‘Margaret Thatcher was told about alleged sex parties with under-age boys held by one of her closest aides claims her former personal bodyguard.
Barry Strevens, who worked as the prime minister’s personal bodyguard, said that he passed on allegations about her confidant Sir Peter Morrison.
The former senior police officer said that Lady Thatcher appointed Sir Peter deputy party chairman of the Conservatives despite learning of the rumours.’
‘The British government plans to strictly control the release of ‘establishment’ paedophile revelations over a period of decades in order to avoid mass civil unrest, according to a Westminster source.
It is further claimed that many cases will never be disclosed due to the severity of the offences that took place, and also the high profile status of those involved.
Even politicians such as Simon Danczuk and Tom Watson, who have pushed for transparency, are all too aware of the dangers that mass disclosure may bring.’
‘The paedophile dossier handed to former Home Secretary Leon Brittan named two high-ranking colleagues in Margaret Thatcher’s cabinet, it has been claimed.
The file said to have named Sir Keith Joseph and Sir Rhodes Boyson amid warnings of an active child abuse network in Westminster sparked an internal Home Office inquiry.
The probe was not officially revealed nor the findings made public.’
‘There was a cover-up to protect politicians’ reputations following allegations of abuse at a children’s home, it has been claimed.
Nigel Goldie, former assistant director of social services at Lambeth Council, said it appeared “high level decisions” were made not to explore allegations against public figures.
Mr Goldie told the BBC: “People were protecting one another.”‘
‘The trial of a suspected paedophile collapsed after a senior judge was accused of “falling asleep” as one of the alleged victims gave evidence.
Recorder Philip Cattan, who is described on the St Johns Buildings Barrister Chambers website as “one the most senior experienced and respected criminal practitioners on the Northern Circuit”, was allegedly seen “nodding off” at Manchester Crown Court as the under-age victim answered questions about her alleged sexual abuse via video link.
Believing that the judge could have missed a vital piece of evidence while asleep, barristers from both sides raised a “point of law”, had the trial adjourned and confronted the judge about his behaviour.’
‘A surge in the number of alleged rapes and sexual assaults against children is stretching the Metropolitan Police to its limits, a London Assembly report found.
Over the last five years there were 583 allegations of child rape and 1,803 allegations of sexual assault – a spike of 34 percent. In the last year alone allegations of these serious offenses rose by well over 10 percent.
This comes in the wake of multiple high profile exposures and convictions of celebrity sex offenders, including Jimmy Savile, and revelations of a possible Westminster pedophile ring cover-up, which have emboldened many more victims to come forward.’
‘Police are set to launch a criminal investigation into an alleged cover-up of child abuse at a school linked to Sir Cyril Smith.
The Lib Dem politician, who died aged 82 in 2010, is alleged to have used his status to sexually abuse scores of young boys with impunity at Knowl View School in Rochdale.
But despite repeated complaints by his victims and previous police inquiries, he and others have never been prosecuted.’
‘A total of 16.3 million children live in poverty, and 45 percent of children in the US live in households whose incomes fall below 200 percent of the federal poverty line.
The annual report, tilted the Kids Count Data Book, compiles data on children’s economic well-being, education, health, and family support. It concludes that, “inequities among children remain deep and stubbornly persistent.”
The report is an indictment of the state of American society nearly six years after the onset of the financial crisis in 2008. While the Obama administration and the media have proclaimed an economic “recovery,” conditions of life for the vast majority of the population continue to deteriorate.’