Child Sexual Abuse · Investigations · London · Murder Files · Uncategorized

MURDER FILES: Keighley Barton, 1985

THE MURDER OF KEIGHLEY BARTON AGED 14 11th AUGUST 1985 How a simple case of a possible runaway London teenager turned in to one of the country’s most complex murder cases without any physical evidence, and solved only by a hunch, a gamble and a remark. It’s also another shocking example of how the justice… Continue reading MURDER FILES: Keighley Barton, 1985

Child Sexual Abuse · Investigations · Islington · Jason Swift · London · Operation Hedgerow · Operation Stranger · Playland · Police Operations · Roger Gleaves · Soho Connections · Uncategorized

LONDON PAEDOPHILE RINGS – Operations & Who’s Who?

There were a number of large paedophile rings operating between the 1970s and 1990s in London and during my research it’s become very apparent that many of the people involved cross over or the conviction timings somehow coincide. Here is an list of some of the operations, followed by an A-Z list of those individuals… Continue reading LONDON PAEDOPHILE RINGS – Operations & Who’s Who?

Institutional Abuse · Uncategorized

THE SECRETS OF ASTON HALL, DERBYSHIRE

ASTON HALL HOSPITAL, DERBYSHIRE PROLIFIC ABUSE & EXPERIMENTATION ON CHILDREN   Aston Hall is a former stately home which was turned in to an auxiliary hospital during the First World War, before then being sold by the owners and becoming a state secure psychiatric hospital.  It housed adults but, unbeknownst to many local residents, also… Continue reading THE SECRETS OF ASTON HALL, DERBYSHIRE

Child Sexual Abuse · Islington · London · PIE · Uncategorized · Whistleblowers

A WHISTLEBLOWER SPEAKS: Liz Davies – Islington Survivors Network

LIZ DAVIES FORMER ISLINGTON SOCIAL WORKER Islington Survivors Network This week Liz gave an interview to Camden Community Radio and I have transcribed it here for your information.  Liz was also joined by two survivors – Jane – who spent her childhood in the care of Islington – and Jo, who was also in Islington… Continue reading A WHISTLEBLOWER SPEAKS: Liz Davies – Islington Survivors Network

Playland · Soho Connections · Uncategorized

THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: Murder of the Royal Biographer, 1974

The Murder of James Pope-Hennessy 20th November 1916 – 25th January 1974 Richard James Arthur Pope-Hennessy was the former editor of The Spectator, a well-connected author and commissioned by the Queen in 1955 to write a biography of Queen Mary.  He was the brother of Sir John Pope-Hennessy, who was the Director of both the… Continue reading THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: Murder of the Royal Biographer, 1974

Government · Uncategorized

THE TORY SHAME: Public Sector Pay Cap

THE TORY SHAME PUBLIC SECTOR PAY CAP Despite years of protestations that austerity must remain and public sector workers were put on a 1% pay cap, last week the Conservatives found £1.5bn to buy their way in to power as they paid the dubious DUP thus enabling them to form a majority government.  So whilst… Continue reading THE TORY SHAME: Public Sector Pay Cap