July 14th, 2014

Butler-Sloss Stands Down

Last week the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesman insisted:

“The focus was on finding a person with the right expertise and integrity. That’s exactly what we have in Elizabeth Butler-Sloss.” 

Theresa May vowed:

 “Baroness Butler-Sloss brings with her many years of experience in the field of child protection and law, and I am confident that she will deliver the thorough, robust and independent review that I have promised.”

Today Butler-Sloss has stood down:

“I was honoured to be invited by the Home Secretary to chair the wide-ranging inquiry about child sexual abuse and hoped I could make a useful contribution.

It has become apparent over the last few days, however, that there is a widespread perception, particularly among victim and survivor groups, that I am not the right person to chair the inquiry. It has also become clear to me that I did not sufficiently consider whether my background and the fact my brother had been Attorney General would cause difficulties.

This is a victim-orientated inquiry and those who wish to be heard must have confidence that the members of the panel will pay proper regard to their concerns and give appropriate advice to Government.

Nor should media attention be allowed to be diverted from the extremely important issues at stake, namely whether enough has been done to protect children from sexual abuse and hold to account those who commit these appalling crimes.

Having listened to the concerns of victim and survivor groups and the criticisms of MPs and the media, I have come to the conclusion that I should not chair this inquiry and have so informed the Home Secretary.

I should like to add that I have dedicated my life to public service, to the pursuit of justice and to protecting the rights of children and families and I wish the inquiry success in its important work.”

Where’s Brian Leveson when you need him?

UPDATE: 


219 Comments

  1. 1
    Tooth fairy says:

    Doesn’t say much for Cameron and May’s judgement.

  2. 2
    Hick says:

    Silly name anyway

  3. 3
    Gerhard says:

    Apparently we need to find a judge who isn’t part of “The Establishment”?

    Good luck with that…

  4. 4
    Handycock says:

    My nickname is Justice Fingers. Will i do? Boaz

  5. 5
    Engineer says:

    I’ll do the job. Only £250/hr plus expenses.

  6. 6
    Mr Jay says:

    She was all right, just a few upset bedwetters. It is appointing Brian Leveson which exposed how impaired Dave’s judgement is.

  7. 7
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    It shouldn’t be an enquiry it should be a full blown police investigation.

    Im obviously being thick so can someone point out to me why this isn’t the case?

  8. 8
    alexsandr says:

    maybe the new incumbent can also look into the practice of Mufa’khathat or thighing. And whether is is practiced in the UK.

    this is the islamic practice having sex with a child that is too young for penetration, so the ‘husband’ rubs himself between her thighs.

    google it – its all described on the internet.

    Yuk.

  9. 9
    Tooth fairy says:

    judge dread?

  10. 10
    Tooth fairy says:

    auto correct *Dredd

  11. 11
    Taxfodder says:

    Frankly I would not trust either to see a child across the road safely let alone much else..

    Remind me now, who left his young child in the pub to fend for itself?

    You could not make it up…..

  12. 12
    BLAKEY says:

    I’LL GET YOU LADY BUTLER!!

  13. 13
    Judge Judy says:

    I’ll do it.

  14. 14
    Unlucky Alf says:

    I wonder whether she reads the Sunday Mirror :)

  15. 15
    Taxfodder says:

    Or a Mason….

  16. 16
    Axe The telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    What’s really needed is a well respected anti-pedo judge from America to head the inquiry and a thousand or so American police officers to investigate our corrupt establishment (including our corrupt police forces).

  17. 17
    Eileen Critchley says:

    The British do not trust the British to deal with this issue. Bring in the FBI.

    I’m being absolutely serious.

  18. 18
    The Met says:

    Jahbulon

  19. 19
    Ed Moribund says:

    judge-Lead!

    Ohhh, I’m glad I got that one out..haven’t said a good judge-led sentence for weeks. I was getting all constipated.

  20. 20
    Carrier Pigeon says:

    But wasn’t this Inquisition flawed anyway?

    It always seemed to me that investigating how the messenger handled the messages missed the whole point of what the messages said.

  21. 21
    Tooth fairy says:

    I think we get the idea… rather not, just had breakfast

  22. 22
    still walking into darkness says:

    I think you could do worse than have Hutton chair the child abuse inquiry. He knows how to keep a lid on a catalogue of lies and deceit

  23. 23
    Rolfaroo says:

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  24. 24
    Angela Merkel says:

    I was thinking of sending the Stazi in anyway so they can look into it while creating order.

  25. 25
    Claire Perry says:

    I’ve turned the internet off. It wasn’t good for you.
    If you want information watch the BBC.

