Category Archives: Pallial

List Created By North Wales Survivors

Late last year, Channel 4 ran this news piece which contained images of a ‘Victim’s List’ by North Wales survivors. It took 6 years to compile and 60 survivors helped compile it. The full list includes 54 names of abusers, 38 of them accused of sexual abuse, 11 women are also on the list, 7 of whom accused of sexual abuse.

The names were not broadcast for legal reasons. Below is the original Channel 4 News broadcast and an incomplete list created from the images shown.



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Thank you for your interest in the work of the Macur Review, which is progressing well.
Mrs Justice Macur is keen to hear from as many individuals and organisations as possible and would like to let you know that we will shortly be holding a public meeting in North Wales, to provide local people with an opportunity to identify the Review team and to provide any additional information relevant to the Macur Review terms of reference.
The meeting will take place on Tuesday 18 June and will be held at the Ramada Hotel in Wrexham, to provide a neutral venue in a location with good transport links. The event will be attended by Mrs Justice Macur and members of the Review team. There will be two sessions; one starting at 12:30, the other at 18:00 when the Judge will say a few opening words, but in keeping with wishing to hear views, she will otherwise be very much in listening mode. Given the sensitivity of the issues covered by the Review, we would like to offer attendees a private appointment by prior arrangement if this would be preferable. Please contact Marie Colton at the address /contact details below if you are interested in considering this option.
There may be some local media coverage of the meeting, but Mrs Justice Macur is clear that she is not holding a press conference.
We do appreciate that you may not be available to attend given the pressures on your time. However, should you wish to provide any relevant information in addition to that already submitted, this can be sent either by email to or by post to Room TM 10.02, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, WC2A 2LL.
Kind regards
Macur Review
TM 10.02 | Royal Courts of Justice | London | WC2A 2LL


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Message from Ian Mulcahey, the police officer in charge of Operation Pallial.

Operation Pallial recently received an email, via a third party, from someone asking why some people were told about the Public Report being published in advance of April 29, while others with an interest in abuse in North Wales had not been contacted. We do not have a reply address to respond directly to the person, so felt it might be useful to share more generally what we are doing to keep those currently in contact with us, as victims or witnesses, informed. We thank those who have agreed to share this message with others who may be interested in Operation Pallial and we hope it also reaches the original person who contacted us.

Message from Ian Mulcahey, the police officer in charge of Operation Pallial.

While I am not able to confirm personal details of any individuals who may or may not have been contacted by members of Operation Pallial, for obvious reasons, I would like to share with you the basis on which we currently share or issue information. 

Firstly, no information was provided to any victims in advance of the arrest of a man in Suffolk, as it would not be appropriate to announce police action publicly before it had taken place. We did issue a media release after the arrest and again after the man had been interviewed, to confirm that he was being released on bail while we continue to investigate. 

As an investigation, following consultation with a number of organisations who represent or support victims, we were encouraged to provide victims who had come forward to Operation Pallial with advanced access to the Public Report on Progress, which was published on April 29. 

We contacted everyone who had come forward to report abuse to us since November last year and informed them, in confidence, of the date and time that the report would be made public and how they could access and read it a few hours in advance if they wished to do so. 

We have received positive feedback from victims, who appreciated being given advanced warning of the publicity generated by the report, together with an opportunity to see it; rather than hear extracts reported in the news media and online. 

We were not selective in informing only a few of those who came forward; in fact we reached the vast majority of individuals in the week before the report was published.

If anyone feels, as a group or individually, that they would like more engagement with us, I would be happy to discuss this. Alternatively, you can approach the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, the NSPCC, Victim Support or the Chair of North Wales Police’s Independent Advisory Group and discuss your needs with them. All of these organisations and individuals meet regularly with myself and other members of Operation Pallial and we welcome feedback on all aspects of the investigation, including our communications.

We will continue to keep victims and witnesses as informed as possible throughout the investigation. Clearly there will be occasions, such as arrests, where this will not be possible.

Yours faithfully, 

Ian Mulcahey,

Detective Superintendent, Operation Pallial


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The Steeple Times

I’ve just added this blog as a bookmark. They’ve done some great articles recently and ‘I like the cut of their jib’ as a sailor type might be inclined to say. I particularly found this article HERE very interesting.

Lord McAlpine shares his views on how to deal with the media

In his 1999 book, The New Machiavelli: The Art of Politics in Business, Lord McAlpine, who successfully defeated Sally Bercow in a libel action today stated:

“Another option is for the businessperson to learn the art of dealing with the media, using all the tricks that go with that trade – such as the false defeat: when a person seems to lose, in order to gain public sympathy, or the false triumph: where a person seems to win in order to appear strong – thus giving credibility to any number of dubious propositions that person may wish to make in the future. Neither of these ploys are examples of the use of true facts, rather of false facts given to the media to chew on, much as a dog chews on a bone”.

The Steeple Times


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Ahhh!! It Was Jimmy McAlpine

Jimmie McAlpine

Jimmie McAlpine

On Thursday 8th November 2012, after considerable speculation, Lord McAlpine went public to deny that he was implicated in the North Wales child abuse scandal.

On that same day both The Guardian and The Telegraph carried stories which named Lord McAlpine’s cousin ‘Jimmy’ McAlpine as the likely child abuser as they declared that it must have been a case of ‘mistaken identity’.

