I think I’ll toss a new name into the hat full of suggestions for a person deemed suitable to drink from the poisoned chalice that is to be set in front of the ‘Chair’ of the Independent Inquiry intoContinue reading →
- Former cancer patient who said Savile saved her life now wants £60,000 for ‘sex abuse’ in latest questionable claim against his estate
- Claim one of many being laid against Savile’s estate found to be questionable
- Woman was a
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How Savile’s niece’s demand for compensation led to police fraud probe: Her own daughter says story is false…how many more of the 211 claims for vast payments will police investigate?
- Caroline Robinson claimed great-uncle Savile
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I can remember events that date back to being three years old – but they are ‘fixed images’ rather than a ‘video’ rendition of events. I have a clear image of my Father, bent over anContinue reading →
We gain our impression of the world around us from the media, the meeja, the msm, whatever you want to call it. Increasingly, the most humble of us are expected to hold an opinion on that world.
Back last November, an excitable Alan Collins of Pannone, once a proudly independent Manchester law firm of some repute, but now a mere sub-division of the global Brobdingnagian Slater and Gordon, was breathlessly announcing that he was getting ‘freshContinue reading →
Another day, and the claims grow ever wilder; now permeating even those parts of the media – like The Times – that you might have relied upon in the past to check their sources and report actual facts. ButContinue reading →
“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence”. Leonardo da Vinci.
Post-Leveson, the Dead Tree Press has been keen to show that, unregulated, they can expose much wrong doing in our world that could protectContinue reading →
The Trust and beneficiaries came into conflict with Natwest in its role as executor and personal representative of the Savile. In particular the Trust – which was named in the will as the residual beneficiary ofContinue reading →
‘Reflections on Savile at Duncroft’
Edinburgh ESRC Project
Securing a data set on allegations of sexual abuse made against
the former disc jockey, Jimmy Savile
This project aims to secure data thatContinue reading →
Like an overflowing cess-pit, rumours bubble up from the bottom of the Internet and advertise their presence with a belch. The fertile imagination of those who create these stories knows no bounds. Invariably built around singleContinue reading →
Another day, another expensive inquiry into the ubiquitous ‘Savile allegations’. Operation Newgreen, the ‘Oh my God, someone’s making allegations that West Yorkshire Police were complicit in concealing Savile’s ‘offending’ – we’d better hold an Inquiry’ knicker wavingContinue reading →
Seven words jumped out near the start of the second chapter of this book. ‘But the truth had to emerge eventually’ – fifteen chapters later the truth had still not put in an appearance.
I’m glad IContinue reading →
What arrant nonsense have the hacks that write our
Tabloids ‘Penny Dreadfuls’ come up with now? What balderdash-on-stilts is served today?
When the Sunday Pictorial was launched in 1915, Lord Rothermere said that the idea wasContinue reading →
I spoke yesterday of the vast volume of mail I am receiving, since starting to write of the Savile case. Some makes me angry beyond belief – and as if by magic, one such arrived overnight. The writer isContinue reading →
The picture editors were busy yesterday. The winsome portrayals of Madeleine McCann, once the picture of choice if the word paedophilia was to be mentioned in the media, were passed over. The aging shots of Jimmy Savile dusted down again, aContinue reading →
A while ago, someone drew my attention to a Tweet from @fleetstreetfox regarding Lord Rennard. I was quite shocked at the time, for Susan Boniface has said that the reason she took up the ‘anonymous identity ‘ of fleetstreetfox wasContinue reading →
‘Little princess, you will grow up to be beautiful and make someContinue reading →