July 8th, 2014

WATCH: Former Tory Whip Boasts About Paedo MP Cover Up

Pat on the back for the BBC researcher who dug this out of the archives. Back in 1995 the late Tim Fortescue, who was a Tory whip in the Heath years, explained how party whips could help cover up a potential paedophile scandal:

“Anyone with any sense who was in trouble would come to the whips and tell them the truth, and say now, “I’m in a jam, can you help?” It might be debt, it might be a scandal involving small boys, or any kind of scandal which a member seemed likely to be mixed up in, they’d come and ask if we could help. And if we could, we did. We would do everything we can because we would store up brownie points. That sounds a pretty nasty reason but one of the reasons is, if we can get a chap out of trouble, he’ll do as we ask forever more.”

His little black book must have made for eye-watering reading…


237 Comments

  1. 1
    Ron Barras says:

    Gangsters. Parliament needs to be burned to the ground, preferably with all the MPs and Lords still inside.

  2. 2
    Vote Dave? Get stuffed says:

    Suffer little children because the Liblabcons don’t give a shit.

  3. 3
    inside out says:

    Dig him up and prosecute.

  4. 4
    Bert says:

    Encapsulates everything that is wrong with the political party system.

  5. 5
    still walking into darkness says:

    Being dead is really the best place for this bloke.

  6. 6
    Anonymous says:

    Big Black Book morelike

  7. 7
    Sarah Millington says:

    The whips & the Sir Humphreys need hanging from Westminster lampposts.

    Utter bastards.

  8. 8
    Vote Dave? Get stuffed says:

    What with expenses and children, the Westminster club have done more fiddling than Yehudi Menuhin.

  9. 9
    Former MP- allegedly living!!! says:

    But Cyril told me he wouldn’t tell on me!

  10. 10
    Lysander Spooner says:

    “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are nearly always bad men…” Lord Acton

  11. 11
    Nice to know you care says:

    They used to make the law and it seems they still are above the law, I hate the EU but if the laws are made away from the house of corruption , we will only get laws and not the corruption part, if we have a police service, it’s time they did something, all that’s left with the people of this country is hate and distrust of all the establishment and all that will do is bubble up into something that we haven’t had since 1642.

  12. 12
    Anonymous says:

    Not enough lamposts to deal with this lot. Truly shocking.

  13. 13
    Socialism Ate My Future says:

    Let the purge commence!

  14. 14
    Winston says:

    Stop the corrupt LibLabCon establishment and join UKIP.

  15. 15
    Anonymous says:

    Yeah let’s oat the BBC on the back.in 1995 the BBC had suspicions of illegal acts with boys by MPs and did nothing

  16. 16
    Anonymous says:

    Interesting to see which tools are being deployed to rubbish Geoffrey Dickens file. Step forward Mellor and Brown Now let’s see what were their problems?
    You are left wondering if GD was “closed down” in some way.

  17. 17
    Day Tripper says:

  18. 18
    R. Youshore says:

    They’re different then, obviously. Not tainted in any way, shape or form ??

  19. 19
    Anonymous says:

    Is this new? The content sounds familiar.

  20. 20
    Free the Max one says:

    its all gone pear shaped

  21. 21
    The System..It is what happens says:

    Why are people shocked by this?

  22. 22
    Ippikin says:

    Before the expenses scandal, most would have found that hard to believe. However now I don’t supposed anyone is in the least bit surprised, although nonetheless thoroughly disgusted.

  23. 23
    smell the difference? says:

    Same old, same old…

  24. 24
    Time To Dig says:

    I would put money on a chap like Mandlescum being in a bit of a jam at some point in his slime laden career

    Oh yes, those dodgy loans to start with!

    Surely a good start to cleaning uo Westminster would be to to dig and probe deep and relentlessly on people like him, whose power wealth and influence is out of all proportion to the true worth of the character!!

  25. 25

    WEED THEM OUT AND DEAL WITH THEM SHAME THEM EXPOSE THEM Hunts ONE AND ALL.

  26. 26
    Jack Dromey says:

    Big black what d’yousay?

  27. 27
    Anonymous says:

    And so, if they want to remain their own person, MPs with any sense should NEVER go to the whips and tell them the truth.

  28. 28
    Cinna says:

    Saw that last night and my initial reaction was “he’s talking about blackmail”.

    No wonder we have such corrupt government.

  29. 29
    Pookie Snackumberger says:

    At what point does our real rulers in the EUSSR step in to ‘sort-out’ the rotten British parliment?

    Vote UKIP

  30. 30
    Anonymous says:

    Wasn’t Heath Chief Whip at one stage under Macmillan?

  31. 31
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Have you never seen the original House of Cards?

  32. 32
    Cinna says:

    And you truly believe the EU doesn’t operate in a similar fashion?

  33. 33
    still walking into darkness says:

    really?, no corruption in the EU, is that a fcking joke or something or are you on the payroll?

  34. 34
    Gay man on a Plane says:

    I agree, can’t count the number of times I had to leave documents on my bedroom table in the hotel in Morocco…

  35. 35
    still walking into darkness says:

    David Mellor talking this week, it’s the give away that this is all real

  36. 36
    Ma­­qb­oul says:

    Don’t for a minute think that the EU politicians are less corrupt.