But did The Guardian and The Telegraph know before hand about ‘Jimmy’ McAlpine’s child abusing ?

It seems unlikely as I’m sure that they would have considered it a big story in it’s own right.

I couldn’t possibly comment but I would like to note that the rest of the ‘exclusive’ that these two papers ran that day, including Lord McAlpine’s press statement looked to be fed directly from Lord McAlpine.

Did the revelation about ‘Jimmy’ McAlpine being a child abuser of North Wales care home children also come from Lord McAlpine ?

And if so had he talked to the police about this when they were investigating this in the early 1990s ? Has he talked to the Operation Pallial police about what he knows ?

Gerwyn Hall, a grand Georgian house hidden by woodland from the public road, was occupied by Jimmie McAlpine, who died in 1991, six years before the Waterhouse inquiry began. Jimmie’s wife, Cynthia, still living at the hall, declined to talk when approached by the Guardian.

Jimmie McAlpine chaired the north of England builders Alfred McAlpine Ltd. His Times obituary recorded: “His other main interest was vintage cars, and he amassed what was at one time the biggest private collection in Britain.”

The Waterhouse inquiry, when it attempted to investigate the McAlpine allegations, recorded: “According to [Messham’s] statement to the police, X [the letter assigned to conceal the identity of the McAlpine family member] had several different motor cars and would wait for him at the bottom of Bryn Estyn Lane.”

The Guardian


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NAPAC: Donate


You may have noticed that on the upper right hand side on The Needle there is now a ‘donate’ button. Clicking on this button takes you straight to the NAPAC donation site.

Following the Jimmy Savile exposure last Autumn there has been a substantial increase in adults who have been abused as children coming forward and reporting the abuse they suffered. At the same time there has been no corresponding increase in financial support for those charitable organisations that support survivors of child abuse.

NAPAC, The National Association for People Abused in Childhood, is the only national organisation which is focused on supporting adults who have been abused in any way as children.

NAPAC needs your help and support. I know times are hard for many people but even a donation of £5 will be very welcome. If you can afford a little more then that is great. By clicking on the NAPAC Donate tab you will be taken straight to the NAPAC website donation page, so you can be 100% certain that any donation you make will go straight to them and not into gojam’s Caribbean retirement fund !

For information about NAPAC please visit

NAPAC aim to:

  • Respond to the distress caused in adulthood by ill treatment and/or neglect in childhood.
  • Maintain a national information telephone line and other support services for people requiring advice and information about help available to overcome the continuing impact of childhood abuse in adulthood.
  • Provide support, training, information and resources to persons and organisations supporting people who have experienced ill treatment and/or neglect in childhood.
  • Raise public awareness of the continuing impact of childhood abuse in adulthood.
  • Effectively campaign to alleviate the impact of child abuse in adulthood.

NAPAC plan to achieve these aims by:

  • Continuing to maintain our national freephone support line and other support services for adults who have suffered any type of abuse during childhood.
  • The publication of helpful materials and information.
  • Establishing and delivering training packages for people and organisations supporting adult survivors who experienced ill treatment or neglect in childhood.
  • The establishment, maintenance and monitoring of a national register of counsellors and therapists who are committed to assisting adults who have experienced child abuse.
  • Organising seminars and conferences on relevant topics.
  • Promoting and liaising with relevant bodies on issues pertaining to childhood abuse and its continuing impact in adulthood.

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A Consultation Is Not Good Enough !

In my view this is an excellent ‘must read’ article from The Independent on Sunday 

Though I am a little concerned that the Government appear to be launching a ‘consultation’ over an issue which rightfully should be part of an independent national inquiry into the way children have been treated in care homes in this country over the last 40 years.

This is a ‘sticking plaster’ approach, one designed to fob the public off and cover up the past failings and cover ups of Government and Local Authorities.

No doubt there will be another “line in the sand” / “lesson will be learnt” /”mistakes were made” conclusion.

Yet another distraction from the bigger issues.

Next month, the Government will launch a consultation to increase the responsibilities of local councils to do more to look after the children in their care. By the end of this year, only senior officials will be able to decide to place children far away from their home, and only then if it is in the child’s best interest. And children’s homes will be required to work more closely with police and local authorities to prevent children from going missing.

From April 2014, for the first time, the Government will collect national data for all children missing from care – not just those who are missing for more than 24 hours.

A Home Office spokesman said: “All missing people are recorded on a database held by the national Missing Persons Bureau, but we recognise that improvements can be made in the collection and sharing of information about children who go missing from care. We are working with other government departments and agencies to take this forward.”

The Independent


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One Victim’s Experiences: Police Treatment in CSA Investigation

I’ve never spoken to this person but I have read her submission to Macur on Fighting Back. From the little I know she is a good sort. If **** reads this then I hope she’ll know that she has my full support.

As some are aware, a friend of mine, ****, has chosen in the past to share some of her experiences, very bravely, with the use of this blog.
Today she has found the courage to do so again with her take on Police Attitudes  toward historic Child Sexual Abuse.

Why I wont engage with pallial

November last year was a scary time for me, emotionally and physically and mentally. One Sunday morning I logged onto the BBC website, and there it was, the breaking news of the scale of abuse in North Wales Children’s Homes. I was at first shocked that finally it was out there, and upset at the same time because I knew what lay ahead.

