Ed Miliband’s “condescending and evasive” response to calls for a national child abuse inquiry (spotlight blog) (video)


Text re-blogged from Spotlight On Abuse 30 August 2014 Labour leader Ed Miliband has made a statement saying that the government should get a move on in setting up a national inquiry into organised child abuse. “The case now is … Continue reading

How much did government whips know about allegations of MP’s child abuse and where are the ‘dirt books’? (video)


In former Tory MP Michael Dobbs‘ novel, House of Cards, chief whip Francis Urquhart uses the dubious personal information that party whips gather on MP’s to blackmail them into complying with the government’s (and his own) agenda. Dobbs’ (fictional) account describes … 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