  37. 37
    Do as we say or you will go nowhere says:

    It still happens. An MP who does not obey the whips remains a back Bench MP.

    Just a little more subtle but that just makes it worse.

  38. 38
    Peter Mandy says:

    Digging! Probing deep! Cleaning! Bit of a jam!

    For a moment I thought you’d be telling the story of me, the marmalade, the Dyson, and the rectal surgery in Switzerland.

  39. 39
    dai puzzled says:

    so did the elm guest house feature in the whips’ black book?

    indeed would the police mind having a look through said tome?

  40. 40
    Anonymous says:

    Time for the Westminster Palace to get a bloody good flushing methinks. What about May 7th?

  41. 41
    Mornington Crescent says:

    How odd, then, that the BBC are not as diligent and open as this when it comes to such behaviour perpetrated by their own people on their own premises…

  42. 42
    Pookie Snackumberger says:

    No coruption or doggy dallying in the EU? Do me a favour.

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    Ippikin says:

    Sounds a bit like the prefects at my school.

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    Ippikin says:

    Now, now Mrs. Harman, no call for that.

  47. 47
    Bill says:

    More info about this interview and ‘dirt book’…

    spotlightonabuse.wordpress.com/2013/05/11/the-dirt-book-how-the-sexual-abuse-of-children-is-used-for-political-gain/

    Published May last year.

  48. 48
    Winston says:

    40,000 members, so you might find the odd weirdo. However, UKIP are outsiders, upstarts, detested by the same establishment, who believe it is ok to close ranks and support paedophiles. If you want to break the control of the corrupt, cronyist, perverted establishment, stop voting for the establishment parties.

    Join UKIP or sit their moaning into your keyboard.

  49. 49
    Winston says:

    40,000 members, so you might find the odd weirdo. However, UKIP are outsiders, upstarts, detested by the same establishment, who believe it is ok to close ranks and support abusers of children. If you want to break the control of the corrupt, cronyist, perverted establishment, stop voting for the establishment parties.

    Join UKIP or sit their moaning into your keyboard

  50. 50
    Probably not that common says:

    A slightly flippant remark possibly.

  51. 51
    Ippikin says:

    Oh yes, but I suspect ‘most’ thought that was a work of fiction. ‘We’ of course know differently.
    The know now though!
    My suspicion is that this will have a major impact also on the public’s perception of the PM of the day too.

  52. 52
    Nice to know you care says:

    Calm down dear, your temper is getting ahead of your reading, “we will only get laws and not the corruption part”, the EU is as corrupt as fck.

  53. 53
    BBC red bottom says:

    Jim’ll fix it, it’s a knockout, top of the pops, animal hospital and Christmas morning from great or mind street hospital are program’s we have never heard of.

    Probably on one of the ..”ahem” free channels.

  54. 54
    Anonymous says:

    And so the government whitewash will not report back – until after the next election. Will they ever learn?

  55. 55
    Anon says:

    …Doth he protest toooo much?

  56. 56

    I agree the murdering of colleagues was a bit far fetched. But the chief whip blackmailing pathetic MPs rang true.

  57. 57
    Ippikin says:

    “Surely a good start to cleaning uo Westminster would be to to dig and probe deep ”
    Now there’s a suggestion he might approve of.

  58. 58
    Anonymous says:

    Mellor and Brown were key people under Major. Has Major made any comment or is he at the dentist?

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    Forgetful says:

    I can’t remember the details but I seem to recall a fantastic interview with Douglas Hurd in which it was put to him that he was very brutal with his fags at Eton. He chuckled nervously and replied something along the lines of “I don’t think I thrashed my fags any more than the next man.”
    Perhaps the BBC could turn that one up. It was a classic.

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    Dave off the Hook in that case says:

    Dave’s OK then.

  63. 63
    Gosh says:

    How come Allegro Stratton is back at the BBC?

    Once they leave should they stay leaved?

  64. 64
    Anonymous says:

    So David Icke was right then….

  65. 65
    The Young Ones says:

    Hello Kitty

  66. 66
    Jimmy Saville says:

    I went to the whips about a ‘spot of bother’ I was in.
    He listened, then shot himself!

  67. 67
    Luvvy Land says:

    I wouldn’t Bragg about it…..

  68. 68
    Big D says:

    Presumably PC plod will be going and interviewing all the whips past and present asap.

  69. 69
    Nightmare on Elm Street says:

    Why was Jill Dando really killed?

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  71. 71
    Nice to know you care says:

    UKIP have the same problems as the LibLabCons, the problem is people, us ordinary scum will vote UKIP and it’s unknowns who want to be MP’s but the people running UKIP see a requirement of people who it want’s as MP’s to have been seen on telly or laughingly called “famous”, so they will take the crap or dross who are “famous” or have been on telly without checking, so that’s where they end up with problems, if they stuck to the unknowns and helped the to be on telly more as they have done with some, then any sh1t that thrown won’t stick, they have at the moment some people who appear on telly who are infamous and are not helping, still I will vote UKIP next May and hope the crap and dross get fed up and move back to the LibLabCons and make 2020 a UKIP year.

  72. 72
    Fred the pensioner says:

    More to the point, who has that little black book now and what use is being made of its contents? And did the other parties also have something similar?