  26. 26
    Engineer says:

    Agreed. But the bedwetters will keep on moaning until they’ve got one of their own in charge.

    Which in a way might work against them. The whole thing would become such an obvious farce, nobody outside the NSPCC would take the slightest notice of it.

  27. 27
    Roma Bob says:

    We need a foreigner appointed to the position. Let’s face they’re doing almost everyone elses job in shithole UK.

  28. 28
    Mycroft says:

    Bring over from the US Judge Donovan Frank.

    He’ll do the job, properly.

    Unimpeachable track-record on both p’doughs and state fraud.

    No UK Judge can do this without having some degree of taint.

  29. 29
    Gary Bloke says:

    Yeah, Hick is a very silly name.

  30. 30
    Taxfodder says:

    I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth. And indeed it goes so heavily with my disposition, that this goodly frame the Earth, seems to me a sterile promontory. This most excellent canopy the air, look you, this brave oer’hanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, why it appeareth nothing to me but a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours. What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, how like an angel in apprehension, how like a GOD. The beauty of the world. Paragon of animals. And yet to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me. No, nor women neither. Nor women neither.

  31. 31
    Roma Bob says:

    That was just because he can’t count.

  32. 32
    Col. Nut says:

    That’s Jimmy Savile.

  33. 33
    Axe The telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    +Infinity to the power of infinity.

    And an anti-pedo American judge (American judges are all elected by the people).

  34. 34
    Duty Pędant says:

    Meddled kids?

  35. 35
    Afghan Stan says:

    Crikey, it’s the bus inspector…

    Stop fondling the clippies,Jack! It’s not the 70s anymore!

  36. 36
    Toxic Labour for Spongers, Scroungers, Parasites, Criminals, Layabouts & other Wasters says:

    I’m sure a Mozzie will do an excellent job.

  37. 37
    Anonymous says:

    We are in a period of social hysteria, where the shrill are heard and the wise ignored. It will pass, eventually.

  38. 38
    She's backing out before she has to start answering some serious questions says:

  39. 39
    thanks says:

    look over there!

    look over there!

  40. 40
    Boy Dave says:

    This is another excellent example of my amazing ability to pick the right people for the job and to continue to support them when everybody else has given up on them.

  41. 41
    Quasimodo says:

    She don’t look that bad!

  42. 42
    Axe The telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    +Infinity to the power of infinity.

    Also get the FBI’s anti-pedo department on the case.

  43. 43
    Engineer says:

    I’m a Northerner. As far as the Westminster Establishment is concerned, that damn nearly the same as a foreign mozzie.

  44. 44
    Jess The Dog says:

    Or Brian Hutton….

  45. 45
    'Where's Brian Leveson when you need him?' says:

    Havering perhaps?

  46. 46
    Waldorf says:

    How about getting Bob Geldof to lead the enquiry?

  47. 47
    Charles Hawtrey says:

    oooh hello :)

  48. 48
    Solomon says:

    A foreign judge?

  49. 49
    Jack Dromey says:

    Oh I do, many of them.

  50. 50
    Engineer says:

    True enough, but one does rather resent the waste of taxpayers’ money in the meantime.

  51. 51
    Kim Jong-un says:

    How about letting that Danzuk guy organise a committee?

  52. 52

    Shhhhhh!

    Public witch hunts are great. The proles go over the top shouting about kiddy fiddling. Eventually they will burn down a pharmacy or remove all children from schools or some shit.

    Then they’ll go back to watching Corrie and the whole think will be forgotten again.

    It’s how the U.k works. It’s an idiotocracy.

  53. 53
    judge roland fieseler says:

    vot about me?

  54. 54

    I shall be making a weepy eyed statement about this later today.

  55. 55
    Born in the 17th century says:

    Looks like something from that film, interview with the Vampire.

  56. 56
    Anonymous says:

  57. 57
    Public Sector Shirker says:

    More public sector incompetence.

    If these people can’t appoint someone to run the inquiry properly how can they be trusted to run a proper investigation?

  58. 58
    bubble says:

    I don’t trust any of them.

  59. 59
    dai helpfully says:

    keep it in the family

  60. 60

    This was the face that launched a thousand ships. Every single one armoured.

  61. 61
    Axe The telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    UKIP and the other anti-EU parties should remind all the peoples of Europe that when the United States of Europe is formed then all their national sports teams will cease to exist and be replaced by a USE team.

    No more World Cups for Germany,England,France,Italy etc.

    No more European Championship.

    Only those countries who leave the EU will still have their national sports teams.

