek Laud

Alan Lennox Boyd-prior owner of Henlow Grange (later owned by the Purdews) – “Churchill protege Alan Lennox-Boyd, who married sisters, Guinness heiresses, but enjoyed riotous homosexual adventures behind the scenes. Lennox-Boyd had a distinguished ministerial career in several governments…”

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Alan Lennox Boyd’s son: Mark Lennox-Boyd (above) invested in Proctor’s Cottonrose shirt shop and and was Mrs Thatcher’s private parliamentary secretary.
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DJ Jimmy Savile interviews MP Enoch Powell for Radio 1 programme Speak Easy. The recording took place at the Paris Cinema in London 01-Jan-1971

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Enoch Powell and Jimmy Savile

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Start of the Week radio programme 6 April 1970 with Richard Baker as host

Jimmy Savile, Enoch Powell, Malcom Muggeridge, John Peel, Lord Menuhin, Cardinal Heenan.

Savile asked Cardinal Heenan “How are things with the church now, business-wise, as it were”

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Cliff Richard, Jimmy Savile, Lord Longford, Myra Hindley and the porn report connection

Lord Longford has decided to produce a report on pornography

Amongst those who were included, and who stayed the course, were singer Cliff Richard and Radio One DJ Jimmy Savile, alongside more obvious suspects like Malcolm Muggeridge and the Rt. Revd Ronald Ralph Williams, the Bishop of Leicester.

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Ex-detective felt forced by BBC reporter to reveal Cliff Richard raid, court hears

Matthew Fenwick tells high court he felt he had ‘no option’ but to tell reporter about the search

Apr 16 2018

Matthew Fenwick, who was a detective superintendent with South Yorkshire police, said he believed reporter Dan Johnson would run a story about the investigation into the singer, leaving it “compromised”, unless he was told about the search.

Fenwick said it had been clear Johnson knew the force was investigating an allegation of child sexual abuse against Richard, because he described the singer as a “celebrity paedo” during a meeting.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/16/cliff-richard-damages-case-high-court-bbc-reporter?CMP=share_btn_tw

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Sir Jimmy Savile/Sir John Peel

Special report: A 15-year-old,  Claire McAlpinewho killed herself after leaving a diary naming DJs as abusers. Disturbing questions about John Peel.

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John Peel OBE


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Pupils sexually abused at an elite music school

Marcel Gazelle, the founding music director of the Yehudi Menuhin School in Surrey, sexually abused pupils in the 1960s

“It’s a disgrace really that people’s trust has been abused in such a way.”

The Menuhin School was founded in 1963 by virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin with the help of his friend Gazelle, with whom he performed and recorded prolifically.

Gazelle sexually abused girls in the school’s bedrooms, according to claims.

 

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John Bercow’s admiration for Enoch Powell was unbounded.

Harvey  Proctor was also a devotee of Enoch Powell.


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Harvey Proctor/his solicitor Jonathan Denby (cousin of Barbara Hewson)/ Enoch Powell

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Jonathan Denby’s cousin Barbara Hewson:

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Miss Hewson lives in a £1million home in Islington, North London

Barbara Hewson’s cousin – fugitive solicitor – Jonathan Denby was PPS to Enoch Powell and was Harvey Proctor’s solicitor:


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Slap bang in the middle of the ContraGate affair!

I wonder if Proctor’s solicitor was involved in sanctions-busting as this conviction came slap-bang in ContraGate?

I suspect a man who could be bribed and had dealings with the Iranians during ContraGate would have busted sanctions, too!

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Does Barbara Hewson, cousin of Proctor’s lawyer Jonathan Denby, have a vested interest in conspiraloons’ theories being ditched?

Why did Keith Vaz deny knowing an Iranian (Shahbandeh) who had been living at one of his properties for years?

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The oily Keith Vaz and the Iranian Reza Shahbandeh

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Wonder if Keith Vaz’s mysterious Iranian tenant was familiar with Iran shipping lawyer Jonathan Denby, Proctor’s solicitor?

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Linked to address directly opposite where Bulic Forsyth died. But can’t ascertain dates.

Keith Vaz’s mystery tennant Shahbandeh was also linked to an address opposite where Bulic Forsythe liv

Who killed Bulic – the man who was about to expose the paedophile ring?

ed and was murdered.

Did Stephen Govier by any chance know Bulic Forsythe?


Just wondering whether the Lambeth paedos who took kids on holiday to Snowdonia were involved in the murder of Bulic Forsythe?


Today’s admission by Lambeth means it’s high time to revisit the Bulic Forsythe case and look at what S Govier knows about Lambeth abuse.

not to mention whether PAUL BOATENG is ever going to appear before child abuse enquiry.

Clive Driscoll was REMOVED from a case after naming BARON BOATENG. Driscoll wasn’t the one who had done something wrong…

Lambeth Adventure Playgrounds needs investigation.

Bulic Forsythe was a senior manager in Lambeth’s housing dept. murdered in 1993 possibly to prevent him going public

 

I’m thrilled for Shirly Oaks folks – but why does Mail believe them and not VIP accusers?


Bee Carthew was extremely close to GK Young, recently mentioned in connection with Dickens Dossier given to John Mann.

(Carthew) wrote in great detail to senior politician Enoch Powell and his wife

telling him:  that Harvey Proctor’s London solicitor (Denby) is on the run after forcing policemen to lie on floor at gunpoint was hiding in Home Secretary’s (Leon Brittan) constituency (Richmond) whilst being search for by Crimewatch. Isn’t that weird?

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Interesting to see Young’s strong connections to Iran, just like Denby’s shipping links there.

Accepting a bribe from the Iranian State shipping Line?

I didn’t realise that, like Jonathan Denby, pervert Peter Hayman was heavily involved in shipping! Is there perhaps a link?

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Sir Peter Hayman went to a Hong Kong conference after getting arrested for child porn

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In 1978 a packet containing obscene literature and written material was found on a bus. The subsequent police investigation revealed a correspondence of an obscene nature between Sir Peter Hayman and number of other persons. The papers involved an obsession about the systematic killing by sexual torture of young people and children.

Sir Peter died in 1992 but during his career worked as a diplomat including as High Commissioner to Canada. He also worked for intelligence service MI6.

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Paedophile Sir Peter Hayman and wife – her cousin – Charles Napier – convicted paedophile PIE leader.

Their son Christopher Hayman:

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Seatrade Chairman Hayman: “South America a massive opportunity for the cruise industry

Sir Peter Hayman’s son Christopher worked with Seatrade Publishing and went to the conferences

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Seatrade Pblishing is now Seatrade Cruise Review Publisher: Christopher Hayman

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Arab shipping Seatrade Publications, 1989 Publisher Chirstopher Hayman

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Towards a Shipping Policy for the EEC: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Brussels

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Seatrade 20th Anniversary Study 1970-1990 Contributors Christopher Hayman, Ian Middleton, Seatrade Org
The Seatrade Organisation Ltd., Seatrade House, 42 North Station Road, Colcester
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chmn. Estates House Investment Trust, 1975-77; gov. Internat. Student Trust, 1974 — ; dir. Delta Overseas. 1974 —
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Established the Seatrade Cruise Academy in Oxford and Cambridge
 

When will hacks finally scrutinise Harvey Proctor’s relationship to arms peddler Soames and shipping lawyer Jonathan Denby?