  73. 73
    Anonymous says:

    Get real, people. Not just parliament – the secret services of all countries – especially the UK and USA – have set up sting operations involving p@edo rings for years to entrap targets. Power is a dirty business

  74. 74
    peasant with a pitchfork says:

    All these people involved seem to be ‘late’. How about the ones who aren’t fucking dead yet, then we can rectify matters?

  75. 75
    Anonymous says:

    At the start of the Heath years, homosexuality had only been legalised for three years, while the age of consent for men was still 21. It is perfectly conceivable “young boys” referred to those above 16, which would be entirely legal today.

  76. 76
    wrinkled weasel says:

    This year’s prison Christmas show looks to beat the BBC’s seasonal viewing figures, and it will be nice to see the familiar old faces once again.

  77. 77
    Blowing Bubbles says:

    Here is a video I made earlier …

  78. 78
    Neil Down says:

    One of the more interesting passages in The Great Deception, Christopher Booker and Richard North’s history of the EU relates to Leon Britton being dispatched by Margaret Thatcher to Brussels, and “turning native”, ie: becoming a strong advocate for everything the EEC wanted, virtually overnight. Almost as if they sat him down, said “We know this about you” and suggested he do what they tell him.

  79. 79
    Neil Down says:

    Elm House?

  80. 80
    John Bellingham says:

    Yes, and that man is reputed to have started the “black book” system that actively sought out dirt on both their own and opposition MPs, but he wasn’t the only one in on the blackmail game.
    Over forty years ago a masonic mate of my Father, a long retired Met. detective, would boast about the “black book” kept at West End Central. All the toffs and nobs that were caught in St James’ Park with Guardsmen or down on the Embankment “helping” tramps or just trolling around in Soho had their details entered into “the book”. Anyone with the slightest status had his details taken and was sent on his way, but the records were there.

  81. 81
    expose them all says:

    what about tony blairs 100 year D notice on operation ore
    can the current situation bring any of that out in to the open
    why should it be covered up?

  82. 82
    bumfree says:

    Oh so that’s alright then. Our so called legislators were obviously buggering boys in a trial run to iron out the snags before they made it legal.

  83. 83
    Neil Down says:

    Yes, remember when only nutters thought the NSA was spying on us, the political parties were full of paedophiles and Common Purpose did more than leadership training?

  84. 84
    rick says:

    Tim Fortescue – an honest man. The BBC has ‘just’ found out that the system has always been run this way – including the BBC.

  85. 85

    Nothing at all new about the dark art of the whips.

    Similar techniques are deployed to recruit (particularly female) suicide bombers – digression.

    What should be questioned is whether the member who comes looking for help was expected when they walked though the door seeking help. Plausible deniability would exist in all cases, but the net would have to be crafted well for the special fish.

    It is a Faustian pact for the member once they have ‘sold their soul’.

    ‘Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.’ – Benjamin Franklin.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  86. 86
    Fred the pensioner says:

    Oh dear, I blame the Williams witch.

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  88. 88
    neo says:

    About the 4th dimensional amphibians? Seems so.

  89. 89
    Anonymous says:

    Never mind Hurd. Who had the luxury of Dave as his fag and who got to fag for Dave Flashman was a pussy.

  90. 90
    Fred the pensioner says:

    Not sure what upset moodybooty, so try again.

    Fred the pensioner says:
    Your comment is awaiting moderation.
    July 8, 2014 at 10:42 am

    Oh dear, I bla me the Willia ms wit ch.

  91. 91
    dreams of electric sheep says:

    About the 4th dimensional newts? Seems so.

  92. 92
    Anonymous says:

  93. 93
    Fatty Watson says:

    What Chris Bryant gets up to is his own business.

  94. 94
    Casual Observer 2 says:

    Never mind what this fucker said. He’s dead.

    What is going on NOW Dave, in your corrupt hypocritical ConLibLab establishment?

  95. 95
    Drip drip says:

    Judges, peers and MPs are among 20 prominent public figures who abused children for decades, a former child protection manager has said.

    Peter McKelvie, who worked on the conviction of p*edophile Peter Righton, said there was a “powerful elite” of p*edophiles who carried out “the worst form” of abuse.

    h**p://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/10953043/20-establishment-figures-in-elite-p*edophile-ring.html

  96. 96
    On and on says:

    I’ll pluck this out of the hat – Operation Middleton

  97. 97
    The Beat Goes On. says:

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    Mornington Crescent says:

    Brings a whole new meaning to the dictum “a friend in need is a pain in the arse…”

  99. 99
    Norma Stitz says:

    I see the new BBC line is that ‘it is becoming a witch hunt, people obsessing about child abuse, all over-exaggerated’, they even found an ‘expert’ to say this on the Today prog this morning. A convenient attitude from the people who brought you Savile, Harris and Hall.

  100. 100
    Neil Down says:

    All D notices need exposing now. Let the police try and arrest every proprietor, editor and journalist in Britain. There’s never been a better opportunity to nail these people.

  101. 101
    Neil Down says:

    All D notices need exposing now. Let the police try and arrest every propritetor, editor and journalist in Britain. There’s never been a better opportunity to nail these people.

  102. 102
    Lord Acton says:

    “The strong man with the dagger is followed by the weak man with the sponge.”

    Oh yeah, and look up what I said about the Banks, while you’re at it…

  103. 103
    Drip drip says:

    +100

    Same for D u n b l a n e.

