Saturday, December 19, 2015

Lord Janner dead: Simon Danczuk stands by decision to expose allegations of abuse in Parliament

Simon Danczuk has defended his decision to expose allegations that Lord Janner had abused children inside the Houses of Parliament after his death on Saturday.

The Labour MP for Rochdale told MPs in a June Westminster Hall debate that Leicestershire police had disclosed to him how the former Labour peer "violated, raped and tortured - some in the very building in which we now sit".

He was using his Parliamentary privilege to repeat the allegations.

Mr Danczuk said Lord Janner's death on Saturday is a sad day for his alleged victims. He told the Independent on Sunday: “Obviously it is a sad day for Lord Janner’s family and my sympathies go out to them. But it is also sad for the alleged victims of Lord Janner.  (more...)

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