  62. 62
    Anonymous says:

    ‘Child abuse enquiry now has no chair, no terms of reference & no agreed purpose ie is focus lessons to be learnt or investigating tribunal? phewww we can sleep easier tonight in Salford !’
    There fixed that for BBC Robbie

  63. 63
    the readership says:

    Is Guido now part of the establishment?

  64. 64
    Fatty Watson says:

    We need a biased Labour supporter to blame everything on the Tories.

  65. 65
    Anonymous says:

    The Brotherhood stretches far and wide.

    It’s why Adolph banned them from the Third Reich. But then he was history’s bad monster.

  66. 66
    Oz Clarke says:

    A preposterous little number with nasal overtones. Reminiscent of dog shit and strychnine.

  67. 67
    Anonymous says:

    Hattie Pieman better?

  68. 68
    Engineer says:

    If you’ve got evidence of wrong-doing, take it to the police. In the current climate, all complaints will be taken seriously, and all evidence accepted and investigated.

    On the other hand, if all you’ve got are rumours about rumours, kindly stop wasting everybody’s time and taxpayers’ money.

  69. 69
    mrs warren says:

    then how come they ran brothels so professionally?

  70. 70
    Finger of Fun says:

    On the same vein; there is a proposal to put up a statue of Gandhi in Parl sq. Have a look at his so called ‘sexual experiments’. The same standards should apply.

  71. 71
    A Simian says:

    Don’t say that, as much as I despise the EU I don’t despise it more than Football and is tribal overtones.

  72. 72
    OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT says:

    Lady B-S would have done a good job, exposing all Dave’s bumsexers and their predecessors — so she had to be taken off it.

    Fucking scheming lying perverted kweer mafia wins again as usual.

    Bring on the Taliban instead to get rid of the bastards once and for all.

  73. 73

    The last thing that they want is a proper investigation. Note how this enquiry was to be so wide-ranging as to be incapable of focussing on anything much, especially politicians of the 1980s.

  74. 74
    New Chair person? says:

    The BBC is so full of it self coming into every ones living room every moment of the day well how about one of their chairs of their panels. Maybe a bit costly, that s the BBC for you. Plenty of controversy. We will get a national debate without it being closed down with all sorts of weird and wonderful views, and truth. Good luck judging from your sofa.

  75. 75
    Anonymous says:

    The person who DIDN’T see this coming should be chopped.

  76. 76
    Mycroft says:

    The FBI would be counter-productive I think, but that Judge seems pretty much fearless, quite prepared to call a liar a liar and jail people who got in the way of his team.

    Bring him and his team of Investigators over.

    If he was appointed, various people in the UK would look the chap up on the ‘net and there would be the sound of gunshots and pills being gargled down right across this Country.

  77. 77
    The Establishment Rules OK says:

    It didn’t help that Butler-Sloss resembled, facially, Sir Jimmy Savile’s sister.

  78. 78

    The active measures have been successful against her, but who will replace ?

    She was clearly put up in order to be taken down.

    That may have been a fatal error for some, and will make it harder to discredit what eventually does or does not emerge from the inquiry.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  79. 79
    bergen says:

    Supposedly at an event where all leading political journalist of every persuasion would have been gathered and it remained secret.

    No….utter fantasy.

  80. 80
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    We may need an inquiry into the setting up of the inquiry. Get the impression their hearts are not really in it, now why could that possibly be?.

  81. 81
    Axe The telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    Are you sure that’s not Jimmy Savile in drag? :-)

  82. 82
    The Establishment Rules OK says:

    Appoint an Aussie judge: they would already have a robust contempt for the Europhile British establishment.

  83. 83
    You don't say says:

  84. 84
    non taxable pikey says:

    I have been watching “House of Cards” again, but real-life has overtaken fiction. This hopefully will weaken Camoron even more.

  85. 85
    Scandals*R*Us says:

    That’s got the obviously biased and corrupt class of judges thrown out of this crusade (sorry, inquiry). Next, let’s kill all the paediatricians!

  86. 86
    coeur_de_lion says:

    It’s interesting that this has become a ‘Tory problem’ when the whole scandal was prompted by revelations about Cyril Smith -ex Liberal and Labour.

    I don’t think this is an issue about politicians, it’s an issue about perverts.

  87. 87

    Now then, I wonder who it is?
    I say children, let’s play a little game…..Eeny meany miny mo, catch a errr….

  88. 88
    Liam Fox says:

    Great News. I’m back in contact with my source and can now get hold of those dodgy Parliamentary business cards bearing the Portcullis House logo.
    £1000 for a box of 500.
    Just send me your name and address together with the reddies in used tenners.