    Now that really would be the knock-out blow that would really bring their whole perverted house of cards down.

    This scandal will never be resolved unless the disinfecting light of publicity is brought to expose these 100 year D notices.

  104. 104
    Anonymous says:

    First the BBC need to find a clip of someone who is ALIVE making such comments.

    Dont hold your breath . . .

  105. 105
    Gullibleisbeingremovedfromthedictionary says:

    It’s quite fascinating how naive people are. This sort of thing happens everywhere. In the snakepit of politics, it is hardly surprising that the deployment of such methods is exaggerated. The recent Junckers kerfuffle is a classic example of horse trading where the drivers of the situation – that Merkel was hobbled by domestic politics and many other European leaders hid behind British skirts because it made their lives easier – were not clear to us innocent and unknowing outsiders. Most people will have sucked up the BBC’s pro-EU, anti British government stance and then switched off to the subject.

    Anyone who sees this sort of thing as a revelation – ie., that politicians are frequently nasty, venal and manipulative – needs to get their head over a bucket of strong coffee and take a deep breath. It’s not right but it’s not going to change. Ever. These people are devious in the extreme and the stakes are too high. Anyone who thinks they can remove such behaviour should be sectioned.

  106. 106
    Ex Choir Boy made Good says:

  107. 107
    black book says:

    Max is back

  108. 108
    Unlucky Alf says:

    Would they have dug that deep if it was a labour mp?

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    Unlock the 100 year D notices for the truth says:

    That’s just the euphamism he had to use so as not to be labelled a racist.

    Look at the majority of the names mentioned so far in connection to this p*edo scandal. Perhaps there is a secondary scandal behind all of this involving a certain powerful ethnic grouping in Westminster.

  110. 110
    Unlock the 100 year D notices for the truth says:

    That’s just the euphamism he had to use so as not to be labelled a r@cist.

    Look at the majority of the names mentioned so far in connection to this p*e do scandal. Perhaps there is a secondary scandal behind all of this involving a certain powerful ethnic grouping within Westminster.

  111. 111
    black book says:

    wasn’t killer Hamilton linked to well connected,D notice applied

  112. 112
    It's the 50% of the 50% who are wasting their time at University you should be concerned 4. says:

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    Ah! Law says:

    Accessories after the fact.

  114. 114
    Give up Ed. You are not cut out for this. says:

    Another Day another Vacuous soundbite.

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    Anonymous says:

    Known as their “control”. But will any Members of the Order be allowed to speak freely?

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    Vote Dave? Get stuffed says:

    The only solution is to get rid of as many Liblabcons from Westminster as possible. True UKIP may turn out as bad but when you have a bad plumber, car repair company,etc you don’t just keep using the same one because the next one you hire may possibly be just as bad.

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    Mornington Crescent says:

    Ah, so this justifies Coppers fitting up democratically-elected representatives, does it?

    Give me strength…

  118. 118
    Anonymous says:

    Shouldn’t House of Cards now be rerun as a training slot for PPC’s?

  119. 119
    Vote Dave? Get stuffed says:

    Let them do brain surgery on people like Miliband. He might them reconsider whether it matters if people are cut out for some things or not.

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    Mod trawl says:

    Another Day another Vacuous soundbite.

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    The Growler says:

    Fred, that little black book will never come to light, it has most probably been disappeared, like a lot of other things that have been “disappeared”, especially if the heirarchy were involved. Lord Tebbit made one or two rather strange remarks when he very strongly hinted that there was a cover up, if a bruiser like Lord Tebbit only hints at it by saying “proberly” it is very serious indeed.

  123. 123
    Pookie Snackumberger says:

    That sculpture in the picture is a bit OTT, given the nature of the interview.

  124. 124
    Ah! Grammar says:

    that or who?

  125. 125
    Roma Bert. says:

    or persecute?

  126. 126
    Another Headshrinker says:

    Oh God! We are going to end up like Belgium!

  127. 127
    George Robertson says:

    I gave him his gun licence.

  128. 128
    táxpáyér says:

    have set up sting operations involving p@edo rings for years to entrap potential MPs.

    Fixed it for you!

  129. 129
    Roma Bert. says:

    Perhaps we need a Whipfinder and a Witchfinder General?

  130. 130
    táxpáyér says:

    Are you saying Democratic Politics is a “Beauty contest” for narcissistic sociopaths?

  131. 131
    Stan Collymore, professionally offended minority says:

    Did someone say ‘dogging’?

  132. 132
    táxpáyér says:

    Peado’s and the BBC? Never!

  133. 133
    Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

    And politicians wonder why we all loathe them with such a passion. They are all scum.

  134. 134
    The only Country in Europe not to have a Parliament is England says:

    All Farage has to do is promise to open up the secrets especially the ones Tony BLiar chucked into the log grass for a Hundred years and he will walk into Number Ten

  135. 135
    táxpáyér says:

    Didn’t he chat a lot to a one-eyed former PM and current MP?

  136. 136
    WoRaft Chihuahua says:

    As we saw, Edwina had no hesitation in allowing Savile to use the (alleged) scams of prison officers for what he claimed were political purposes, i.e. controlling the POA.

    She did not say “I’m calling the police and you can make a statement which they will investigate”. She said OK, how clever you are Mr Savile. Cheap too.

