I can confirm that documents seized under warrant by members of the Operation Fairbank police investigation team (now Operation Fernbridge) as evidence in the Elm Guest House paedophile scandal (1979-1982) allege that the then Conservative MP for Basildon from 1979 to 1983 and later for Billericay from 1983 to 1987, Shirt Shop Proprietor, now Private Secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Rutland , was a regular visitor to the guest house where the abuse of young boys trafficked in from local care homes took place.
As such Harvey Proctor is likely to be a ‘person of interest’ to the police in regards to the Operation Fernbridge paedophile investigation.
In 1987, Harvey Proctor was charged with gross indecency, he pleaded guilty and was fined a total of £1,450.
Following this conviction, which ended his political career, he became the proprietor of a shirt shop. For more information read: Harvey Proctor’s Little Shop Of Horrors.