July 4th, 2014

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Elm House- A Progress Report

In 1983 Tory MP Geoffrey Dickens presented Home Secretary Leon Brittan with a dossier on the involvement of a number of Westminster politicians in organised child abuse.  Brittan said he'd have his people look into it and...

Well, no-one knows quite what happened next but the dossier is now lost. One could speculate, but then the libel laws would kick in.  Simon Danziuck MP- who has written a book about Cyril Smith (one of the perps- and one we can talk about because he's dead) is pushing for full disclosure and there's growing pressure for a public enquiry, though Nick Clegg- who is a protege of Brittan's- says he can't see why...