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R.A.P. vs Cyril Smith
May 7, 2014 2:16 AM   Subscribe

As the row ratchets up over claims of an establishment cover-up of child abuse involving the late Sir Cyril Smith, here are the original stories that ran in Private Eye 454 and in the Rochdale Alternative Press (RAP), in 1979. [warning - these are scans of the articles that have been converted to jpeg, and unfortunately, the text is very small]

BBC - Lord Steel says he quizzed Cyril Smith over sex claims

BBC - Cyril Smith inquiry: Police identify new suspects

BBC - Sir Menzies Campbell on Cyril Smith sex abuse claims
posted by marienbad (0 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Having just now caught up with the relevant facts, it appears to me this is little "Best Of the Web" and lots of "deceased MP may well have done terrible things", leaving little for us to do but agree and speculate. Maybe let's not. -- goodnewsfortheinsane



 

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