    She does not even see the problem with this.

  137. 137
    Three years at a crap college running up debt followed by the dole says:

    Media studies for all….!

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    Anonymous says:

    What is the punishment for attempting to blackmail an MP?

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    Dictionary Corner says:

    The Houses of Parliament =The pederasts palace

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    The Growler says:

    I remember a Yorkshireman who kept a little black book, he was doing a lot of work for all shades of political parties in local government and even abroad, he gave back handers for getting the jobs. In time work started to dry up and the man in question was doing the rounds touting for business, but no one wanted to know ( we had once again gone into recession big time). Well in time he said to said councils, I have a little book with names and amounts I payed to get previous contracts, they turn round to him and said sorry we cannot help you. The man’s business went bust and the Little Black Book came into light, then the brown stuff hit the fan, it even involved a very senior politician in Maggie government but mostly they were Liebore councils and our friends in the North.

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    táxpáyér says:

    If you know someone famous has found out some information extremely damaging to the establishment they can’t just kill him, so I have an idea they just slip him a drug that induces schizophrenia.

    /tinfoilperhaps

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    There'a a reason Mountbatten was known as Dickie says:

    Buckingham Palace could do with a good dose of bleach too.

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    The Growler says:

    The Sir Humphrey’s are needed to try and prevent their masters doing silly things but can be over ruled they offer advice

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    They are all dirty perverts it seems! We were right all along

  145. 145

    Wad choo torkin bout, Willis?

  146. 146
    Anonymous says:

    If senior whips knew about all this then surely for not reporting it to the police they must be as guilty as the perpetrators and have a case to answer in court?

  147. 147
    NE Frontiersman says:

    …or have an unexpected heart attack while hill walking.

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    Doh ! says:

    Being blackmailed yourself ?

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    UKIP should make it a manifesto promise to release ALL d noticed info, pluss other stuff that has been sealed.

    People would vote for that. I know I would.

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    NE Frontiersman says:

    Back in the 70’s Private Eye had vague comments about ‘events’ relating to Morning Cloud while moored in the Channel Islands; has anyone kept the back numbers?

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    Typical pig.

    Misquote and out of context. Also includes the perjorative ‘admits’.

    Gadget is a twat. Obviously. He’a copper.

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    It’s OK, no need, I’ve found her.

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    Clever Bugger, Dave, Right? says:

    There will not be a purge of Parliament. This is cleverly set up to examine “historical” abuse only. They have got the BBC using the word “historical” with every reference to the affair.
    Perhaps we may find out who killed the Princes in the Tower or whether Prime Minister Gladstone really rodgered prossies but none of it will touch the current generation of kiddie fiddling MPs. May hinted at criminal conspiracies but the Met has been passed over presumably because, after her address to the Police Federation, they may go off message and tell what they know of today’s Parliament. T

    The broader enquiry is to distract the Public.

  155. 155
    táxpáyér says:

    Ha the problems we’re having are symptoms of the metastatic growth of the state, that problem is not solved by making the state even bigger.

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    Because Britain is desperately short of people with a degree in Skateboarding, The Beatles or Social Science.

  157. 157

    Or commit suicide with 2 paracetemol and a blunt penknife.

  158. 158
    Educationalist says:

    Labour don’t realise that 50% of the British population are below average.

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    Wotak Hunt III says:

    Look you know as well that this is going to be swept under the carpet as the consequences dont even bear thinking about…we are talking about the potential disintegration of the ruling masses who are more depraved then the lowlife that they claim to be above.How the Home Office can lose 114 files and no one has served any jail time is staggering.So while Dave can sound all appealing on TV saying the usual claptrap he has a track record of doing sweet nuck all and we all know it. Funny how the likes of Hacked off & Harman & Dromney have all gone quiet on this affiar… do they have something to hide.The fact that a lot of Leon Brittains “mates” have jumped to his defense before any concrete evidence has been showed states that there is no smoke without fire.The victims deserve justice but alas in this case only a few down the chain will get caught ……its the nature of the beast

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    Lord McAlpine says:

    Is he still an MP? I haven’t seen him for ages.

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    Cinna says:

    So he was on the climate change bandwagon too. He deserves twice his sentence for that alone.

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    ElloElloEllo! says:

    This system allows the Met to get away with murder and the Commissioner to act like a politician. Remember Sir Ian Blair and the Menendez cover-up? The Government can rely on the Met to stifle dissent on and off the streets.

  163. 163
    The Public says:

    fxckwits in Westminster haven’t got it yet – this cover-up will do for them in 2015. Who wants to vote for people like this.

  164. 164
    MEOW says:

    This is what is simply called a conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. So unless its covered by Parliamentary Privilege then its time for the Met or perhaps CEOP to investigate, seize all the Whips records and start a criminal inquiry

    And that should be interesting in all the parties but especially the Lib Dems

  165. 165
    MEOW says:

    Yeah burdening them with £30k in debt is a good idea

  166. 166
    Cynic says:

    Ed Have you ever met any of them. A good half can barely fill in their DSS forms. They are functionally illiterate after years in labour run education.

    What degrees will they do? Astrophysics? Advanced Mathematics? PPE?

    Your policies really are cretinous

  167. 167
    Cinna says:

    Blogs everywhere are infested with them.

