I’m going to be very quick because I’m not going to waste my time on this.
The audio is The Express interview tape with Solanki which was done for this story in The Sunday Express on 23rd February 2014.
My understanding is that it was done through a closed door, that it is indistinct and that the journalist was the first to name the Minister not Solanki. The journalist prompted Solanki with the ex-Minister’s name.
Finally, Solanki himself does not stand by it. Solanki has talked to the police and named the same Ex-Minister in connection with a different incident. The Ex-Minister was caught trying to smuggle indecent material through customs.
This entire ‘Ex-Minister in a video caught in the possession of Russell Tricker’ story is not true.
You’ll find the correct story, impeccably sourced, here in The Telegraph
A source close to the investigation said that the customs officer was originally approached over claims that a known paedophile had been stopped with a videotape showing the MP at a sex party with underage boys. The customs officer said the report was false, but told police he had stopped the MP in question and seized child pornography videos from him.
The source said: “He viewed the tapes on a video recorder at the border control, and found them to contain pornography involving both underage girls and boys together. He said the children were clearly under the age of 12.
“Unfortunately he can’t remember the exact date when it happened, but he had no doubt about the identity of the MP because he checked his passport. He said he had passed the details of the seizure up the chain of command and had no knowledge of what happened after that.