 

Iranian Shipping Line & bribery case against Jonathan Peter Denby

Did Denby ever pay back the ‘bribery’ money from Iranian Shipping? Anyone got access to this?

Looking through newspaper articles between 1976-82, found that Brown&Root built the oil pipelines for BP. Shipping by Intermarine?

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Sir Peter Hayman ran Seatrade Publishing

Arab Shipping 1981: A Seatrade Study Christopher Hayman Seatrade Publications, 1981

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Denby, hired by Proctor re: libel action against the BBC, “was one of London’s leading shipping lawyers.”?

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Worc1 In the runup to 2010 election, Intermarine, a Folkstone company made a very dubious donation to – son of Peter Walker

Worc2 This donation came from Intermarine’s two Texan directors, one of them being Mr Cloyd:

Worc3 Prior to setting up Intermarine, Cloyd was VP of B&R. B&R UK’s VP until 1982 was Vassall friend Raymond Govier

Worc4 Shortly after the ominous donation, both Raymond Govier and brother Jonathan joined Intermarine as directors. Cosy!

Worc5 Raymond Govier was Vassall friend and father of coke addict, criminal and Atkinson flatmate

Worc6 KBR, which merged with B&R, has a long history of corruption and would have expected a ROI for their donation.

Worc7 Intermarine, like Denby, has a long association with Iran, even during trade embargo years

Worc8 Jonathan Denby, lawyer of Harvey Proctor, had business interests just a few streets away from Intermarine.

Worc9 Denby, on the run after holding cops at gunpoint, was also in touble with both Law Society and Iranians as Bee Carthew tells E Powell

Worc10 In fact, Jonathan Peter Denby was involved in a court case with Iranian Republic’s shipping lines. Mmmh!

Worc11 Funnily enough, Denby was also involved in litigation against B&R UK, whose VP was Raymond Govier

Worc12 Oh, and the other donor to back in 2010 was still at it in the 2015 elections:

Worc13 Another club involved in ‘donation laudering’ is the Carlton Club, of which Robin’s daddy Peter was Chairman



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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.

Former fugitive, Jonathan Denby, Harvey Proctor’s solicitor, got off lightly for his crimes and is now running a hotel in the Lake District.

Hotel owner, Jonathan Denby, has replaced the handy Holy Bible in nightstand drawers for  S&M porn  “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

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Councillor John Bercow of Lambeth

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 1986 -1990  : Bercow, age 23 – Conservative councillor in Lambeth

Bercow served as the youngest ever deputy leader of the Tory group in Lambeth.

Lambeth:

Paedo MP cover-up claim: Top cop removed from sex abuse probe after naming politicians as suspects

There’s another reason why Scotland Yard were so keen to close the investigation down.

In November 1997 the South London Press ran a story about a ‘sex chamber’ hidden in the basement of Lambeth Police Station with bedding, a red light, and a manacle. Was Lambeth Police Station being used by the paedophile ring to abuse children and produce child pornography?

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The Lambeth Police Station ‘Sex Chamber’

The Mirror have reported on the cover-up of an investigation of a paedophile ring in Lambeth council children’s homes. It’s suspected that the reason for the cover-up was the involvement of politicians, including at least one MP.

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My Sweet Landlord ‏
 Lambeth District Housing Office is next door to Lambeth Police Station!

Lambeth Child Sexual Abuse Basic Timeline

LAMBETH CHILD ABUSE; HANGED BOY; TOP PEOPLE

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Bercow gave up a political lobbying job with the Tories’ favourite ad agency, Saatchi and Saatchi, to work for Jonathan Aitken, after previously spending a brief period in the City, working as a merchant banker for Hambros.

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

After Aitken was jailed for perjury and perverting the course of justice, and he was forced to resign as a cabinet minister,

Bercow went to work for Virginia Bottomley, by then National Heritage Secretary, moving on at the 1997 election when her career as minister ended and he began his as an MP.

Virginia Bottomley

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The Bottomleys’ links to Lambeth

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Henry Bottomley

Peter Bottomley’s brother Henry was a Lambeth councillor at the same time as John Bercow (1986-90) and Virginia Bottomley worked at Maudsley Hospital (Brixton and Camberwell Child Guidance Units) as psychiatric social worker 1973-84 and was chairman of Lambeth Juvenile Court 1981-84

Henry Bottomley DCMS

July 2011 – now

Statistician – Broadband Delivery UK, Department for Culture Media and Sport

He would have worked with Whittingdale

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The World of Who’s Who of Women 1992/93

Peter Righton –

who abused children with Charles Napier (MP John Whittingdale’s half brother)  and Richard Alston,

was a founder of PIE (Paedophile Information Exchange).

Charles Napier was the treasurer of PIE.

Peter Righton was also one of Britain’s leading child protection specialists when Virginia Bottomley was Health Secretary


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Sir Peter, who is married to the former Conservative Cabinet minister Virginia Bottomley, told Radio Four’s Today programme that people were also now wrongly suggesting that he may have visited the Elm Guest House, in Barnes, south-west London, which is at the centre of some of the current claims.

The Elm Guest House is alleged to have been the scene of paedophile activity and sex parties attended by politicians and other prominent figures in the 1970s and 1980s. Visitors are said to have included the late Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2683533/I-ll-sue-links-untrue-paedophile-claims-says-Tory-grandee-Peter-Bottomley.html

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Cyril Smith with Lord David Steel MP.

Steel put paedophile MP Cyril Smith forward for knighthood ‘even after he was told of abuse allegations’ 

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IICSA Cyril Smith finding:

118. The fact that Cyril Smith’s public standing and professional career were never negatively impacted in any significant way by the suggestion that he was involved in child sexual abuse has given rise to considerable speculation that he was in some way protected by other politicians. We may consider the possibility that Smith was actively supported at the level of national politics, or at the very least, had a blind eye turned towards allegations against him, as part of the Westminster investigation.

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Back to Peter Bottomley’s fellow Monday Club member John Bercow…

Like his friend Keith Vaz, Bercow also married late in life

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Bercow, age 39, married Sally Illman in 2002

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^His good friend, Julian Lewis, the future shadow cabinet member was best man at his wedding.