  168. 168
    Cinna says:

    Let’s not forget Cyril Smith was a Labour Mayor of Rochdale.

  169. 169
    Anonymous says:

    Nope! How about you?

  170. 170
    Mycroft says:

    Yeah, we chuck them out!

    We will not hold a whipping system as as I have repeatedly pointed out here, it is simply blackmail by another name.

    Keep up at the back please!

    Vote UKIP and stop the rot.

  171. 171
    Fatty Staine The Tory Blogger says:

    Don’t worry my Tory chums, I won’t blog about it. Instead I’ll divert attention away to the Socialists in the Labour Party. Now Dave, throw me a cookies smeared in lard please, I’ve been a good boy.

  172. 172
    Mycroft says:

    I’ve been trying to convey this for weeks… even yesterday I wrote this:-

    July 7, 2014 at 3:24 pm
    “The reality that they didn’t ‘turn a blind eye’… they stored the info… and then used it to better their careers.

    Vaz, Hodge, Cameron and many others knew and know what was going on and have used this as a lever.

    So you have one section of ‘pedaloes’ being blackmailed into support or acquiescent by a blackmailing ring.

    That is why it is seen as endemic in the house because their are two factions ‘involved’ in the same evil.

    It is rotten to the core, to advance yourself by covering up others that are rotten to the core in another way.

    Time also to dispel the whole ‘Historical’ element, the cover up has been active in this Parliament.

    Banning US reporter Miss Goodman from Jersey was a ‘gaff’ that will haunt this present Gov. if it becomes common currency.

    There are a dozen ‘Charles Augustus Milvertons’ in the house.”

    The very people who have called for this enquiry and set the extent and remit of it are themselves in place as a result of blackmail, if they hold the cards then the enquiry will destroy their whip hand, if they are the subject of blackmail then their careers are ruined as they are of no use.

    For the first time this Country has to set up a group of people who will do what the US cops did in the prohibition era, an Eliot Ness style group of ‘Untouchables’.

    Because the corruption extends into the Police, Secret Services and Media the members of that group would have to come from somewhere out of the ‘game’.

  173. 173
    inside out says:

    They are the ones who can’t read or write and have pissed 11 years of compulsory State Education up against the wall because they couldn’t be “bovvered”.

  174. 174
    c777 says:

    Benefit claimants.
    Public sector scroungers.
    Immigrants.
    And the terminally stupid of course.

  175. 175
    You're either in front of the BBC, or behind it says:

    This story was on the radio last night. No-one sober enough in the office to cover it?

  176. 176
    Dromey's either in front of the BBC, or behind it says:

    Or they might be doing an apprenticeship or have found another job and would rather to that than go to the new local university (formerly Typing college)

  177. 177
  178. 178
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    The EU is utterly pure and run to incredibly strict, fully open and transparent rules which are never ever broken.

    As for this vile witch-hunt against the great and the good and the purest of public servants in Westminster, the pinnacle of perfect democracy anywhere in the world. I think this is purely some airheaded, egotistical, over-the-top journalists viciously libelling our wonderful politicians, just to try to get a story and make a name for themselves. These upstart so-called journalists should be executed for that blatant treason.

    The thought that anyone, and I mean anyone who has been perfectly democratically elected to our perfect parliament could ever think for a moment of harming anyone, let alone a child, is just so ridiculous, so far removed from reality that I am amazed that any human being on earth could even bigin to fathom a way to even imagine it in their wildest of delusional ramblings.

    There is NO paedophilia in Westminster at all. AT ALL! Now stop pretending that there is and get back to serving our wonderful MPs and voting for them over and over again. Don’t forget to fill out multible postal ballots too, all for labour!

  179. 179
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    Purge? Of whom? Surely you do not mean our cleaner than clean and whiter than white MPs? They are clean and pure. Tony Blair cleaned up politics when he was PM and they have been utterly pure ever since.

    There has been no wrong doing in Westminster at all. All this scandal is invented rubbish, which is treasonous, by the way, all designed to undermine this country’s overwhelming heartfelt love and trust in our wonderful politicians.

    It will not work. our elected politicians are far too good, decent, pure and honest. they would not have been elected otherwise.

  180. 180
    Mycroft says:

    rick…

    Fortescue was not a man of ‘integrity’ or of great honesty.

    He was considered one of the most manipulative of blackmailers in the house, not even vaguely nice.

    It is interesting that he too, like the spaz-cameron, was in marketing and PR another arch-blackmailer.

  181. 181
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    It increasingly clear that there was only one p’edo in the UK and it was savile. Now unscrupulous people are trying to link our perfect politicians to him? Disgraceful. the amount of pictures which have been photoshopped and videos doctored to artificially add Savile to various pics and videos of politicians. He never ever met any politicians during his life. Nor Royalty.

    It is extremely disgusting that anyone could ever begin to believe that any politician, who are wonderful, virtuous and honest public servants, could ever have anything to do with such horrible things as child abuse. STOP attacking our political class.

    Vote Labour.

  182. 182
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    I really cannot understand what he is saying in that video above. None of our elected representitives could ever do anything wrong. They would not have been elected if thay had.

    I think this is a witch hunt to distract us from what Murdoch did.

    Vote labour.

  183. 183
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    There was no cover up. Menendez was guilty of looking and acting like a terrorist.