    Wink wink, nudge nudge, say no more, say no more.

    (Tomahawk missiles on back order…..available soon)

  89. 89
    alexsandr says:

    well done
    lets all pretend it doesnt exist.

  90. 90
    Fabian Society membership secretary says:

    Let this be a lesson on what happens when you don’t pay your subs!

  91. 91

    To:

    Plugging leaks
    Plastering over cracks
    Applying 3 coats best quality whitewash
    Making good
    All materials g’teed till next election……..

    £500,000 plus VAT*

    *unless youay cash-in-hand

  92. 92
    Colonel Mustard says:

    Who can we trust to take on the “establishment”? Pending the reinvention of the “The News of the World” we need a former NoW Editor who is not in jail and wants revenge, plus a revenue stream to recoup her costs.

  93. 93
    Anonymous says:

    Bill Maloney should do the trick!

  94. 94
    Nigel's Father says:

    Surely a mis-print.

    The person you are searching for is actually caLLED ‘RAY DONOVAN’

    Now he’s got a fine and handy way with stalkers, perverts and the like; he takes a baseball bat to their heads!

    Jobbie done!

  95. 95
    Anonymous says:

    Keith Vaz

    Only joking!

  96. 96

    If we are really unlucky, we’ll get Lord Justice Rupert Jackson. This is the man who, with a little help from his friends, has rendered the Civil Justice System practically unusable. Like Marvin, the paranoid Android, this lad has a brain the size of a planet but is decidedly better-suited opening doors for people.

  97. 97
    bubble says:

    “and it remained secret”

    It wasn’t secret. They – as in media and political class – all knew. Only the public didn’t.

  98. 98
    #omnishambles says:

  99. 99
    non taxable pikey says:

    If this is utter fantasy as you say, then I expect soon to hear of a libel case. If not then it’s true.

    I think I know, or can guess who the current serving Minister is, if I get close enough to him I will ask him “vigorously” if it is true.

  100. 100
    Andy Coulson says:

    I honestly think this is even bigger than Watergate.

  101. 101
    well there's a surprise says:

    Similar to how phone-hacking became a Tory
    problem,despite it happening when Labour were
    in Government.

  102. 102
    Owen Jones QC says:

    Yes it is.

  103. 103
    H Harman says:

    I will head it,and if you don’t let me you are sexist.Sexist.

  104. 104
    Gideon, Tory leadership candidate says:

    This one’s on May, she wanted Baroness Bungle!

  105. 105
    OwenJones84 says:

  106. 106
    Lets bash the Bishop says:

    This is what I call a U turn.

  107. 107
    Winston says:

    Hmm….names of only dead people, who can’t defend themselves. I think the giveaway to this made-up story, is the pile of cocaine in the middle of the room. This is a Hollywood fantasy. Can’t wait for the C4 series.

  108. 108
    non taxable pikey says:

    I’ll do it for £50 quid less and will bring my own Pick-Axe handle and Pliers. That is not a joke.

  109. 109
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    Far too much of a sensible and logic option. This is the UK and thanks to the reign of terror we are now totally fucked.

  110. 110
    The Establishment is infested with Nonces says:

    True, and the tweet from toenails Robinson is sickening. Anything to attack an inquiry looking into the BBC’s own complicity in allowing predatory child abusers operate on their premises for decades.

  111. 111

    Sod the inquiry.

    Just arrest convict and imprison the offenders.

  112. 112
    Uncle Leon says:

    Now then, now then.

  113. 113
    Uncle Leon says:

    I’m no oil painting.

  114. 114
    Brian Leveson says:

    Talking about Inquiries can we start Part Two of my own Inquiry or should we await the outcome of Mr Coulson’s retrial ?

    At the current rate of progress I will have retired before I have even started.

  115. 115
    MI5 says:

    All this unpleasantness could have been avoided if ‘call me Dave’ Dave had popped around to Thames House to read the dossier we maintain.

  116. 116

    Just listening to the News. Apparently the resignation of Lady BS is a “Blowjob” for the Government. Might have had my attention diverted but that’s exactly, almost what someone might have said.

  117. 117
    The Establishment is infested with Nonces says:

    Engineer, normally I agree with you on most things, however, when the allegations are that these victims DID go to the police and nothing happened, part of the allegations are that the most senior levels of the judiciary, police, politicians etc… were involved in covering up these child abuse rings, how the hell can taking evidence to the police help? The same police who would be likely to cover it up again? (if the allegations are true).

    It has to be made public and given to the enquiry to stop it “going missing” again.