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Julian Lewis- supporter of Greville Janner’s HET

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John Bercow – supporter of Greville Janner’s HET

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Greville Janner – HET

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Vaz, fundraiser for Willy Bach

 Vaz, fundraiser for Willy Bach, friend of Janner, now Police Commissioner – networks v important in politics

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ASSOCIATES –  JOHN PINNIGER, SIR CHARLES IRVING, DEREK  LAUD, HARVEY PROCTOR…

John Pinniger, Lambeth Councillor at the same time as John Bercow and a fellow member of The Monday Club


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Other Monday Club members – John Remfrey  Pinniger (far left) was a leading activist and political adviser in the right-wing Conservative Monday Club during the early 1980s

Three of the Young Members’ Group at a Club Conference at Chilham Castle, 1980: John R. Pinniger (YMG Chairman), Richard Turnbull, & Gregory Lauder-Frost.

John R Pinniger  –  former Conservative councillor for  Lambeth 1990

He was also a leading activist and political adviser in the right-wing Conservative Monday Club

Pinniger worked closely with the Conservative Member of Parliament Harvey Proctor, who was then Chairman of the Monday Club’s Immigration & Repatriation Committee.

He co-authored papers with Proctor including:

”Immigration, Repatriation, & the Commission for Racial Equality”, by Keith_Harvey_Proctor, M.P., John R. Pinniger, M.A., with a foreword by Sir Ronald Bell, Q.C., M.P., published by the Monday Club, 1981, (P/B).

Pinniger was a director, along with Derek Laud of

LUDGATE LAUD LIMITED

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John Pinniger was a “research assistant” to Harvey Proctor MP and to Sir Charles Irving MP and Pinniger worked at Harrod’s menswear shop in between his parliamentary duties.

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Sir Charles Irving

A respectable father-of-four, he told how as a young man he was plied with booze by MP Charles Irving before the Tory later forced him to have sex in exchange for £30.

 Pinniger also worked for Charles Irving who offered steady ‘stream of advice’ to CHE

In 1975, a Conservative Group for Homosexual Equality (CHE) was formed by party members, led by Peter Walter Campbell, a Professor of Politics at Reading University. Campbell belonged to the Monday Club, a sub-group of ultra-libertarian Conservatives who believe in privatising everything from the prisons to the police. He was a member of the Albany Society which had campaigned for homosexuality to be legalised in 1967, and the very left-wing dominated Campaign for Homosexual Equality. They might have regarded him as an oddity, but he was like many of them in one striking way – he was a paedophile.

The name “Peter Campbell  – Monday Club” is found on this list of clients of the Elm Guesthouse, a boy-brothel. 

The place was closed down in 1988 but before she died, Mrs Kasir gave a list of regular clients to a former child protection officer, Mary Moss, who was investigating allegations made by victims. It was stunning, full of famous names from the world of show-business, M15 and politics. It included numerous MPs, and “Peter Campbell  – Monday Club”.

It could not refer to anyone else. Other Monday Club members on the list were Conservative MPs Charles Irving, Peter Bottomley and Harvey Proctor.
Not only did Peter Campbell use the boy-brothel, but he advertised it in the newsletter of the Conservative Group for Homosexual Equality, which he edited.

The advertisement mentioned that Elm gave a discount to members  of the “Spartacus club”  – an infamous pederast network that fixed up paedophiles with victims to molest while on trips abroad.
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Researchers for NAPAC (the National Association of People Abused in Childhood)  have tracked down a letter Campbell wrote in 1982, at the time of this advertisement, with a handwritten note on it from Peter Campbell to John Rowe, another frequenter of the Elm Guesthouse, saying “I have now inserted the entry about the hotel but can’t find the text about the Dutch adventure   – could you please let me have another copy? – Pete”. The Netherlands was the nearest and most popular destination for the boy-molesting holidays organised by Spartacus Club.  
Campbell could hop on the train at Reading and be in Paddington in forty-five minutes. From there he could take the Central Line Tube or more likely, on his professorial salary, he could afford to take a taxi to Barnes in Richmond. There he would select whatever bewildered, depressed young boy took his fancy, take him to a bedroom or even into the sauna, perform obscene acts on him, check him back in, and then have a drink in the bar before going on to meet friends at the House of Commons, or home to Reading. He was probably a member of the Spartacus club himself, and despite all of that he went on teaching in a British university. This molester of children was paid to teach teenagers aged from 18 upwards.
  Under the leadership of John Major, the CGHE increased in size and strength and by 2010 it had quite simply taken over the party.

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Derek Laud

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Clive Froggatt

When arrested, he claimed he was using the drug as a painkiller for his close friend and Tory MP for Cheltenham Sir Charles Irving, who he said was dying of AIDS

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Clive Froggatt Clive Froggatt, a leading physician in England, and a favorite of prime minister Margaret Thatcher and a very senior government health adviser to both Margaret Thatcher and John Major, was addicted to heroin, allegedly taking up to eight fixes a day.

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this is the doctor who has been a guru to a succession of former Health Secretaries including Ken Clarke,now Chancellor;

Virginia Bottomley, now Heritage chief;

and William Waldegrave  – special advisor to Patrick Rock.

William Waldegrave, the health secretary, giving details of the two enquiries launched in the aftermath of the case, described Beck as evil. He said that the Commons had shown its support for Mr Janner.

Keith Vaz, Labour MP for Leicester East, condemned the ”cowardly attacks” on Mr Janner. Michael Latham, Tory MP for Rutland and Melton, said that Mr Janner had been the target of ”vile allegations and lies”.

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As Beck was sentenced, William Waldegrave, the former health secretary announced two inquiries. One would investigate the selection of staff in Britain’s children’s homes. The other, chaired by Andrew Kirkwood QC which is reporting today, would find out why staff at one of Britain’s biggest social services departments failed to act on warnings which would have lead them to the discovery of a catalogue of abuse. Allegations of physical and sexual abuse were first made in 1980 – seven years after Beck started working as an officer in charge of a children’s home. They continued over the next six years, from children and social workers, and on four different occasions were passed on to police. After one investigation, police charged Beck with assault. However, he was subsequently acquitted after a crown court trial in 1982. Despite these allegations, Beck continued working at The Beeches, Leicester Forest East, where he had been officer in charge since 1978. He had spent the previous five years working at The Poplars – a home in Market Harborough – before moving to Ratcliffe Road children’s home. He eventually resigned in 1986 after he was suspended following an allegation of sexual harassment by a fellow member of staff. However he was given references which enabled him to take jobs with Brent and Hertfordshire social services. He also worked with charities.

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Froggatt also worked on a Tory health service think-tank with MP David Willetts, who was forced to resign for trying to nobble a Commons committee probing sleaze.

Froggatt, an advisor”on heroin movie Eyes Wide Shut starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, publicly claims he is now “clean”.

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When arrested, he claimed he was using the drug as a painkiller for his close friend and Tory MP for Cheltenham Sir Charles Irving, who he said was dying of AIDS

(Cheltenham – GCHQ & GCHQ Freemason Lodge and PIE member Keith Harding area)

Froggatt was brought into the Conservative fold in 1983 by Sir Norman Fowler and quickly became an adviser to the powerful Downing Street policy unit.

He developed a close friendship with Virginia Bottomley and frequently dined at her house.