More at Fighting Back


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The Jillings Report

I thought it was common knowledge that The Jillings Report had been published but apparently not.

So, here is an official Government link to it with an intro from Wikipedia

The Jillings Report stated that allegations involving famous names and paedophile rings were beyond its remit, and something best addressed at a potential later public inquiry. It found a child care system in which physical and sexual violence were common, from beatings and bullying, to indecent assault and rape.Children who complained of abuse were not believed, or were punished for making false allegations.The report stated that the number of children who were abused is not clear, but estimates range up to 200; in the early 1990s, around 150 had sought compensation. At least 12 former residents were found to have died from unnatural causes.The report states that some staff linked to abuse may have been allowed to resign or retire early.The report concludes that its panel members had considered quitting before publication, due to: “…the considerable constraints placed upon us.” The final report’s appendices included limited copies of the key witness statements taken by North Wales Police during their earlier investigation.


To View The Jillings Report Click On Link


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Op Pallial Report ‘Public Interest’

Beyond the appalling new statistics, two things struck me as I read the Pallial Report on it’s release.

The first is something that many others have commented on already, that Op Pallial have exonerated the North Wales Police Force.


No evidence, eh ?

It kind of reminds me of  “the curious incident of the dog [that didn’t bark] in the night-time.” Sometimes a lack of evidence is evidence in itself. I can’t believe that during the 1970s, 80s, and early 1990s that there were no complaints to the police.

Why doesn’t Op Pallial do as they did with the Savile Report and release all the complaints and missed opportunities and then let us all decide if there North Wales Police deserve this exoneration ?

The second part of the report that struck me was this;


Under these circumstances I’d suggest that full disclosure is in “the public interest” and any interpretation other than full disclosure that the CPS or SIO make will correctly be considered by the general public, who’s interests they claim the right to interpret, as another sign of yet another establishment cover-up.

We ideally need a National Inquiry into child abuse over the last four decades.

No more Cover-Ups !!!


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Why Are You Still In Post ?

Minister responsible for Waterhouse.
Resign !


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Pallial Report

The 18 page report from Operation Pallial has today been released.


Newsnight programme
1. On 2nd November 2012, the BBC current affairs programme Newsnight broadcast an
interview with Mr Steven Messham, which included allegations made by him that he
was abused as a child whilst in the North Wales care system and that the Waterhouse
Inquiry (see paragraphs 4-8 below) had failed to uncover the full extent of abuse in the
1970s and 1980s.

Receipt of new complaints
2. Following the broadcast of this interview and the ensuing intense public interest, the
North Wales Police, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
(NSPCC), the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, National Health Service (NHS)
Wales, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) and other public
and voluntary services began to receive multiple complaints of historic child abuse
relating to the North Wales care system.

Home Secretary’s Speech
3. The Home Secretary summarised these past events in a statement to the House of
Commons on 6th November 20121:


More at Fighting Back


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First Op Pallial Arrest

For those who may have forgotten this police operation. It is investigating child abuse in Wales.

A man has been arrested as part of the investigation into allegations of historical child abuse in north Wales.

Police said a man had been arrested in Ipswich, Suffolk, on suspicion of serious sexual offences against a number of individuals.

This is the first arrest under Operation Pallial, the independent investigation set up in November last year to examine the abuse allegations.

BBC News



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Very Important Please Read


“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” Edmund Burke

The BBC have announced that Rolf Harris has been arrested. I am aware that whenever there is any news about the allegations of sexual offences against Rolf Harris, The Needle receives a steep increase in traffic. Without wishing in anyway to seem unsupportive of the victims in this particular case, I’d like to take this opportunity to write about something far more widespread.

Over the last 40 years or more, the care home system in the UK has been targeted by paedophiles, producers of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) material (child pornogaphy) , the trafficking of children for sexual exploitation, and on occasion the murder of victims, either because their deaths become sick entertainment , or because they knew too much.

Some of this has been extremely well organised and is not restricted to one or two local authorities. This is a problem that is widespread.

When I first became aware of this I felt ashamed of myself. I felt ashamed because I had assumed that the most vulnerable in our society, children in need of care of the state, were safe. To find out that that was not the case and that because, in part, of my ignorance, the sexual abuse of children was being exploited and perpetuated was very difficult.

But now I am no longer ignorant, now I know what has been going on. Ignorance is not a crime but to turn away once all ignorance has been dispelled is morally reprehensible.

There has been a systemic cover up of the truth. One reason for this is due to the fact that many child abusers hold great power, a second reason for this is because CSA is an underworld industry which makes a great deal of money and therefore corruption is rife, a third reason for this is because some people mistakenly thought that moving a problem elsewhere solved it, and finally because with so many powerful people implicated for the three previous reasons, it has become an issue of national security.

I’d like to appeal to every parent and grandparent who reads this. This is not just historic this is a very real child safeguarding issue today.

Please take the time to read the articles here on The Needle and on Spotlight. Don’t look at the individual stories in isolation. Look at the broader picture.

Now I’ve told you, now you know, remember the words of Edmund Burke, and do not turn away.

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”


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Operation Greenlight Only Scratches The Surface.

Although Operation Greenlight is seeking to catalogue  children’s institutions where child sexual abuse took place over the last 50 years in the hope that we can highlight the activity of predatory paedophiles, ie, those that actively seek occupations which give them access to children and specifically those that ‘network’, it is important to note that working within the care home system or at a school are not the only occupations that can give such people access to children.