    I am NOT saying that any of the allegations are true, but so long as their are loads of allegations of this sort, and so long as the establishment accept the extent of Savile’s crimes and so long as it is alleged that he procured children for these elite rings, then there must be a full inquiry to get to the truth, and no possibility of the police taking this evidence in order to make it “disappear”.

  118. 118
    well says:

    Brighton Green Party has just failed in it’s bid to raise council
    taxes by 5.9% because of lack of cross party support.
    It should have done it’s homework and avoided such a shambles.

  119. 119

    Can you just explain to the Electorate why you resigned in the first place please.

    Somehow they never got to the bottom of it last time around .

  120. 120
    Uncle Leon says:

    Wait for me!

  121. 121
    Truth4All says:

    There needs to be at least two prongs to this subject which need investigation.
    1. The allegations originally made.
    2. The alleged cover ups.
    To this end any connected D notices which are said to be in place need lifting.

  122. 122
    Flying over the Westminster Village says:

    Who in their right mind would want to take over from Butler Sloss ?

    This is a can of worms and will ruin anyone’s career.

  123. 123
    Adam W says:

    Getting to the bottom was never a problem for me.

  124. 124

    What’s a daisy chain, Bubble ?

  125. 125

    Bloody women !!!!!!!!!!!

  126. 126
    The Establishment is infested with Nonces says:

    This is not a party political issue, no matter how much labour and the BBC wish it was. There are perverts operating throughout the establishment in all parties and all over the public and private sector.

  127. 127
  128. 128
    The Establishment is infested with Nonces says:

    With idiots like you, who seem happy to turn a blind eye to top level child abuse rings operating at the top levels of government? I think you must be right.

  129. 129
    The two Muppets says:

    I think that the BBC and other left wing groups wanted her out
    because the enquiry would get too near to home once she started
    to delve into the their practises .

  130. 130
    Cinna says:

    Yes. Nothing better than bashing a bishop, eh?

  131. 131
    Where's my fucking owl says:

    Robinson for once has hit the nail on the head.

    What is the point of announcing an Inquiry with no terms of reference, no end game in sight, no documentation and no Chair or administration ?

    Perhaps the Prime Minister could explain ?

  132. 132
    An old Ethiopian says:

    By the time this lot have got their act sorted out people who should be imprisoned will have died.

    Never mind British justice is the best in the World.

  133. 133
    People's Poet says:

    The name’s Butler-Sloss
    I’ve become a dead loss
    To smoke-out your peady
    Appoint someone speedy
    Also, I look like a hoss

  134. 134
    Dai Lemma says:

    You will be inviting the EUSSR EBI by the back door (possible intention to justify existence),
    Probably wrong expression

  135. 135
    The two Muppets says:

    I think She was the best choice by far, but the left wing establishment
    wanted somebody that they could influence . Baroness Butler-Sloss would
    have been far too impartial .

  136. 136
    Confucious the Voter says:

    EU Parliament is expected to declare the game of cricket illegal and existing grounds must be used for Pétanque

    (Boules) unless donated to The German Handball Bundesliga

  137. 137
    Funambulist says:

    Or Pete Townsend?

  138. 138
    Bill Quango MP says:

    2nd highest parking charges in the UK.

    First is in Chelsea.

    Well done Greens..making life uneconomical for all.

  139. 139
    Truth4U says:

    There are many households which shun any BBC news output entering their houses and obtain basic factual news from a broad range of other sources.

  140. 140
    Cinna says:

    Step back a bit. This is all part of further obscuration. Multiple investigations, blurring boundaries, Butler-Sloss fiasco, Home Affairs Committee getting involved. (Incidendattly, did that civil servant ever get back to Vaz et al with the names of the 114 missing files as he undertook to do?) All designed to mire further investigation in a morass detail and sidetrack it.

    Typical? In Rochdale the council were holding an investigation into whether there was a cover up of Cyril Smith (ex Labour) and his activities at Knowl View. GMP have requested/suggested that investigation be shelved.

    Get to the bottom of this business … not likely.

  141. 141
  142. 142
    Socrates says:

    So who do I write to with my evidence about the Lib Dems in Portsmouth?

  143. 143
    The farmer who milked his wife says:

    What, have they dug him up?

  144. 144

    LOL – but not ha-ha.

    This really is a job for B’aker, but May doesn’t want to tie a ribbon to that pole just yet because the public wouldn’t get it.