Froggatt even told friends that he advised her on everything from how she enters a room to how she does her hair.

Ken Clarke once asked him to stand in for him at an Oxford Union health deb

When he had an idea, he rang Tory ministers and they listened.

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    International business and public relations specialising in francophone West Africa, the Balkans and Western Europe

  • Representative of the Guild of Travel and Tourism

  • Member of the Franco-British Society, the Anglo-Belgian Society and the City Swiss Club

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Jonathan Guinness – Monday Club

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Jonathan Guinness (far left) attends an exclusive party to celebrate the completion of ‘Contra Mundum’ or ‘Against The World’, a one of a kind diamond glove created by his daughter Daphne Guinness on June 30, 2011.

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Jonathan Guinness of the Monday Club was from 1970 to 1974. He was also Club Vice-Chairman until late 1990

He was a Leicestershire County Councillor

Frank Beck convicted child sex offender associated with Janner was employed by the Leicestershire County Council as the officer-in-charge of several children’s homes in Leicestershire, between 1973 and 1986.

Greville Janner was MP of Leicester

Another Guinness link: Gerald Ronson/Janner

From Gerald Ronson’s autobiography: Greville Janner is a wonderful man

Gerald Ronson – vice-pres of NSPCC and friend of Greville Janner, is related to the former Home Secretary Leon Brittan and to former Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind.

Gerald Ronson was jailed for a year, and fined £5m, for false accounting, conspiracy and theft in Guinness share-trading fraud

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From prison to the palace: Gerald Ronson, jailed for Guinness scam, picks up CBE

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2149045/From-prison-palace-Gerald-Ronson-jailed-Guiness-scam-picks-CBE.html

an evening at Covent Garden Opera House some years back when three black-tied men strode onto the empty stage after the main performance and launched into a spirited rendering of “A policeman’s lot is not a happy one” to the uproarious laughter of their guests.

The three included the then-serving Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police John Stevens, the former president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and suspected child rapist Lord Janner QC himself, and Gerald Ronson, a billionaire property dealer who was imprisoned for his part in the huge “Guinness” financial fraud in 1991.

What the three men had in common, apart from a love of opera, was they all sat on the advisory committee of a charity called the Community Security Trust, a private investigation agency run out of the British Board of Jewish Deputies and which has been chaired by Gerald Ronson since he left prison.

According to Janner’s own memoir, the ad-hoc Gilbert and Sullivan performance must have taken place after the first police investigation was derailed. There is no suggestion that John Stevens — who has since been ennobled — did anything improper, but it is still strange that the media has not found anything interesting in the head of Scotland Yard’s night at the opera with the suspected child rapist and jailbird billionaire.
http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2015/05/greville-janner-update/

IICSA helpline manned by NSPCC

https://www.iicsa.org.uk/news/procurement-process-to-run-for-inquiry-helpline

Chief Rabbi – is friends with Greville Janner/Prince Charles/Margaret Thatcher etc

Copies of Correspondence between Childline and NSPCC and copies of letters from abused children to Childline were shared with Office of Chief Rabbi

Gerald Ronson – exec of NSPCC

Gerald Ronson & wife Gail are close with chief rabbis the rabbi visits Ronson in jail

THERE is a delicious irony in Gerald Ronson today rubbing shoulders with Britain’s top police chiefs. They’re on first names terms with him and gushing in their praise of the Community Security Trust (CST), the organisation he founded and now chairs.

Yet this is the man who, in 1990, was jailed as one of the major players in arguably the most notorious business fraud trial of the 20th century – the so-called ‘Guinness affair’.

RE: Gerald Ronson: Israel’s Prime Minister (Yitzhak Shamir) desperate to speak to you in prison and police chiefs subsequently accepting invitations to dine with you or a chief rabbi and his successor visiting you inside.

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Janners close with chief rabbis – Janner is related to one of the chief rabbis

Janner involved with Gerald Ronson getting honours

Janner/Ronsons are close with Uri Geller

Ronsons are in the royal family social circle


Prince Andrew is close friends with convicted billionaire paedophile  Jeffrey Epstein

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Gerald and Gail Ronson had several listings in Jeffrey Epstein’s black book – she denies having met him

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Prince Andrew aka “Randy Andy”, friend to convicted paedophile Andrew Epstein was part of the  NSPCC “Crusade” 1999

Sir Rodney Walker, ex-Leicester City chairman

who was a guiding light of the NSPCC’s Full Stop campaign, bought Jimmy Savile’s Scarborough apartment to use as a holiday home for his family

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Gail Ronson involved with numerous charities involving children eg Norwood –


Sarah Ferguson also connected to Norwood charity and Sarah Ferguson accepted 15k from Jeffrey Epstein – payment for ….?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2897086/Cash-strapped-Fergie-took-15-000-paedophile-billionaire-centre-claims-Prince-Andrew-slept-age-sex-slave.html

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Jonathan Guinness was a long-standing and early member of the Conservative Monday Club, serving on several of its committees. He was a member of the Club’s Executive Council in 1971, when he became Chairman of their ‘Action Fund’, and elected National Chairman on 5 June 1972

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Jonathan Guinness

Guinness’ mother was Diana Mitford (Nazi links).  She married Bryan Guinness first  and then Sir Oswald Mosley.

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

While Mitford was married to Bryan Guinness, they lived in Germany for a short time before moving to England. Mitford’s children had to be tutored privately in England because they weren’t accepted into any local schools. Mitford was also a distant relative of Winston Churchill, and was briefly imprisoned during the war because she was considered a threat to national security.

Jonathan Guinness is the elder of the two sons of Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne and his first wife Diana Mitford (later Lady Mosley).

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Lady Diana Mosley (1910-2003) was one of the daughters of Lord Redesdale, and had the reputation of being the most beautiful and dazzling of the ‘Mitford girls’. She married the heir to the Guinness company, Brian (later Lord Moyne), at the age of 18, but subsequently left him and then married the British fascist, Oswald Mosley. She was introduced to Hitler by her sister, Unity, and maintained a life-long admiration for him and his political beliefs.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/releases/2003/november14/mosley.htm

Unity Mitford was even once called 'a perfect specimen of Aryan womanhood' by the Fuhrer himself

Unity Mitford, according to a startling new biography of the aristocrat’s daughter who scandalised Thirties Britain by becoming a member of Adolf Hitler’s most intimate circle.

these Nazi-themed orgies were devised by Unity and carried out with Hitler’s connivance

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

Jonathan Guinness’ aunt, Debo Mitford, was friends with Jimmy Savile and Prince Charles.

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The Guinness family seems to have had many points of contact with abuse circles.

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Debo and Prince Charles

From Jimmy Savile’s 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’.


Provenance: From the estate of Sir Jimmy Savile. OBE, KThe eldest of John Morrison’s sons, James , married Sophia Cavendish, daugher of the youngest of the Mitford sisters, Deborah.