As the examples of Dr Morris Fraser, who ran the Azimuth Trust or Peter Righton a psychologist who was featured in The Secret Life of a Paedophile both demonstrate there are other occupations which can offer the predatory paedophile access to children but are much harder to catalogue.

Here is another such example which refers to Dr Timothy Healy referred to in the document below.

Are you starting to get it yet ?

A family doctor who drugged and sexually abused a string of child and adult patients in attacks stretching back nearly 25 years was jailed for 12 years yesterday.

Timothy Healy, 57, said to be a member of a “paedophile ring of professionals”, used the cover of his position to sedate and then assault dozens of male patients. He filmed much of the abuse.

His victims, two as young as 11, others in their teens and twenties, did not know they had been abused until police tracked them down last year.

Many more have yet to be identified and others were said to be too afraid or embarrassed to come forward.

Judge Geoffrey Rivlin, QC, passing sentence at Southwark Crown Court in London, described Healy’s actions as a “gross breach of trust”. He said: “You abused your position as a doctor in a most outrageous and despicable way.”

The Telegraph

We currently have over 300 UK children’s institutions where child abuse took place on Operation Greenlight but we know we’ve only scratched the surface and we are grateful for all your help and support.


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The Jillings Report

The Jillings report can once more be found under North Wales Scandal Uncovered, The Files.
It is heavily redacted and shows mostly the recommendations made by the Inquiry team in regard to Police Checks.

The Gov publication can be found

Fighting Back


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Madlands’ Savile Article

Reviewing some of the comments left by readers replying to the Farewell Madlands post, I noticed that there was particular sadness that Madlands’ article on Jimmy Savile might have been lost forever. So, I’ve decided to recreate Madlands’ excellent post here, complete with all the links.

What Jimmy Savile Really Did
March 27, 2013 by themadlands

If you are not following the revelations about Jimmy Savile closely and believe that he was a loaner who touched-up a few young groupies, then you have been deceived. Jimmy Savile’s actions go far beyond what you can even begin to believe: until you look at the evidence.
In this article I am going to tell you exactly how you have been deceived, why you have been deceived and why it matters to everyone in the UK.
All links in this piece open in new browser windows to allow you to read the further information in conjunction with this piece.

The Cover-up.

On 11th January 2013, the Metropolitan Police and the NSPCC published their joint report into the Operation Yewtree investigation, titled “Giving Victims A Voice”.
The problems with that report were twofold. Firstly they did not actually give all the victims a voice, only the ones who reported lower-level abuse (and considering the abuse revealed included raping mentally and physically disabled people, the high-level abuse must be, as you will learn, far, far beyond even that). It will also become clear as to why some of the worst abuse will never have been reported to the Police.
The reason for this dumbing-down through an incomplete investigation, and reporting on it, is simple. The authorities failed at all levels when it came to Savile. By limiting the horrors we, the public, find out about, the less likely it is that there will be a public outcry against those who knew about, covered-up for and participated in the abuse at all levels of our society.
The second problem is that their main conclusion was false. It was part of a cover-up. The cover-up is in place to hide from the British public one very simple fact:
Child abusers linked to Jimmy Savile go right to the top of our society and acted with the full knowledge of our Government, security services, Police, Judiciary and Press.

“Evidence” I hear you scream!

DS David Gray, who helped to lead the Savile investigation stated there was no evidence to suggest that he was part of a paedophile ring.
We are meant to belive that a man who abused children over six decades never formed close links with those who shared his sickness? We are meant to believe that a man who had the ear of Royalty, Prime Ministers and the Police was not well-connected enough to know of other paedophiles and act with them? This predatory paedophile acted alone, or at worst as part of a “loose network”.
That sounds to me like we are being deliberately led away from the truth?
Jimmy Savile’s nephew, Guy Marsden, told the press:

“Uncle Jimmy took me to his sick parties”.

In the article he goes on to say:

“A nephew of Sir Jimmy Savile yesterday told how his celebrity uncle attended ‘paedophile parties’.
Guy Marsden was just 13 when ‘Uncle Jimmy’ took him to a wealthy celebrity’s house in London in 1967 for the first of many sordid social gatherings.
Over the next 18 months, Guy and his friends went to numerous ‘parties’ where he believes men sexually abused girls and boys as young as ten. Savile was at many of these events, he said.”
“Guy said Savile sometimes arrived with a man dressed as a priest and he believed the young victims may have come from an orphanage or children’s home.”

Does that sound like a man who is not part of a high-level paedophile ring? How was he informed the parties were happening?
Surely by definition, a group of men arranging for care home children to be brought to private homes to be abused must be….a paedophile ring?
Marsden goes even further, stating:

“The group of runaways ended up in a fabulous house – believed to belong to a famous pop impresario – with a big indoor swimming pool. The celebrity home was one of the party venues.
‘At night you would get about 15 or 20 people turning up. There would be music and tables full of food, we couldn’t believe it. There was everything we needed and we just hung around.
‘At first we automatically assumed the children lived there, but we soon realised they didn’t. They would be brought there, sometimes by Uncle Jimmy, and would stay for six or seven hours until 3 or 4am. They were just little kids, boys and girls.”

Guy Marsden, an eye-witness, close to Savile and with nothing to hide, states clearly not only that a paedophile ring was active, but that “Uncle Jimmy” sometimes supplied the children.