    Larry must be wanting kippers now – tired of lamb.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  145. 145
    The only Country in Europe not to have its own paliament is England says:

    No, Scotland will be Saxony and Londinistan will be playing Britteny.
    Luxemburg Wales will be a hard on to call. Though I do look forward to the Derby Between East and West Midlands.
    Once again they have drawn their lines in the sand a long time ago, do they learn nothing from what they did in the past in the Middle East and Africa

  146. 146
    The farmer who milked his wife says:

    It’s quite simple. Inquiries are set up so that politicians can use it as an excuse to dodge questions for several years and by the time an inquiry finishes nobody cares about what it was inquiring into.

  147. 147
    Seven principles says:

    Typical of the Cameron approach to most things:

    — seldom thought through properly.

    Having ticked the gender box, he and his advisers sat back awaiting plaudits.

    Window dressing doesn’t work, and it won’t work with the reshuffle. Many among the sisterhood may in fact consider it an insult.

  148. 148
    One Small Point says:

    If it’s true, like you say, then I expect soon to hear of a court case. If not, then it’s untrue.

    If you think you know who it is you can try a citizens arrest, can’t you?

  149. 149
    Handy Handcock says:

    The local MP, of course!

  150. 150
    MB. says:

    I can’t help feeling that it was all just political point scoring from Labour and it would not have mattered who had been appointed.

    I can’t help feel that they will get bogged down with every person who claims to have been abused wanting to give evidence and it dragging on for years.

  151. 151
    Mini-Jones says:

    Great news, can we now have a blackwash and an outside job!

  152. 152
    This is why I will never again buy a 'news'paper and why I avoid the 'news' on TV like the plague says:

    If this whole nasty affair has become a political issue then the blame surely lies with the bought-and-paid-for MSM and the agenda being dictated by their paymasters.

  153. 153
    The Great British Public says:

    Good riddance to bad rubbish.

  154. 154
    The farmer who milked his wife says:

    There’s only one suitable replacement who is sure to come up with the right answers – step forward Lord Hutton of Whitewash! The establishment needs you.

  155. 155
    Meanwhile says:

    The Court of Public Opinion 1 : The Establishment would-be coverer uppers 0

  156. 156
    Bruce says:

    Rules 1, 3, 5 and 7 : No pooftahs !

  157. 157
    Owhine Jones says:

    I lookand act like a litle child so why won’t any MP shag me?

  158. 158
    The Critic says:

    no terms of reference & no agreed purpose? Robinson could be describing himself.

  159. 159
    Meanwhile says:

    Dave mentioned “the church” when he announced these enquiries. Does that extend to the catholic peedo scandal which hit the headlines a couple of years ago?

  160. 160
    disgustedyorkie says:

    Sad to see her nephew’s valiant support wasn’t enough

    does he still frequent BROTHELS ?

  161. 161
    Meanwhile says:

    Theresa said that the Inquiry was not expected to report until after the next election. At this rate it won’t even have been started until after the next election.

  162. 162
    A nightmare on Elm Road says:

    I suspect she will still be getting a cheque in the post.

  163. 163
    Socrates says:

    Yes, I thought that might be the case. ‘I am writing to you to concerning persistent allegations about you and I would be grateful if you would investigate yourself forthwith.’

    There should be a parliamentary pro forma.

  164. 164
    get this says:

    .Didn’t Cammo say he would leave no stone unturned, well someone must have turned a stone or two.

  165. 165
    Witch Hunt Nonce Finder @BBC says:

    The BBC are hard necked immoral scum.

  166. 166
    Johnny says says:

    RE the Robinson tweet.

    An enquiry with no terms of reference & no agreed purpose might actually stand a chance of discovering the truth. The terms of reference and agreed purpose are efforts to ensure enquiries consider only what the government wants it to.

  167. 167
    Anonymous says:

    In the 80s underage meant under 21. These boys could have been 16 – something the Labour Party fought hard to make legal.

  168. 168
    Judge Ann Jury says:

    So will I!

  169. 169
    Judge Ann Jury says:

    Are you related to His Worshipful Justice Denied?

  170. 170
    Dame Elizabeth Butler - Sloss says:

    Sadly I must announce that I feel obliged to stand down from the enquiry.

    As you may realise, I am not closely enough related to many of the suspects.

    Being the Lord Chancellor and Atourney General’s sister is, as you know, too distant a relationship to events to ensure a right outcome for the enquiry.

    I wish the newly appointed Lord Brittan, and the other Members of the Eternal Lodge of the Emeritus Home Office, very best of luck in drawing the correct conclusions.

  171. 171
    Theresa May or May Not says:

    No, no, I said after the election. Not the next election. Please try to keep up.

  172. 172
    Peter Bottomley says:

    I hope you don’t mean me?

    I’ll sue.

  173. 173
    Compromised Hunts running Britain into the ground says:

    Do fcuk off you patronising liblabcon tosser.