Deborah Mitford is also known as DEBO.CSG, LLD (1926-2011)

Diana Mosley, unrepentantly Nazi

She married Mosley in a civil ceremony in Joseph Goebbels’s drawing room in Berlin in 1936, the only guests (besides the witnesses) were Hitler and Goebbels himself.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/personal-view/3595037/Diana-Mosley-unrepentantly-Nazi-and-effortlessly-charming.html

Tom Watson given £500k in donations by Max Mosley in past year

Register of MPs’ interests shows that former Formula One boss gave money to support Watson’s office as deputy leader and shadow culture secretary

“I’m proud to call Max Mosley a friend and I’m delighted he has made a financial contribution to Labour,” Watson said. “

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/feb/22/tom-watson-given-500k-in-donations-by-max-mosley-in-past-year

Prostitute in Max Mosley ‘Nazi’ dungeon orgy was wife of MI5 officer

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An MI5 agent has been forced to resign after it was revealed his wife took part in a Nazi-style sex orgy with Formula One boss Max Mosley

The wife of an MI5 agent was one of the five prostitutes who took part in a ‘Nazi- style’ orgy with motor racing chief Max Mosley.

It left MI5 facing questions last night over whether one of its officers had helped set up the sting which saw a lurid five-hour video of the sado-masochistic sex session sold to a newspaper.

The agent was forced to resign when the activities of his 38-year-old wife – who used the name Mistress Abi – were revealed.

Security sources dismissed any suggestion that the surveillance officer was involved in the secret filming in a ‘torture dungeon’ at a £2million flat in Chelsea and insisted he was unaware of it until after the story appeared in the newspapers.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/prostitute-in-max-mosley-nazi-dungeon-orgy-was-wife-of-mi5-officer-6677503.html

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

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

Funeral of the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (R) walk alongside the The Duke of Devonshire (L) following the funeral of Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

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The Duke of Devonshire (front, centre) chairman of the Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation, at the Savoy Hotel in London when he was joined by 11 men from all walks of life, who were honoured at the “Men of the Year” luncheon. Back Row (l-r): Staff Sgt John Rodgers, Det Insp Henry Dowswell, Brendan Foster, Jimmy Savile, Coxswain John Petit, Dr Colin Blakemore and Norman Croucher. Front Row (l-r): Lt Glen Tilsley, Sgt Murtach McVeigh, duke of Devonshire, Chief Insp John Purnell, Fl Lt David Cysten.


John Granville Morrison, 1st Baron Margadale

John Morrison’s grandson, Alastair John Morrison, 3rd Baron Margadale DL,

Alastair Morrison married Lady Sophia Cavendish, daughter of Andrew Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire and  Deborah Mitford

The Mitford sisters were heavily influenced/influencing of Oswald Mosley, who may have been the influence for the political stance of THE MONDAY CLUB.


Sir Charles Morrison was the brother of Peter Morrison, who became MP for Chester

From Jimmy Savile’s 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)

 

more on the Cavendish, Morrison, Mitford families

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/26/lord-margadale-issues-apology-after-21-year-old-daughter-throws/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3807735/Aristocrat-s-daughter-sparks-fury-raucous-21st-birthday-party-grounds-family-s-9-000-acre-estate-keeps-villagers-night.html

Unity Mitford:

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

2016 – Sir Peter Morrison’s sister Dame Mary Morrison

His sister, Dame Mary Morrison, has been a Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II since 1960 

Sir Charles Morrison (1932–2005) sat as Conservative MP for Devizes from 1964 until 1992.

Sir Charles Morrison was one of the investors in Proctor’s shirt shop Cottonrose in Richmond. MP Harvey Proctor,Tory MP for Basildon 1979-1983 and Billericay 1983-1987, was forced to resign following his activities involving a rent boy/spanking.

Sara Morrison, Charles Morrison’s wife has been described as Edward Heath’s friend and important political confidante and she was with him when he died.

The daughter of Viscount Lang and the Duchess of Marlborough, Sara Morrison was a director of the influential program, Fourth Channel TV, and one of the principal organizers of the Conservative Party, said to be a close confidante of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

The Morrison family

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The third son of John Granville Morrison, 1st Baron Margadale, was Sir Peter Morrison (1944 –1995), was Conservative MP for Chester from 1974 to 1992 and died aged 51 in 1995.

He was Margaret Thatcher’s parliamentary private secretary and deputy chairman of the Conservative Party.

In October 2012 it was alleged that evidence has been seen that linked Peter Morrison to the North Wales children’s homes case, in which up to 650 children in 40 homes were sexually, physically and emotionally abused over a 20 year period.

It has also been alleged that Sir Peter was protected …and that his behaviour was covered up by senior party members and the media.

Morrison is now named in connection with a fresh inquiry into these allegations, which could also implicate the late DJ and TV presenter Jimmy Savile.

John Morrison’s daughter, Dame Mary Morrison, was a Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II for forty years.  She has been described as one of the queen’s closest confidantes.

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2016 – Bercow is accused of a cover-up re: Keith Vaz

John Bercow is accused of a ‘cover up’ after a Tory MP called for Keith Vaz’s suspension ONE YEAR before rent boy claims surfaced

‘These events had all the hallmarks of an establishment cover-up.’

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  • Andrew Bridgen wrote to John Bercow to ensure Keith Vaz was suspended
  • He didn’t want Vaz to be chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee 
  • But the Speaker refused and Mr Bridgen believes it was a ‘cover up’

Three weeks after Mr Bercow sent his letter, he was pictured with Mr Vaz in the directors’ box of Leicester City Football Club.

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a letter from John Bercow, the Speaker, warning Andrew Bridgen MP it would be “inappropriate” to raise allegations against Vaz in the Commons.

When Mr Vaz appeared in the Commons last Monday, the day after the scandal broke, he was called to speak twice by Mr Bercow in the chamber.

The following day Mr Bercow was seen giving Mr Vaz a pat on the back and leaning over to squeeze his wrist during a conversation in the Commons.

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Tory MP Andrew Bridgen claims Keith Vaz was already being investigated by police

Tory MP was stopped from making allegations about MP a year ago

10 Sep 2016

Andrew Bridgen was told not to use Parliamentary privilege to raise the matter in a Commons debate 

“To the casual ­observer these events had all the hallmarks of an establishment cover-up.

Andrew Bridgen, Tory MP for North West Leicestershire – 15 miles from Mr Vaz’s Leicester East constituency – wrote to the Speaker on September 3 last year.

Mr Bridgen said that should the ­allegations be substantiated then Labour’s Mr Vaz should be suspended as chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee.

Five days later Mr Bercow replied that he had no power to remove a select ­committee chair and warned Mr Bridgen not to use Parliamentary privilege to raise the matter in a Commons debate.

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John Bercow, with his wife Sally, opened the new Silver Star centre with Keith Vaz

12 Apr 2013

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Bercow launched the charity offices used by Daniel Dragusin, Vaz aide’s charity

Dan Dragusin who paid for Keith Vaz’s alleged sex party had ties to a network of parliamentarians.