If you had the head of operation Yewtree in front of you now, would you not ask:
“How on earth did you conclude there was no paedophile ring when there is clear witness testimony that states the complete opposite?”

But That Was Just The Tip Of What Jimmy was involved in.

For decades there were rumours of a paedophile ring operating around the town of Scarborough, as this story from the Express shows.
Recently independent investigative reporters have started uncovering the truth of what happened there. It is a story that involves a widespread knowledge amongst the local people, that was ignored due to the power of the people involved in it.
It is alleged to have involved a prominent local businessman, Peter Jaconelli, a friend of Jimmy Savile as the picture on the Express story linked to above shows. There is also evidence it was a paedophile ring that involved local government officials and members of the North Yorkshire Police. The NY Police had evidence and reports regarding the ring, Jaconelli and Savile for decades, but all investigations cam to unexplained halts.
This article from the Real Whitby site, also gives evidence that Savile took children from a care home he had no jurisdiction over, for weekends away in, you guessed it, Scarborough. Jimmy used his cult of personality to take children to the abusers:

“The Sunday People article confirms that Savile took patients from the safety of a secure controlled environment at Rampton to visit his close friends Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Corrigan. The patients did not meet anyone else.
They were taken to Jaconelli at his Council offices in 1971. During the 1972 visit they met him at one of his ice cream parlours (where Jaconelli is alleged to have routinely committed sexual offences) and from which the public had been specifically excluded, thereby ensuring that there were no witnesses to what happened.
The conclusion is therefore inescapable that Savile chose to take patients from Rampton to Scarborough in preference to taking patients from Broadmoor because:
Rampton is closer to Scarborough and where the other members of Jaconelli’s ring were located.
Scarborough was Savile’s preferred place to offend because Jaconelli’s status ensured they could operate safely without fear of arrest.
The sole reason behind both trips was to move vulnerable people to Scarborough to Jaconelli.
Given the allegations against Jaconelli and Savile, the concern must be that it is highly likely that the patients were abused on both visits, possibly even in the Mayor’s Council Offices.”

Savile was no lone wolf. savile was a procurer of children for multiple high level paedophile rings, operating in Britain with the full knowledge of, and at times participation of, the people who we trust to run our country.

But Jimmy Was Not Just A Local Paedo Ring Procurer.

In 2008 the form childrens home of Haut De La Garenne on the island of Jersey was the centre of unbelievable child abuse allegations. Those allegations were so widespread and so evil that many people simply did not believe them.
The funny thing about Haut De La Garenne is that the initial findings were suddenly criticised. The original Police chief taken off the case and the whole thing was dumbed-down and finally forgotten again.
The problem is that 116 former child residents of the home, stand by what they say about the horrors that went on there. When we speak of horrors, let us be clear, we mean the rape, torture and murder of children by paedophiles.
Without going into details about the horror and cover-up of the Jersey paedophile scandal, I do want to address the Savile link to it.
In 2008 Jimmy Savile sued the Sun newspaper over pieces they had wrote in which the linked him to the abuse at Haut De La Garenne by claiming he visited it on many occasions.
The Sun produced photographic evidence of Savile at the home:


Savile’s response? He slapped a super-injunction on the photo, forcing the Sun to not print it.
So Savile lied. He had visited Haut De La Garenne. Children from the home state he visited on MANY occasions. Even the head of the Police investigation, removed when the revelations about human remains came to light was reported as saying:

“The former head of the Jersey child abuse investigation has said he now suspects that Sir Jimmy Savile was implicated in the Haut de la Garenne children’s home abuse scandal.”

It was also revealed that:

“A solicitor who acted for victims of child abuse in Jersey also told the Guardian that some former Haut de la Garenne residents, both women and men, now claim they were assaulted by Savile in the 1970s.
Alan Collins, a solicitor for several Haut de la Garenne victims, said “a handful” of former residents have now made abuse allegations about Savile. He said Savile’s name was mentioned several times during the police investigation of 2008 but that the evidence did not seem to stack up at the time.”

We are going to go down the rabbit hole a bit deeper now in relation to Jersey, so you can see the implications of what Jimmy Savile was part of. As you have already seen he was evidently a procurer of children for paedophile rings.
This excerpt is from the now defunct News of the World:

“The youngsters were told by care staff the boat rides were treats—only to be assaulted and RAPED at sea by pervert toffs.
Details of the sick attacks emerged as we discovered even more blood has been found in a bath in the dungeon underneath the Haut de la Garenne home—and in the drains. And our reporters have been told how builders on renovations at the home were urged by staff to BURN any bones they dug up.
We also uncover the full extent of the dark forces of corruption hampering the police investigation. We can reveal worried cops feel under so much pressure over the abuse allegations they are preparing to BYPASS Jersey’s own legal system and hand their evidence to our government.
This could include files on up to seven social workers and carers who worked at the sinister home—including one nicknamed the ‘pinball wizard’ who HURLED kids against the walls to see how far they would BOUNCE. At least two previous senior employees of children’s services on the island are also under investigation despite the attempts of corrupt former policemen, politicians and businessmen to scupper the inquiry.
We understand that two weeks ago Jersey ministers SECRETLY VOTED to have senior police investigator Lenny Harper removed from the case because they believed he was too open with the media. But the Chief of Police Graham Power refused.
One of the most serious lines of inquiry in the investitally and physically disabled peularly loaned to wealthy yachtsmen to “do with them what they chose for the day,” according to our source close to the investigation.
“Haut de la Garenne staff described the trips as a treat for children who spent long hours cooped up at the home. But in reality the kids were subjected to the vilest sexual abuse on board the luxury boats.
“Our source said: “The allegations about the yachting community have come in from a number of different people…”

