Calls for Government inquiry into sexual abuse of children to include Kincora Boys’ Home and Westminster
‘It emerged yesterday that Ms Woolf, a corporate lawyer, will be given clearance to read classified intelligence documents from the time. It has been claimed that some MI5 agents were aware of cases of abuse but failed to act on the information. The most potent claims relate to Northern Ireland.
Simon Danczuk, the Labour MP who exposed the sexual behaviour of the late Cyril Smith, his predecessor in the Rochdale seat, is seeking a meeting with Ms Woolf. He said last night that the inquiry’s terms of reference must include “some focus on Westminster”.
“When I look at what Theresa May said when she announced the inquiry, there wasn’t anything about politics and that’s a cause for concern,” said Mr Danczuk. “There needs to be a focus on whether there was a cover-up within Westminster, by which I mean within broader politics, party politics and Parliament.”‘
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