The charity offices used by Daniel Dragusin, who gave £150 to two rent boys who visited the Labour grandee in his flat, were opened by John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons.

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Vaz’s charity chief, Dan Dragusin

gave £2,500 to Commons Speaker Bercow

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At the request of the diabetes charity Silver Star, Mr Speaker John Bercow lit up the Elizabeth Tower, blue.

^ Wonder if Bercow charged for that? *innocent face*


As ever, the dots are all there – just need to be joined together. Start with the Bercow / McAlpine saga.

http://aangirfan.blogspot.com/2012/11/lord-mcalpine-innocent-others-are-not.html


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On 24 May 2013, the High Court of Justice ruled that her tweet, “Why is Lord McAlpine trending? *innocent face*”, was libelous. The two parties agreed to a settlement, and McAlpine donated the damages awarded to Children in Need.

In 2013, it was revealed McAlpine had owned the artwork of convicted paedophile Graham Ovenden – artwork that depicted naked children.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2013/apr/02/graham-ovenden-artist-1970s-decadence

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Lord McAlpine denies North Wales child abuse claims

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Lord McAlpine and wife Athena Malpas attend the book launch party of Tom Parker Bowles- Camilla’s son – Cosy


Timing…

The Vaz saga is unfolding just as the Gordon Anglesea trial gets underway:

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It all comes at the same time as Gordon Anglesea jury is sworn in at Mold – and Anglesea and Bryn go to the heart of much of this – and the westmonster links…


In December 1991 — eight months after Anglesea retired from the North Wales Police — the Independent On Sunday wrote about the police investigation into allegations of child abuse at the Bryn Estyn children’s home in North Wales.

The front page article stated:

“According to former residents of Bryn Estyn, Gordon Anglesea, a former senior North Wales police officer, was a regular visitor there.”

“He recently retired suddenly without explanation.”

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The Jillings report, North Wales VIP child-abuse, William Hague, Leon Brittan, Ian Greer, Westminster Council, Operation Pallial and the Dolphin Square connection

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“Photographs of men abusing boys in the North Wales paedophile scandal were deliberately destroyed by the authorities. Sian Griffiths worked for Clwyd Council in the inquiry office on the 1994 Jillings and six years later on the Waterhouse inquiry which looked into the systematic abuse at the children’s homes.

Labour MP Ann Clwyd today revealed she had read the 1994 report by John Jillings into the abuse before it was pulped and called for it to be published.

She said: “It shows rape and torture… the effects on those young boys cannot be underestimated.”

The report was trashed on the insistence of Clwyd Council’s insurers, who feared a wave of writs from victims.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/north-wales-paedophile-scandal-photographic-1426356

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 Reminder > stifled 1996 paedophile report, says ‘victim’

WilliamJHague closed down the N Wales investigations & the stench of that corrupt injustice still hangs over Westminster

Hague faces cover-up row over Thatcher ally’s link to care home abuse scandal: Former foreign secretary said to have been made aware of Sir Peter Morrison’s connections while working as Welsh secretary

  • Hague expected to be criticised in new report on Wales care home scandal
  • As many as 650 children were raped or assaulted in the 70s and 80s
  • Then-Welsh Secretary Hague ordered an inquiry into the abuse in 1996
  • New Whitehall inquiry expected to accuse Welsh office of mishandling it

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Victims tell of horror inside North Wales care home where gang rape, strip searches and vicious canings were a way of life… and Jimmy Savile was a regular visitor

  • Victim Keith Gregory claims he knows 12 or 13 people who have killed themselves because of events that happened at Bryn Estyn in 70s and 80s

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Operation Pallial was set up in response to allegations regarding Tory peer Lord McAlpine – that he had abused children in North Wales care homes.

RETIRED NORTH Wales Police superintendent Gordon Anglesea was arrested on suspicion of historic physical and sexual assaults against children in December 2013

Anglesea was detained at his Colwyn Bay home in December by officers of the National Crime Agency.

Anglesea was the 18th person to be arrested as part of Operation Pallial, based at North Wales Police headquarters.

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Gordon Anglesea

Freemasonry

Anglesea was questioned also about his connection with freemasonry because of an underlying suggestion that there had been a “cover up” in his case. He disclosed that he had become a full member of Berwyn Lodge in Wrexham, in 1982, after being a probationer in a lodge at Colwyn Bay from about 1976.

He had then transferred to a new Wrexham lodge, Pegasus Lodge, in 1984 because it offered an opportunity for swifter advance in freemasonry.

He was aware now from records that one member of the staff at Bryn Estyn had become a member of Berwyn Lodge in April 1984. He had remained a member of the Pegasus Lodge since despite a directive from the Chief Constable of the North Wales Police, David Owen, in September 1984.

http://brynalynvictims.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/north-wellian-chief-superintendent.html

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A former police chief visited a house where youngsters were plied with drink before men “picked a boy they wanted”, a court has heard.

Boys were abused there, in a caravan or taken to the pub, jurors were told.

The witness described the house as a “centre of paedophile activity”

He said the property in Brymbo, Wrexham, was used by a paedophile ring.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-37472576

Commissioner Arfon Jones took ex-superintendent to children’s home in a squad car court hears

Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones gave evidence at the trial of Gordon Anglesea

Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones gave evidence at the trial of Gordon Anglesea

The North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones would drive Gordon Anglesea to Bryn Estyn children’s home when he was a young police constable.

Mr Jones, who retired from the force as an inspector in 2008, said he knew Anglesea professionally in 1982.

He was a constable at the time while Anglesea was an inspector in charge of Bromfield on the outskirts of Wrexham.

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Gordon Anglesea trial: police officer was driven to children’s home, court told

28 Sept 2016

A police commissioner has told a jury that he used to drive a senior officer accused of sexually abusing boys to a children’s home.

Arfon Jones, the police and crime commissioner for north Wales, said he drove Gordon Anglesea to the Bryn Estyn children’s home in Wrexham.

Jones said he would not go into the home with Anglesea but just drop him off and carry on with the other duties that he had. He did not know how or when Anglesea would leave.

“I have no idea. I have no recollection of collecting him,” he said.

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North Wellian Chief Superintendent Gordon Anglesea

http://brynalynvictims.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/north-wellian-chief-superintendent.html?spref=tw

Abuse charge ex-policeman Gordon Anglesea ‘lied under oath’

10 Oct 2016

A former police superintendent accused of historical sexual abuse has been accused of deliberately lying on oath.

Mold Crown Court heard Gordon Anglesea was trying to “wriggle out” of the fact he “said two vastly different things” during a High Court libel action in 1994, and the current trial.

Last week, during questioning by his own barrister, Mr Anglesea told the court he visited a shower area of a Home Office attendance centre he used to run “once or twice”.

Cross-examining Mr Anglesea on Monday, Eleanor Laws QC, referred to evidence he gave in the 1994 libel case, which resulted in Mr Anglesea being awarded nearly £400,000 in damages.