I will go no further than to state that one of the people who regularly sailed around Jersey was The then Prime Minister Edward Heath.
Savile’s pal Edward Heath, who appeared on his BBC1 show Jim’ll Fix It, was Prime Minister at the time.
Bearing in mind what you have read so far and will read from this point on, can you begin to see the implications of what Jimmy Savile may have been involved in, and see reasons why the Government and security services would suppress the truth?

The Glass Elevator Smashes Through The Roof.

In the late 1980′s Prince Charles and Diana were having, as well know, some pretty fundamental marriage problems.
Who did they turn to for assistance? Jimmy Savile. It is incredible, but true. The piece just linked to gives an overview of the story, but you have to look BEYOND what is written to see the reality. This is not a story about Jimmy’s inappropriate behaviour at St James’ Palace, you have to ask: why was he allowed to wander around?
“Savile is understood to have visited Prince Charles’s official London residence several times in the late 1980s when he was acting as a kind of marriage counsellor between Charles and Princess Diana. A spokesman for the Prince of Wales confirmed the prince and Savile formed a relationship in the late 1970s after coming together through their work with wheelchair sports charities. Charles led tributes to Savile when he died a year ago.”
So we have clear confirmation that Savile talked intimately to Charles and Diana. We see that he was also a confirmed friend of Prince Charles for many years. A man who we now know had allegations of paedophilia surrounding him for decades, was allowed to become close personal friends with the heir to the throne? Where were MI5? Are we to believe the security services, who already knew Savile’s lifelong friend Cyril Smith was a paedophile, were not aware? That they had not done a security clearance check on him as would be standard procedure?
It is odd. Negligent even. Perhaps the security services simply never informed Charles or Diana of their knowledge. Perhaps Charles just trusted someone who made themselves appear trustworthy.
Lets join some more dots for you right now.

Elm Guest House, Islington & Richmond.

In late 2012 MP Tom Watson shocked the house to silence when he rose and stated that he had seen clear evidence of a high level paedophile ring operating high in London society, going even to the doors of number 10 itself.

This statement was linked to the dossier on Peter Righton, a disgraced civil servant who networked with other paedophiles as part of the Paedophile Information Exchange. beneath a veneer of civility PIE members carried out sickening abuse.

Righton’s diary is reputed to contain entries were he described his abuse and then marked the boys out of ten for the punishments they could take. In short, these men were absolute monsters.

In 1992 the Evening Standard tried to uncover the paedophile ring involving many of the PIE members and others, operating in London and supplied with boys from the care homes of Islington. Despite it and others having tried to uncover the truth many times, little action was taken and many suggested powerful paedophiles escaped justice. It was dismissed as fantasy and conspiracy theory and buried.

The Islington scandal is linked to that of Elm Guest House. Elm was a gay brothel that also catered for peadophiles. It advertised in coded messages to those paedphiles as a location where there was even a room with film equipment in it.

Operation Fernbridge is currently investigating the Elm guest house scandal, which was forced upon it after care workers from the time leaked evidence onto the internet stating that high level people visited it to abuse children. Those children were supplied from the care homes of Islington. Despite the clear evidence of high level abusers, only two people have been arrested so far.

I do urge you to read as much of this a you can at some stage to see just how extensive and far-reaching the Elm guest house scandal is, and why it is being covered-up. You will also read why it was covered up at the time: because a cabinet minister was implicated in visiting it.

Just in case you are in any doubt that there is a cover-up going on, this excerpt from the Star shows there was:

“But a former detective who worked on the case revealed they were ­suddenly told to halt the probe.
The furious ex-policeman said: “It wasn’t that we ran out of leads but it reached a point where a warning to stop came.
“It was a case of ‘get rid of everything, never say a word to anyone’. It was made very clear to me that to ­continue asking questions would ­jeopardise my career.”

“Evil and probably part of an obvious cover-up. But, how does this link to Uncle Jimmy?” I hear you say. OK, lets move on.

To The Palace.

For ten short days in 1982 the press openly and frequently reported on the Elm guest house scandal as it unfolded. Then, suddenly, despite all the evidence mounting of a paedophile ring involving the government and being covered-up by the government, they stopped.
Perhaps because of hints in some of the stories printed at the time and later.
“The customers included three MP’s and a member of the staff at Buckingham palace.
Palace link in child sex scandal.
The link had been established between the scandal of care home children from Islington and Richmond being supplied to paedophile brothels, to paedophiles within the Palace.
Now I know you are thinking “I see where you are going, but this is circumstantial evidence. Just because there were paedophiles operating at the Palace, it does not mean Jimmy Savile knew that”.
Let’s just fill you in on a few more details.
Savile was not only “brought in” to help Charles and Diana. He was also called upon to aid Sarah Ferguson.

“I was helping her not get publicity rather than get it – to cool things down….”

