LOUIS MINSTER Louis Minster joined Richmond Council in 1975 and was Richmond Council’s head of Social Services. I will blog a more detailed article on him another time (namely to cover why he pulled a file on Peter Hatton-Bornshin and golden handshake deals by Richmond Council), but in the meantime, here are some news articles… Continue reading RICHMOND: LOUIS MINSTER – Richmond Social Services, 1975-1984
Background Keith Vaz arrived in the UK with his family in 1965. His mother worked within the education department for Richmond Council, as a teacher at Stanley Infants School and in M&S whilst Vaz became solicitor for Richmond in 1980. In June 1982 he joined the Labour Party. In December 1982 Michael Honey (then Chief… Continue reading KEITH VAZ, THE PROLIFIC CAMPAIGNER- Local Newspaper Articles
“Good day squire”. *doffs cap* ” Jim’s me name. Do ya wanna buy a nice industrial washing machine ? I’ve got a right big’un you can ‘ave. I’m only asking for a bob or two but make sure they bring poppers and a condom”. KEITH VAZ’S NAME IS JIM AND HE SELLS WASHING MACHINES… BIIIGGGG industrial… Continue reading KEITH VAZ DOES NEARLY EVERYTHING – EVEN SELLS WASHING MACHINES!
Martin Allen – Missing for 36 years On 5th November 1979, a young schoolboy disappeared in broad daylight on his way home from school in London. Like Vishal Mehrotra, he seemed to disappear without a trace but, unlike Vishal, he has not been seen or heard of and no body has been found. It is… Continue reading MISSING: The Disappearance of Martin Allen
Firstly, yes, I have changed the theme of my blog. The other theme seemed to reach dial-up proportions of slowness at times and it was frustrating. Hopefully this new one will do the job much more efficiently. The Disappearance of Vishal Mehrotra – local press I discovered some news cuttings from local papers regarding the… Continue reading MISSING: The Disappearance of Vishal Mehrotra Pt2
HISTORICAL LOCAL LONDON NEWS ITEM The 11 year old “temptress” of Mortlake, 1979 I found this news article reported in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune from 27th September 1979. It’s a simple, straightforward case of failings by Richmond’s social services department at a time when they were open to much scrutiny. However, comments made by the Judge –… Continue reading Historical News – Richmond upon Thames
Harvey Proctor – Is he the world’s unluckiest man? Keith Harvey Proctor seems to have spent most of his life walking under ladders, being in the wrong place at the wrong time, having black cats regularly walk across his path and spotting too many lone magpies. He is UNLUCKY to say the least. He claims that the… Continue reading HARVEY PROCTOR: The Life & Times of Harvey Proctor
Johnnie Savile Johnnie Savile was the brother of the notorious predatory paedophile and necrophiliac, Jimmy. By all accounts, Johnnie traded in on his brother’s fame. The concensus is that he was insignificant, but from what I have seen, he was far from it. Johnnie was perverse, no stranger to controversy and ‘in’ with the ‘right’… Continue reading RICHMOND: Johnnie Savile
Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last few years you cannot fail to have heard about Elm Guest House at 27 Rocks Lane, Barnes, SW13 0DB. Elm Guest House was run by Haroon and Carole Kasir from approx 1977 until 1982, when it was raided by the police. I will update this… Continue reading ELM GUEST HOUSE: Newspaper Articles etc.
On 22 July 1992, Harvey Proctor was involved in an altercation when two young men entered his Tory-bankrolled shirt shop in Richmond and attacked both him and Neil Hamilton (who was accompanied by his wife Christine). Proctor claimed that two men set out to attack him in a targeted “gay bashing”. David Parker aged 21 and… Continue reading HARVEY PROCTOR: Brewers Lane Assault Court Case, 1992