In 1994, under oath, he was asked: “Did you stand in the showers watching the boys regularly?”

He had answered: “I went to the showers on every occasion the attendance centre was open.”

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In 1989 Anglesea was a founder member of the town’s Rotary Club, serving as its president until 1991. He was also a Freemason.

Previously he had been a lay preacher for the Old Colwyn Methodist Church and had at one time and another served as a school governor for St David’s High in Wrexham and Eirias High in Colwyn Bay.

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Gordon Anglesea Freemason Pegasus Lodge No 9124

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Witness in Gordon Anglesea sex abuse trial says his claims were ‘brushed aside by Police’

The witness, who is not a complainant, said a stall holder he worked for at the local market would take boys to the former Crest Hotel in Wrexham where they would be abused.

The man said he went to the local police station but the officer he spoke to would not take the details because Anglesea was “a chief inspector or something like that”.

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Jury in trial of ex-police chief Gordon Anglesea sworn in

5 Sep 2016

At Mold Crown Court a jury panel of 40 was first brought to court and members were told that the trial was listed for six weeks, although Judge Geraint Walters said that he expected it would take less than that.

Ex-police chief Gordon Anglesea ‘threatened abused boy’

14 Sept 2016

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-37361745

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Gordon Anglesea – friends Errol and Polly Edwards put his name forward to be guests of honour at St David’s Day dinner in Kuala Lumpur.

St David’s Society – one of the smallest Expat societies in Malaysia. The St David’s Society get together regularly for social events. Events include meeting up at various restaurants and bars for a social drink, following Welsh Sporting Events live, race days, wine & cheese tastings, to ultimately celebrating the St David’s Celebration as close to March 1st as possible with our friend Tony Warren (The Ultimate Tom Jones Malaysian tribute act).

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Gordon Anglesea: Former police chief guilty of child sex abuse

Oct 21 2016

During the trial, Anglesea was questioned about links to other paedophiles, including Gary Cooke, who is currently serving 14 years in prison, and Peter Howarth, former deputy head of the Bryn Estyn children’s home, who died in prison in 1997.

In 1994, Anglesea was awarded £375,000 in libel damages after media organisations ran stories about his links to abuse at children’s homes in north Wales.

One report, published in 1991, detailed how Bryn Estyn residents claimed he was a regular visitor to the home.

He was granted bail until his sentencing hearing, which will take place 4TH NOVEMBER 2016

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Why was paedophile ex-cop Gordon Anglesea allowed to leave Mold Crown Court in secret?

Oct 21 2016

Anglesea was granted bail until his sentencing on November 4 – but left the court by a back exit rather than through the front doors as is usually the case.

Asked why Anglesea was given special treatment, Mold Crown Court did not respond.

However, a source at the Ministry of Justice said the decision would have been taken by the court as well as the police.

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Gordon Anglesea dies

Dec 15 2015

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“Dead Men don’t tell tales”

He was about to appeal – which probably meant more info – blame game name names…….. couldn’t be allowed to happen.


Freemasons delete webpage on paedophile Gordon Anglesea’s libel judge:

Convicted paedophile, police superintendent and freemason Gordon Anglesea is dead.

in 1994, Anglesea was famously awarded £375,000 in libel damages against four media organisations who presciently linked Anglesea to allegations of child abuse by suggesting he had been a regular visitor to the infamous Bryn Estyn children’s home in North Wales.

But the libel judge – Sir Maurice Drake – gave a monstrously biased summing up in favour of Anglesea, inwhich he said:

“Experience in the courts shows that where men and women, boys and girls make complaints of sexual assault they do sometimes make up stories, either completely or exaggerate some incident out of all proportion so that it no longer bears any relationship to the truth.

“And of course a complaint that someone has sexually assaulted you is comparatively easy to make up and difficult to rebut. It is the nature of a sexual complaint that no one else is likely to have seen it.”

It turned out – unsurprisingly – that Justice Drake was, like Anglesea, a freemason.

Which is probably why the Provincial Grand Chapter of Hertfordshire has deleted all references to him being a member:

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Which is a bit strange. because until recently, the Chapter even had a page eulogising Drake as one of their leading members:

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The page has been deleted – although an archived version can still be seen, at least for the time being.

Perhaps there should be an investigation made into connections between VIP child abuse and the freemasons.

If investigators could be found who were guaranteed to be free of connections to the Freemasons themselves that is.

A tall order in the UK.

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Dr Julian Lewis MP supported Police chief Gordon Anglesea

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How many lies told by Peadophile Police Superintendent Gordon Anglesea by Scallywag’s Simon Regan

This was written by Scallywags Editor Simon Regan about the libel trial of Superintendent  Gordon Anglesea  and  George Carman, QC

http://google-law.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/how-many-lies-told-by-peadophile-police.html

George Carman, QCfriend and mentor to Judge Richard Henriques  – who was chosen to conduct review into VIP sex abuse investigations.

What does yesterday’s Anglesea verdict say about the Waterhouse report? Was it a credible overview? Was it ever designed to find the truth?

EXCLUSIVE: GORDON ANGLESEA — NEW REVELATIONS

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Rebecca believes the Macur Review contains more redacted material about Gordon Anglesea.

We asked the Ministry of Justice for a copy of the report with all redacted references to the retired superintendent removed.

A spokesman told us they would not do so — even though the Anglesea trial is now over.

Rebecca will take this matter up with MPs in the House of Commons.

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IN ANOTHER dramatic development, North Wales Police have confirmed an investigation is under way into an alleged cover-up in the Anglesea case.

https://paddyfrench1.wordpress.com/2016/10/21/exclusive-gordon-anglesea-new-revelations/

Defending barrister Tania Griffiths QC said that those who told “whopping great lies” knew how to tell them and branded the allegations against her client “ arrant nonsense”.

Anglesea’s QC Tania Griffiths –

– single foster parent to traumatised children

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Article from 2007

Woman QC leads the way at the office and home; LEGAL WEEK.
LIVERPOOL’S only woman QC has taken the challenge of juggling home and work commitments to a new level.

Family, criminal and personal injury law specialist, Tania Griffiths, has a well-earned reputation as the city’s “tripping queen”, having spent 15 years defending the council against accident claims.

Last night she revealed her parallel life as a single mum to numerous foster children, many who suffered trauma and abuse at the hands of their natural parents, and some of whom she has adopted.

Last night, Ms Griffiths, 47, from Southport, told how she managed to balance a pioneering career with raising an often troublesome family alone.

Last autumn she became only the third female barrister in Liverpool to serve as a Queens Counsel, following in the footsteps of Rose Heilbron, who took silk in the 1960s, and now Judge Margaret de Haas.

Ms Griffiths has often forged new ground in the region’s legal world, becoming the first woman to be accepted to Liverpool’s biggest set, at Exchange Chambers, in 1982.

The daughter of a car painter and a nurse, former Christ the King Comprehensive pupil Ms Griffiths originally wanted to join the police, but changed her mind after starting a law degree at Liverpool Polytechnic.