  174. 174
    Elephant in the room says:

    NoW was closed down after trying a bit too hard to catch Bellfield.

  175. 175
    Jilted John mcnutter says:

    I wish politicians would stop saying they want to get to the bottom of it.

    This is where the problem is.

    Is it possible to get a list of politicians who haven’t abused children?

  176. 176
    The Public says:

    The one and only ‘Judge’. He could use the cricket bat on them too if they give him any grief.

  177. 177
    The Public says:

    It’s a shame the job won’t be given to Phillip Schofield. About the only one in the MSM who bothered to take the issue up with Cameron before this all blew up.

  178. 178
    Mycroft says:

    The only ‘English’ name that is doing the rounds is Elizabeth Filkin.

    She has all the right attributes, but will again come under attack from Journos in the pay of the state.

    Filkins is a good choice in my opinion.

  179. 179

    Where will the blood shed end? People must be trying hard to cover it all up and have applied pressure against Butler-Sloss

  180. 180
    Mycroft says:

    “Dream team”…

    Filkins and US Judge, Donovan Frank along with his team of investigators.

    Now THAT would be a nightmare for anyone in this particular perverted activity.

  181. 181
    Fabian of The Yard says:

    Evening all !

    Is Nick Robinson (he of the BBC) John Reginald Halliday Christie’s love child? I think we should be told.

  182. 182
    Back to basics says:

    Laughable. Except it’s for real. The mindset is steadfast; ‘one does what one must’.

    One could never allow one’s relationship to one’s brother to in any way affect one’s contemplations. Nor one’s knowledge of one’s friends and one’s peers.

    I have a sister just like this. Can’t smell her own BS for her good deeds. Down on her knees every Sunday. Unable to think the unthinkable.

    Even the Pope has coughed up. Modest little 2% perks under his cassock.

    But who do you turn too?

    Jeremy Paxman ! The. Pervs would top themselves before letting him question them.

  183. 183
    Dai Lemma says:

    Could tell you the volume of a jam jar just by looking at it, not a chance in hell of getting the top off though.

  184. 184

    There should be no place in public office for any ‘man’ who thinks it normal to masturbate into the anus of another whatever the age ,the arsehole monkeys should be purged from positions of trust .

  185. 185
    Robin Thicke says:

    Blurred lines.
    That and taking my boyfriend around the world with fake ID.

  186. 186
    News from down under says:

    Skippy the Bush kangaroo finally broke her silence today…

    She said not only did Rolf Harris tie her down but he wrote a fucking song about it

  187. 187
  188. 188
    Jack Ketch says:

    How about a special representative from the Vatican? That chap who was in charge of the Christian Brothers’ schools would know the score.

  189. 189

    When was the ladt time you bashed your bishop. ?

  190. 190

    Yes but nobody can prove anything because before committing the “acts” the shapeshifters turn into lizards .

    ( that “buggers” up the cctv aspect !)

  191. 191
    Jack Ketch says:

    How about Richard Goldstone? He is as bent as a paperclip.

  192. 192
    Drag Queen of Tarts says:

    Now Cammy can appoint Andy Coulson to do this job, which is what he always wanted. After all, he is in the nick so is well placed to learn from the lags who reallly know about nonces.

  193. 193
    Weirdo beardo says:

    Keep yr Wallaby wet….pet….

    Keep yer Wallaby wet! :-(

  194. 194
    That's M Barrister says:

    “I should like to add that I have dedicated my life to public service, to the pursuit of justice and to protecting the rights of children and families”

    This woman made such a mess of the family courts and children’s rights of access to their dads with her tiny conservative mind. It was as if the Childrens Act had never been written.

    Thank Heaven for Brenda Hale and James Mumby.

  195. 195
    The ugly pills didn't work for me says:

    She’s so scary looking at that she’d frighten anyone into making a quilty statement!

  196. 196
    BBC - Labour Says, Labour Says says:

    We are determined that this issue should be politically charged and so we will support the claims of our comrade Yvette Cooper-Balls to accuse the Tory Party of buggering the country.
    Our Chief Inquisitor Toenails Robinson (named after his interrogation method, and not the more popular and real reason) is on the job and will report ad nauseum with our usual bias and half truths.
    Our esteemed comrade Keith Vazeline is constantly in touch and giving us further vital information.

  197. 197
    Just Saying says:

    The LibLabConBBC cover up is getting into second gear.

  198. 198
    Red Ed Milibandwaggon says:

    I also have my looks problems.