    There was no child abuse. There was good hearted MPs helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds which some people are trying to make look sleazy, for their own ends.

    Our elected representitives from all three main wholesome democratic parties would never ever harm a child.

    This is more likely to be a UKIP plot to undermine our wonderful Parliament and their very sensible incorporation of enlightened EU law into our perfect British law.

    Vote Labour

  184. 184
    Anonymous says:

    Who gave the shoot order and where is that officer now?

  185. 185
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    It clearly IS a witch hunt. There has been precisely zero amount of evidence of any wrongdoing by any of our wonderful MPs. Just lots of very very sick accusations.

    I blame UKIP for daring to commit a treason by trying to undermine our perfect parliament. Now they are behind the avalanche of lies coming out about our wonderful MPs.

    Vote Labour.

  186. 186
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    How dare YOU! The BBC is the purest, best value and most honest broadcaster in the WORLD. You cannot name one thing the BBC have ever ever done or broadcast wrong, because they never ever have.

    Retract that evil slur against our wonderful BBC.

    Vote Labour.

  187. 187
    Anonymous says:

    We have seen Clifford and Harris jailed for sexual assults going back to the 1970s when these assults took place. However you can bet a pound to pinch of shit that no-one and I mean NO-ONE in polotics will even be questioned and no-one will be named let alone charged should allegations be made against the eliteThis whole inquiry will be just another white-wash job.

  188. 188
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    He is obviously using the slang term for cigarrettes. The wonderful Douglas Hurd is a pure and honorable man. This must be more slurs from UKIP.

    Vote Labour.

  189. 189
    Conrad says:

    Probably just as well this country is vanishing into insignificance, a morally and intellectually confused cesspit of corruption and depravity.
    Claiming through past years to be the moral guardian and exemplar to the world whilst really being a pit of the most vile filth and hypocrisy.

  190. 190
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    None of that ever happened. Stop lying about our wonderful MPs. They are all wholly and completely beyond reproach. They are pure and honest and decent.

    Yet some of these little tykes from disadvantaged backrounds are emotionally damaged and likely to tell fibs, I know that they do not mean to, but they cannot help it, purely because they have not had enough support while growing up in the 1980s and this is entirely due to Cameron’s vile and savage austerity cuts. Brown obviously gave them great wealth in the 1980s, but now that Cameron has shafted them, they are making things up which UKIP is then exaggerating and feeding to Murdoch.

    It is the Murdoch media that is leading this witchunt, with all their lied fed to them by the vile, racist, human hating, primitive 14th century thinking of UKIP.

    Vote labour.

  191. 191
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    UKIP hate this country and are probably behind all the lies coming out now about our wonderful, honest and decent MPs. Do not listen to UKIP.

    Vote labour.

  192. 192
    Whack-a-mole says:

    Love the analogy :)

  193. 193
    Our Parliament is perfect says:

    SEE! You admit it. Your vile, Britiain hating UKIP admit deliberately inventing and using these lies to undermine a wonderfully democratic group of 650 Mps in parliament.

    How low can they go?

    Vote labour for stability, excellence, honour, and making sure the crime of abusing children is eradicated.

  194. 194
    Ummmmm says:

    Explains the sudden rush for Gay Marriage

  195. 195
    Mycroft says:

    But his arrogance lives on!

    Watch the video, note the droit de seignure that pervades his entire demeanour.

    You are looking right into the face of upper echelon contempt for law, the law is for little people

    Unedifying sight if you’ve the eyes to see.

  196. 196
    The Growler says:

    Are you trying to pull our collective plonkers?

  197. 197
    Ippikin says:

    In your case its “Ulreka, I’ve finally worked it out”.

  198. 198

    Did anyone hear Elinor Goodman on Radio Four today ?

    “i was never groped except by one MP Who would insist on running his finger down my back to see if I was wearing a bra….”

    By the same token HRH wanted to be Camilla s tampon I want to be Elinor Goodman s bra !!

  199. 199
    Anonymous says:

    I am not an investigator. Call in someone and pass parcel. This is about as good as the Heywood Plodgate investigation.

  200. 200
    Tim Fortescue says:

    If you’re a whip, promotion to Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State.

  201. 201
    bandersnatch says:

    I don’t think any bigwig Westminster paedos need worry. The judge led enquiry is to be hosted by Mrs Butler-Sloss. Wasn’t she the one who put the Diana enquiry to bed so safely?

  202. 202

    All very murky innit? Who will be next to stand in the Dock? What sort of complexes do all the uglies, unfancied and unfiddled individuals suffer?

  203. 203
    Owen's Remedial Maths teacher says:

    50% are below the median, not necessarily the average.

  204. 204
    Patsy says:

    Not even a couple of token dead ones or no-longer-useful / bad voting record ones?

  205. 205
    Anonymous says:

    Someone needs to go into her department tomorrow and get nasty.Put some stick about.Stonewall Jackson will be smiling.

  206. 206
    ThisIsGoingToGetWorse says:

    A number of academic institutions (e.g University Libraries) keep stock hardcopies of various publications on their shelves. I do seem to remember seeing issues of Private Eye dating from at least the 1980s onward on the shelves at University.