Ms Griffiths says her title will allow her to pursue more high-profile criminal and family cases in Merseyside, while spending as much time as possible at home in Birkdale, where she lives with her adopted children next door to her father.

“I always wanted to have a family, and I was single, so at the age of 30 there was no man, and I thought if I don’t get a move on I’m never going to get my family,” she said.

I’ve never regarded myself as a role model

https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Woman+QC+leads+the+way+at+the+office+and+home%3B+LEGAL+WEEK.-a0159211619

Previous cases:

Police ‘witch hunt’ criticised as former school master is cleared of abuse

Mr Roderick Ryall’s barrister, Tania Griffiths QC, said the complainants had used knowledge of sex offence convictions from 1988 to “jump on a bandwagon” to win compensation.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/police-witch-hunt-criticised-as-former-school-master-is-cleared-of-abuse-2088847.html

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Peter Steen, 75, who had denied all 11 charges against him, walked free from court as solicitor blasts the Operation Pallial investigation

Speaking on behalf of Mr Steen, of Heol y Wal, Bradley, Wrexham, his solicitor Chris Saltrese said there had been a grave miscarriage of justice and blasted the Operation Pallial investigation, which was set up to investigate historic allegations of child abuse in the North Wales care system.

“There has been a damning indictment here, and not of my client, but of the National Crime Agency’s Operation Pallial which was hastily set up by the Prime Minister in November 2012 at the height of the Jimmy Savile hysteria.”

He added: “A grave miscarriage of justice was avoided in Mr Steen’s case only by the even-handedness of the judge, the good sense of the jury and the great skill and determination of defence counsel Miss Tania Griffiths QC. My thanks to them all.
http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/wrexham-man-found-not-guilty-10605057

Teacher fails in unique High Court bid to have ‘fanciful’ rape claims struck from record

Mr Pinnington’s lawyer, Tania Griffiths QC, told the High Court that one of alleged victims ‘could not stop telling lies’ and claimed he made the complaint simply to ‘get attention’.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1040209/Teacher-fails-unique-High-Court-bid-fanciful-rape-claims-struck-record.html

Acquittal on all charges in historic abuse case
A number of high profile defendants are currently facing charges and trial on allegations of historic sexual abuse. Senior Morgan Rose lawyer, Gary Lesin-Davis, instructing Tania Griffiths QC, secured acquittals on all counts, in January, for a client in a case at Liverpool Crown Court involving numerous serious allegations dating back to the 1970’s and 1980’s. The case required painstaking research into handwritten documentation and the advancing of complex legal argument to obtain the permission of the Judge to allow cross-examination upon their content. The client, a father and businessman of impeccable character and reputation, whose business required him to frequently travel to the US and Asia, faced the loss of his good character, livelihood and liberty and his acquittal now allows his reputation to remain untarnished.

http://www.morgan-rose.com/acquittal-on-all-charges-in-historic-abuse-case
Orthodox Jew jailed for sexually assaulting girl makes audacious attempt to be released early so he can attend his son’s Bar Mitzvah

Tania Griffiths, QC, representing Levy, said: ‘His son is about to reach Bar Mitzvah age.

‘This is such an important milestone. He really needs to be out for that.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2567716/Orthodox-Jew-jailed-sexually-assaulting-girl-makes-audacious-attempt-released-early-attend-sons-bar-Mitzvah.html#ixzz4NXdA4HHe

More cases of hers here

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Defending local authority in claims that the LA failed to intervene quickly enough in removing children from abusive households. Involved significant research of voluminous SSD records in relation to issues as to when the LA should have acted and the likely consequences for the claimant if action had been taken earlier. Issues as to whether disabilities in the children have been due to nature or nurture and as to future needs.

http://exchange.arrivaldesign.co.uk/barristers/tania-griffiths/cv/personal-injury-clinical-negligence

 


Macur Review

The Macur Review is an independent review, chaired by Lady Justice Macur, DBE. It’s a review of Sir Ronald Waterhouse’s inquiry into the abuse of children in care in the former Gwynedd and Clwyd council areas of North Wales between 1974 and 1996.

The Government have redacted, as we have heard, huge swathes of the Macur review, removing in particular the names of individuals who have been the subject of speculation and who have national recognition.

For example, the name Peter Morrison has been redacted from the report, but puzzlingly, other names—Greville Janner, Lord Gareth Williams—have not.

Mr David Jones (Clwyd West) (Con): If I may correct the hon. Gentleman, Peter Morrison’s name does appear in the body of the report. It is important that the hon. Gentleman clarifies that, because it is not redacted.

Ian C. Lucas: It appears in one part of the report, but it is also redacted in other parts of it. His name appears in the introduction, I believe, but in the part that relates to establishment figures, his name is redacted.

Mr David Jones: The point I was seeking to make is that his name is not wholly redacted, and since the hon. Gentleman is making a speech that covers very important matters, it is necessary to clarify that point.

Ian C. Lucas: I am grateful for that clarification, but in the chapter that relates to establishment figures, the two names that I referred to are not redacted, whereas Peter Morrison’s name is. It is very difficult to deduce a line of principle to see why someone made that decision. I think we need to have that information

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmhansrd/cm160322/halltext/160322h0002.htm

ANGLESEA connects to JOHN ALLEN who connects to MICHAEL JOHN CAROLL of #islington #lambeth and PAUL BOATENG MP @ShirleyOaksSA


Back to Vaz – his friends and “charity colleagues”…


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^ Purdew, Bercow and Vaz


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Keith Vaz and old friend Stephen Purdew of Champneys:

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The silken-voiced Vaz and the rougher-sounding Purdew, who is worth in the region of £50 million, are old pals.

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Cambridge-educated Vaz says their friendship goes back 20 years, and, indeed, it appears to have started after Purdew’s company took over Springs Hydro in Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire (Vaz is the MP for Leicester East).

It was soon publicised that Vaz was among those patronising the gymnasium. Vaz’s daughter Anjali was a bridesmaid when Purdew, 52, married blonde former model Isabele Cave, 30.

Purdew’s son by an earlier relationship, Robert, 19 — who recently did 10 days work experience in Vaz’s office — was best man.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2016259/Sir-Paul-Stephenson-Champneys-Stephen-Purdew-friends-high-places.html

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strong links between Stephen Purdew, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Paul Stephenson, Keith Vaz MP and News of the World executive Neil Wallis, who was involved in the phone hacking scandal.

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Sir Paul Stephenson, Neils Wallis and Rebekah Brooks

Keith Vaz, MP, chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, who grilled the Metropolitan Police Commissioner is a long time friend of Stephen Purdew and Godfather to his son. 

Neil Wallis was PR to Champneys and also spin doctor to Sir Paul Stephenson.

Stephen Purdew’s wedding

Stephen Purdew’s wedding – guests included  former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie Brooks and Piers Morgan

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and Sir Jimmy Savile