Friday, December 5, 2014

Scotland Yard 'hid top MP's name' in sex abuse inquiry

Police were accused last night of covering up allegations that a senior politician abused a boy at a notorious gay brothel.

Interviewed by detectives, the youngster suggested he was molested by an MP at Elm Guest House, which was allegedly frequented by numerous paedophiles with Westminster connections.

But the Daily Mail has learnt that the schoolboy’s comments – heard by a social worker – were mysteriously left out of his Scotland Yard statement.

Retired detectives believe his 1982 testimony may have been ‘sanitised’ at the request of Special Branch and the security services, which feared Soviet spies would exploit the hugely embarrassing claims.

The cover-up allegations will deepen the controversy surrounding the guesthouse in Barnes, south-west London, and the wider scandal involving an alleged VIP paedophile ring in the 1980s.  (more...)


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