Does Jimmy Savile seem a likely person to you to call upon to help you lower your profile? No, me neither. So you have to question the reason for his calling upon.
You probably also don’t know just how cosy he was with the Queen:

“As for Savile’s relationship with the Queen, he suggested it was somewhat lighthearted. “She thinks I’m odd because odd things always seem to happen when I’m at BP,” he said last year, referring to Buckingham Palace. “One time I was at a party there and the Queen said: ‘I do not recognise this person, I bear no responsibility if anything should happen’ – the Queen likes a joke. The next minute I bump into a lady who turns out to be Barbara Bush.
“When she sees me she says: ‘Jimmmyyyy!’ and flings her arms out and knocks champagne all over the woman next to her who says ‘S***!’ in a very loud voice and steps back in her high heel on to the foot of the woman behind. The Queen shook her head, took me by the arm, stood me against the wall and said: ‘Stay there and don’t move!’ So I did. After all she is the Queen.”

Diana mentioned Savile in the “squidgygate” tape:

“She was recorded saying: “Jimmy Savile rang me up yesterday, and he said: ‘I’m just ringing up, my girl, to tell you that His Nibs [Charles] has asked me to come and help out the redhead [Ferguson]‘.”

Along with his friendship with Prince Philip, until a reported falling out that nobody has ever heard a reason for, we have compelling evidence that Savile was welcome at the Palace. Able to basically wander into a Palace and speak with Royalty. A Palace whose staff contained an alleged paedophile ring linked to Elm Guest House.

On 16th February 2013 Exaro News reported that:

“Exaro has established that Haroon Kasir, known as Harry, who was co-manager of the guest house, used to boast that he was “best friends” with Savile. Kasir would tell friends how Savile used to visit him frequently.”

It was also said:

“Harry started to behave strangely after Jimmy died”.

Jimmy Savile. Elm Guest House. The Palace. Now do you see why what Jimmy really got up to has been brushed under the carpet?

One Final Drop Down The Rabbit Hole.

Some celebrities, such as Esther Rantzen, have been less than honest about what they really knew of Jimmy Savile. Esther for example, the “lovely lady” of childline, claimed she only heard one vague rumour back in the 1970′s and dismissed she knew any more in a gushing interview with Piers Morgan.

The problem is that she was told many times, as this article shows:

“ESTHER Rantzen faces claims that she failed to act on Jimmy Savile paedophile rumours.Abuse campaigner Shy Keenan says she alerted her 18 years ago.Shy — who represents the charity The Phoenix Post, a victims’ advocacy group — said she raised concerns she had heard about the depraved star when she was contributing to a TV show.”

Others, are being far more honest.

My final piece of the puzzle comes from Mr Andy Kershaw. In his article he says:

“When the news broke of Jimmy Savile’s death, I sat before the rolling television news channels in a state of exasperation and disbelief. Celebrities, media heavyweights, and even representatives of the great and the good, were scrambling to gush eulogies to a man they were eager to canonise as Saint Jimmy of Stoke Mandeville or, at least, a much-loved national treasure.Every one of these mourners knew better than to pay tribute. For every one of them, as creatures of the media or the entertainment industries, had, for years, heard the persistent rumours about the real Jimmy Savile. Even in death – and for another 12 months – Savile would continue to pull off a public relations swindle of spectacular audacity.”

He goes on to say:

“Typical of those with 20/20 hindsight was Esther Rantzen. Within a couple of days of the Savile scandal breaking, Esther Rantzen, founder of Childline, and someone not previously shy of hobnobbing with Savile, was asking us to believe she had heard the rumours but had dismissed them as “green room gossip”. Later, and presuming to speak on behalf of the nation, Rantzen popped up on BBC News to wring her hands and claim: “We are all guilty now.”
Not me, Esther, old thing. At Radio 1, as soon as I heard the Savile rumours, I gave the guy a very wide berth. And in my autobiography, No Off Switch, written and first published while Savile was still alive, I hinted as strongly as I could that there may be a darker side, describing him as a “veteran Radio 1 DJ, tireless charity worker, another national institution, widely recognised for his interest in young people”.

Note the words I have highlighted. Kershaw states he hinted at the true scale of what Savile did. Now look at the title of his article:

“The Jimmy Savile scandal will not be snuffed out”.

Snuff is of course a term for movies which involve the murder of people in a violent sexual context. Most of these unbelievably evil films involve paedophiles and children. In the age before the internet they were passed around in video cassette for significant sums of money. It was an industry, men got rich out of the absolute evil depicted.
“Category 5″ child porn. The type that Police officers have to watch and state, understandably that is ruins their lives having to do so.
Elm Guest House had video equipment. Men linked to the Elm scandal also had links to child trafficking and porn in the Netherlands.
Jimmy Savile. Elm Guest House. The Palace. The Government. Child Trafficking. Snuff movies.

A few people have now come forward to say that they witnessed “Satanic” rituals involving Jimmy Savile in the basement of Stoke Mandeville hospital and in Scarborough.

Another person has stated that Cyril Smith, who as we know was a lifelong friend of Savile, was friends with a noted Satanist and visited his house.
Others are also now beginning to break their traumatised silence on having seen children killed in satanic paedophilie rituals involving notable people including Jimmy Savile.

Jimmy Savile. Elm Guest House. The Palace. The Government. Child Trafficking. Snuff movies. Satanism.