  199. 199
    Fugit Tempus says:

    Today Danczuk MP stated to the BBC that the Bishop of Liverpool might be good for the job. His choice certainly shows he is off the human scale if he believes the Church, which is in child abuse and molestation up to their armpits, can provide justice and wisdom to this serious issue.
    Do we have any politicians of wisdom and without bias?
    If we get a foreigner in to head the committee his/her report will get buried.
    What a sad state of affairs this country is in.

  200. 200
    Dammit Janet. says:

    100,000 household at the last count one year ago. I bet 150,000 now.
    Wisdom does prevail outside the bubbles of BBC and Westminster, no matter what they believe.

  201. 201
    Dammit Janet. says:

    Motormouth Lucas knows absolutely nothing above making decisions above her 5th league position.

  202. 202
    Liebor Party Chief Policy Wonk says:

    I have a brilliant idea. We will ask Gordon Brown to chair the committee.
    He has the integrity and intellectual ability to get at the truth and put it into words that nobody understands.

  203. 203
    Handycock says:

    To Socrates. I have passed your information to the local police who have promised me to action it in the best way possible. See you in ten years or more.

  204. 204
    Savile and Co. says:

    No. The BBC looked after us like kings and loved my Jim’ll Fix It.

  205. 205
    Anonymous says:

    Yes its Wankergate

  206. 206
    Chinese Whispers says:

    It’s all UKIP’s fault. Their MP’s have systematically not been in Westminster for over 20 years. Their guilt is show by their blatant absence and letting these ‘things’ go on for so long. UKIP are the sauce of all these shenanigan’s. The LibLabCon’s can hardly be blamed because of UKIP’s lack of guidance. This proves that UKIP should never be in Government, and that they’re guilty of ‘Dereliction of Duty’ to the British Public.

  207. 207
    Me, Myself and I says:

    I’m so ugly the Doctor slapped my mum when I was born, not my ass..

  208. 208
    Judge Mental says:

    Kill them all and let God sort them out!

  209. 209
    M'Learned Friend says:

    Butler-Sloss was always an odd choice given her age. Given her track record of bailing out when under pressure (the Diana inquest) it was only a matter of time.

    My vote goes to Lord Judge to be the right man to head this up.

  210. 210
    Pimp Daddy says:

    “full blown police investigation”, that could cost £1000’s! Plus I’ll have to see if I’ve got enough of me biatches available….Could we do it in stages? Perhaps over the course of a couple of weeks?

  211. 211
    P Bottomist says:

    Of all the boys I’ve loved before……….cue orchestra…….

  212. 212
    Bean Counter-Because Instead Of Leaving My Shitty Job And Finding Another One I Go On Strike says:

    And what’s the National Debt? Will the UK being in the EU help this scenario? Will the UK giving £10Billion in Foreign Aid (which it doesn’t have) help this? Will the ‘Statist’ Socialists realise that they’ve bankrupted the UK?…..Don’t tell me ‘Growth’, will save the day. Anyone know of an Economic Viagra? These fools seem to think they do…

  213. 213
    Tel E. Caster says:

    Don’t be a tribalist all your life.

  214. 214

    ‘Ows about that Guy or Girl ?’

  215. 215
    Anonymous says:

    Oh Yes.

    Revenge is a dish best served cold – at The Savoy.

    Rupies Revenge.

    Lord Levenson probed ( not too deep) prodded ( not too much) and concluded next to bugger all.

    Meanwhile the knives were being sharpened and plans were being made
    in the Murdoch mind to reveal nearly all about the people he has known and used to love.

    Davey Cameron and his assistant Ossie Osborne have dropped some right ricks in office from Coulson to the European debacle and UKIP’s rise and now he ballsed up the Review. Add to this his ( sorry Osbornes ) choice of B of E Governor and the imminent rise in Interests rates plus the strengthening of the pound for the Financial players at the expense of the Home Counties highly mortgaged set and we could even have a new leader of the Conservative Party come January next year.

    The Right wing are not a happy bunch of bunnies these days.

    Norman’s been on TV with a warning.

    It’s all such a shame. It can’t get any worse – can it????

  216. 216
  217. 217

    Can’t get cross
    About Butler-Sloss
    Putative Inquiry Boss
    Sister of Lawyer
    Possible voyeur….

  218. 218
    charle drake says:

    social hysteria A really.
    what should we do offer up are kids to a satanic child killing cannanite cult.
    a mossad mi5 blackmail grid.
    shrug shoulders a say ho hum.
    nice one anon are you a mason?

  219. 219
    charle drake says:

    rubbish this is why.
    Attorney General Michael Havers brother to Butler-Sloss was a VIP paedophile

    http://google-law.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/attorney-general-michael-havers-brother.html


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