Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Home Office chiefs ignored FOURTH warning on Janner

The Home Office was warned that Lord Janner was abusing young boys two decades ago but did nothing about it.

An MP passed a dossier of information to the department in the hope it would kick-start a fresh police investigation.

But instead the paperwork was shelved by officials until it was discovered in 2013 and belatedly passed to Leicestershire Police.

The revelation will heighten fears that the peer, now 86, was the beneficiary of an Establishment cover-up.

The missed opportunity to bring him to justice echoes the case of the late paedophile Liberal MP Cyril Smith who continued in public life despite repeated warnings of his crimes.

It heaps pressure on the Home Office to reveal exactly who knew what and when about the disturbing allegations against Janner. Last night Labour’s Simon Danczuk – who outed Smith as a predatory child abuser – called on the department to ‘come clean’.  (more...)

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