Now can you begin to see why, even if only half of the above is true, why the establishment have covered-up the truth about what Jimmy Savile did?

Discount the Satansim as fantasy. You still have links to Royalty, Politicians, paedophile rings containing murderers and cabinet ministers, child trafficking and snuff movies.

Don’t want to believe the royalty stuff? Take that out as well. You still have The Government, child trafficking, snuff movies and a paedophile ring containing politicians and a child murderer.

Can’t contemplate the snuff movies stuff, take that out as well. In fact, take it all out, everything you have just read.
Do you still, after reading it, really believe Savile was a lone wolf who touched up a few women and had sex with willing groupies, and that there has been no cover-up?
Of course you don’t. You have a brain. But just in case you are still doubtful. Edwina Currie was asked on Twitter if there has been a cover-up about Elm Guest House:


If there was a cover-up there, then there was a cover-up over Savile.

Why This Matters To You.

Some have dismissed this scandal, even if you believe all I have told you, as all in the past. Old news. people now old or dead. irrelevant. A previous generation, different rules.
It Could not happen again.
Deep down you already know it could happen again. If they got away with it last time, there are probably protected people doing the same thing to innocent stolen children right now. Safe in the knowledge they can do what they want because the establishment is covering up for them.

I know you are thinking “why would they cover this evil up?”

One of the named people who was allegedly photographed at Elm guest house having sex with children was a top politician. He has links to both David Cameron and Nick Clegg and their families. If he is arrested, people will ask how on earth none of those people knew.

How did the security services, who vetted BBC employees throughout the 1960′s and 1970′s, not know about Savile, or Elm guest house and inform anyone? How was Savile allowed anywhere near the Royal family?

How did the currently serving politicians, who were at the time senior councillors and legal people linked to Islington and Richmond councils never hear about what was evidently a widespread scandal of child trafficking in their boroughs?

How did nobody in the BBC ever hear anything so dark and horrifying? Even with the current stories of yet more BBC paedophile rings involving staff on both Doctor Who and Eastenders showing that their “saw no evil, heard no evil” stance simply isn’t credible?

How did so many ex-Police and care workers never get listened to when they spoke out about both the scale of the abuse and the fact they were warned off, time after time after time?
The truth, whatever the exact details of what Jimmy did, or what the Politicians and others did, is:




What happened in this country is a national scandal. If the truth is allowed to come out, through the Police involved in operations Yewtree, Fernbridge and Fairbank having their shackles taken off and the evidence stolen from them by MI5 in the 1980′s, including photo’s, are returned to them, then it would make the Profumo scandal look like a tea party.

If you have a shred of compassion for children and a sense of right and wrong, what you have read should have left you shaking with anger.
Innocent children, taken from care homes, disowned and then destroyed by powerful, evil men and all covered-up by other powerful people who want to avoid a scandal.
And that is just the “highlight” scandal. There is also what happened in Wales. It has happened across the country time and time and time again. Time and time and time againt, it has been covered-up. To stop you from getting angry and demanding it stop and people in power bein held to account.

IF the past is ignored, it sends a message to those who would act in the same way today that we will accept it.

Tweet your MP.

Write to your MP and demand the home secretary commissions an enquiry.

If you now walk away from this piece without acting, you are tolerating the abuse.

Act now.


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But Things Were Different Back Then……

…….It’s the constant refrain of those who wish to make excuses for the lack of action taken against organised child abuse in the last forty years. As if parents and grandparents couldn’t care less if their children were raped back then.

It’s a lie, as this story from 1977 demonstrates, they did care, they just didn’t know the full extent of it.

Now we know, parents and grandparents can not turn a blind eye to it. Now we know, we can’t conveniently forget about it.



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Choose !


“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it”– Martin Luther King


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Then And Now: Sound Familiar ?

Funny how history repeats itself.

1993 John Major’s Government cuts funding  as sensitive child abuse allegations hit the headlines

N.A.Y.P.I.C. is the consumer-led organization first set up in 1979 until 1993 when funding came to a halt. This being at a time when we were exposing atrocities such as:

  • Langton house (American Medical International private care hospital for children) psychiatric hospital, which we had closed down making News at 10 and costing AMI 8 Million Pounds.
  • ‘Pin Down’ which prompted a public enquiry
  • The Nottingham ritual abuse case that we helped work on with, Channel 4 Dispatches.
  • Melanie Klein House secure unit Greenwich which we had closed down
  • The Carol Cazier (who died mysteriously during our investigation and shortly before the court case, which was about to reveal influential people’s involvement) case dating back to 1973, which made front page news in the Daily Express back then.
  • Our child pornography and snuff movies exposure, which made front page in the Times newspaper.
  • The Bromley privatization of children’s homes (selling children with the homes), which we took to the hight court , the council narrowly escaping paying £600,000 if we won, however the director of social services and the chair of SSD both being arrested and put in the cells for taking bribes and countless more exposures which we are well documented on exposing

Youth Parliament

2013 David Cameron’s Government cuts funding as sensitive child abuse allegations hit the headlines

Graham Wilmer, director of the Lantern Project, said, “We shall be closing down in two weeks’ time. The outgoing government did promise to set up a national strategy that would include funding for such work [victim support], but this was cancelled by the new government.”………….

………….Jonathan Bird, operations manager of the National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAYPAC), said “Some organisations are having to close because of lack of funding.”

Exaro News


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