    Personally, if I were going to research this subject I would investigate those hardcopy paper records because electronic records can be deleted, edited, misreported, key facts omitted or otherwise tampered with far too easily. Likewise, I also think journalistic standards were probably higher in previous years. In the hardback edition of Edwina Curry’s autobiography there is a detail included that was not transferred to a common quote online about Peter Righton (“he practically admitted it…TO A NAMED SENIOR POLITICAL FIGURE”)

    By contrast, if I was an organisation that wanted to effect a cover-up I would be seizing and pulping all hardcopy records, using the grounds of “everything is digital so we want to free up shelf space” as an excuse. Those scans of Scallywag are astonishing, I bet the Intelligence Services in 1995, before the internet, thought that only a few hundred people would have seen such a small publication and they could let it pass, but now it is available to the entire world. Furthermore, I know which title would be my first choice to destroy (ahead of Private Eye).

  207. 207
    Anonymous says:

    Sedwill-nothing to do with me Gov.

  208. 208
    yawn.... says:

    you should get out more

  209. 209
    Anonymous says:

    After today the smell rotting fish permeates Westminster.

  210. 210

    Reblogged this on Reblogged Blogs and commented:
    This is disgusting! Just like the House of Cards (Original series) time to stop this sort of cover up!

  211. 211
    och no... says:

    or pack himself into a holdall and throw away the key

  212. 212
    och no... says:

    and they’ll say … f’uck off

  213. 213
    hilton knows says:

    you mean operation ore, the d gagging for 100 years on the scot herald news paper, who might have dropped a name or two ……….. ministers paying for kiddy porn……………

    the whip must have a blasted big safe………… remember hilton marching the mp thru the door, then the change of vote…………… thats how it works.

  214. 214
    winstons whisky says:

    why do you think the library were marked to be closed by the con devils, burning books has been done before ………………

    first was the border n customs cuts………………….

  215. 215
    NHS helpline says:

    you should up the meds

  216. 216
    white van man says says:

    murdoch did try to out jimmy so-ville, but got buggered by the courts, have a google dear boy, he did a cracking article on lord burton to, who said the freemasons had been infiltrated by some nasty click in scotland.

  217. 217
    green fingers says:

    when they are dead silly billy, yew trees grow in grave yards, toxic sap.

  218. 218
    Reimer says:

    Or he rapidly understood their aims were the same as his

  219. 219
    rottenchild says:

    you think the press work for you????????????????
    they are up to their necks in debt, the bankers and corporations pull the strings – the bankers and corporations own your mps n ministers.
    how many bankers go to prison?

  220. 220
    Dolphin Square Boys Club says:

    Dando kept a diary which mentioned Kitty. At the time some of the newspapers put a picture of kitty, captioned ‘friend of dandy’, next to the photofit of the suspect. They’d been told to try and jog a memory or rattle a conscience.

  221. 221
    Dolphin Square Boys Club says:

    Clifford got eight years. A lot more than Harris or Hall. You can bet Clifford’s files and notes have been put through the shredder.

  222. 222
    Dolphin Square Boys Club says:

    NCCL stuff was kept in Hull. Harman and Dromey’s names are recent visitors according to the visitors book.

    Back copies of ‘Magpie’ were kept too. Ian Pace plodded through the lot of them and some of the PIE stories in MSM are a result of his diligent work.

    There is more out there. The press keep finding retired coppers and customs officers. Weather they’ll get past the legal barriers to publishing remains to be seen.

  223. 223
    Defamation League says:

    Lizard is a euphemism for J o o and will be prosecuted as such by the Defamation League.

  224. 224
    Ops! says:

    Don’t forget operation “Lentisk”

    *happyface*

  225. 225
    The Right Honourable Francis Urquhart MP says:

    That’s how we did it in the old days, we’d put a bit of stick about.

  226. 226
    The Right Honourable Francis Urquhart MP says:

    The good old days…

  227. 227
    patrickhadley says:

    Neil Hamilton has just said on Newsnight that in his time the Commons a Labour MP called Allan Rogers used to visit bondage clubs. Hamilton said that Rogers is dead now, but the former MP for Rhonda is still alive.

  228. 228
    Uh Oh says:

    Oh dear. He might have meant the late Allan Roberts, Labour MP for Bootle.

    Hope Neil and Christine are still skint so they’re not worth suing.

  229. 229
    Katz Cat says:

    Back from maternity?

  230. 230
    Anonymous says:

    and only wanks like you will be voting ukip

  231. 231
    Anonymous says:

    hahahahahhaha hahahahahahahahahahahahhahah ahhaahahahhahaahah

  232. 232
    bubble says:

    “It’s quite fascinating how naive people are”

    Most people aren’t sociopaths unlike most politicians.

  233. 233
    Tom Catesby says:

    Just confirms, if more confirmation was necessary, what we all beleaved anyway.

  234. 234
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    Dead men have their uses.

  235. 235
    Anonymous says:

    It isn’t democratic politics though is it? the public are only consulted once every four years with a ‘generalised’ notion of what policy policies will be during govt, but additions tacked on during the further four years in power – willy -nilly This is what the Americans would call a ‘representative republic’ in all but name.

  236. 236
    Barry Maz says:

    Agree – there will be token ones, or ones that can’t answer back (i.e. Cyril Smith)

  237. 237
    King Zog says:

    Smith was a Liberal MP. Why not try facts?


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