NORTHERN IRELAND KINCORA SURVIVOR – RICHARD KERR On 13th November 2017, Villagemagazine.ie published a very moving and eye-opening account of Richard Kerr’s experiences within the care system of Northern Ireland, and his subsequent abuse at the hands of some very powerful people. I have chosen to blog it in full as I believe it… Continue reading NORTHERN IRELAND: Kincora Survivor – Richard Kerr
WHO IS PAUL STURGESS? In March 1986, Derry Mainwaring Knight – who I have covered more in depth here and here – appeared at Maidstone Crown Court charged with obtaining money from the church, rich and famous by deception. The case was reported globally because of the nature of it’s subject – Satanism. Mainwaring Knight… Continue reading WHO IS PAUL STURGESS?
LAMBETH Westminster & the South London Cover Up In 2015, BBC Newsnight featured an investigation into the cover up of paedophile activity by Cyril Smith in Streatham. It seems pretty straightforward and isn’t often referred to, but if you listen to the content, it’s incredibly sinister and raises many questions on the wider issue of… Continue reading LAMBETH: Westminster & the South London Cover Up
SLEAZE AND CORRUPTION THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY Sleaze and corruption – it’s as old as the day is long. Throughout history it has been used as leverage time and again. It takes up column inches. Sleaze sells, and the newspapers love it… unless, of course, it involves them. You’ve heard of the Daniel Morgan… Continue reading SLEAZE & CORRUPTION – THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY
OPERATION TRAWLER & OPERATION MIDDLETON BLAIR MINISTERS & THE LAMBETH CARE HOME SCANDAL In 1998 a London detective, Clive Driscoll, was unexpectedly pulled off an investigation in to the abuse of children in Lambeth care homes following Tony Blair’s government receiving a brief that one name connected was a serving government minister. Clive has both… Continue reading LAMBETH: OPERATIONS TRAWLER & MIDDLETON: Blair Ministers & Lambeth Care Home Scandal
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
GRENFELL TOWER The Aftermath So here we are, almost two weeks on from that devastating fire and over the last eight days the numbers of those who lost their lives has remained unchanged. It still stands at 79. Many survivors are adamant there were many more deaths than that and the anger and resentment… Continue reading GRENFELL TOWER – The Aftermath