Why Elizabeth Butler-Sloss must not lead the national inquiry into organised child abuse (video)


All three of Theresa May’s appointments to lead the British government’s child abuse reviews can be criticised on the grounds of a perceived lack of independence.  However, the choice of Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss is especially dubious given the clear need to gain … Continue reading

Former Tory minister accused of applying pressure on Simon Danczuk to withhold child abuse evidence named as Edward Garnier (video)


On Sunday, Simon Danczuk alleged that an unnamed MP had approached him “from the shadows” before Danczuk gave evidence to the home affairs committee into child abuse. Danczuk claims that the MP suggested that he withhold evidence, specifically any names, … Continue reading

Theresa May has carefully chosen a ‘sound’ chair for the review (of the review) of missing home office child abuse documents (video)


Theresa May has announced two more reviews into child abuse in the UK which can now be added to the pile of more than a dozen reviews or inquiries being run by the home office, the NHS, various police forces, … Continue reading

David Cameron accused of putting self-interest ahead of public interest with his “patronising attitude” to child sex abuse survivors


In an open letter to the prime minister, Peter McKelvie, the whistleblower who prompted Operation Fernbridge (the Scotland Yard investigation into allegations of a paedophile network with links to Downing Street) and author of the Spotlight On Abuse blog, alleges that … Continue reading

It’s not just UKIP members who are fruit loops, it’s their donors too! (video)


The UK Independence Party faced renewed embarrassment over its links with a wealthy retired businessman as a new poll showed it had surged to record levels of support among voters. …The poll for ITV News coincided with the disclosure that … Continue reading

David Cameron and Theresa May have been hiding inconvenient ‘crimes’ and immigration statistics (video)


It has been a terrible 72 hours for David Cameron and his crony government. First we discovered the reason the Conservative party had been so unusually quiet when one of their bête noires, Harriet Harman, was being mercilessly (and, as … Continue reading