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#241 Johnoco

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 04:21 PM

"Obviously I don't have any real evidence of this and it's based mainly on word of mouth and supposition, but apparently we don't need to bother with the due process of law any more and someone writing something in a blog is proof enough."


The day we start questioning second hand rumours based on work related gossip is a sad day for justice.

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 09:09 PM

One thing I'm not sure about.

Was Jimmy Savile a full-time employee of the BBC or was he a freelance who hired out "Jimmy Savile Ltd" to the corporation. If he was a freelance, surely no-one can claim compensation from the BBC because they had no employer responsibility.

It would be equivalent to the girls exploited by Gary Glitter trying to claim compensation from whichever record label he was on at the time.

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#243 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 07:50 AM

One thing I'm not sure about.

Was Jimmy Savile a full-time employee of the BBC or was he a freelance who hired out "Jimmy Savile Ltd" to the corporation. If he was a freelance, surely no-one can claim compensation from the BBC because they had no employer responsibility.

It would be equivalent to the girls exploited by Gary Glitter trying to claim compensation from whichever record label he was on at the time.


it happened on bbc premises: people and organisations are responsible what goes on in their premises.


the record label analogy only works if it happened in their studios or any other of its properties

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#244 Amber Avenger

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 08:55 AM

One thing I'm not sure about.

Was Jimmy Savile a full-time employee of the BBC or was he a freelance who hired out "Jimmy Savile Ltd" to the corporation. If he was a freelance, surely no-one can claim compensation from the BBC because they had no employer responsibility.

It would be equivalent to the girls exploited by Gary Glitter trying to claim compensation from whichever record label he was on at the time.


I would say a more apt comparison is that if a child was abused at a school by a supply teacher provided an agency, you probably wouldn't go lightly on the school just because they didn't employ them directly.
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#245 Jasper

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 12:35 PM

The flood gates appear to have been well and truely opened. Can't provide a link but here is a piece from AOL's website -

Information on doctors who worked at hospitals where Jimmy Savile had links has been passed to police amid claims they were involved in a network of child abusers connected with the disgraced presenter. At least three doctors were alleged to have abused young people in their care and were identified by victims who came forward in the last two weeks, reported The Guardian.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:46 PM

Now there has been an unnamed former PM mentioned being involved on a paedophile ring.I dont know wether to believe it or not,but I hope it isn't true
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
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#247 West Country Eagle

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:50 PM

Now there has been an unnamed former PM mentioned being involved on a paedophile ring.I dont know wether to believe it or not,but I hope it isn't true


There were plenty of rumours about Heath's sexuality a few years ago - maybe that's what they're getting at.
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#248 gingerjon

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:51 PM

There were plenty of rumours about Heath's sexuality a few years ago - maybe that's what they're getting at.


There's also an advisor to Margaret Thatcher.
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#249 Johnoco

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:54 PM

There's also an advisor to Margaret Thatcher.

A prominent one?

#250 gingerjon

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:56 PM

A prominent one?


A dead one.

Sunday Times had the story last weekend.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:05 PM

And rumours of foreign diplomats being entertained at locations in North Wales. Senior police involvement too.
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#252 JohnM

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:11 PM

There's also an advisor to Margaret Thatcher.


who dat? or where can I find out?

#253 Wolford6

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:21 PM

And rumours of foreign diplomats being entertained at locations in North Wales. Senior police involvement too.


I'm sorry but that's stretching the imagination too far.
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#254 Futtocks

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:28 PM

who dat? or where can I find out?


Google these three words - thatcher advisor paedophile

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#255 JohnM

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:43 PM

Watson has gone on record to deny that the mystery aide referred to in his statement at PMQs was Peter Morrison, former aide to Margaret Thatcher when she was in power.

#256 nadera78

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:16 PM

Watson has gone on record to deny that the mystery aide referred to in his statement at PMQs was Peter Morrison, former aide to Margaret Thatcher when she was in power.


Curiouser and curiouser.
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#257 Cherry and White

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 08:20 PM

you can easily find links on 3 out of the last 8 PMS one taking part and two being close to people being involved.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 09:01 PM

Police say they have three lines of investigation based on information received.

Saville, Saville & Others, and Just Others.

You get the feeling that a few people may have a ready packed suitcase tin case they need to leg it.
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#259 Johnoco

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 09:05 PM

I've heard arrests are imminent?

#260 Padge

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 09:27 PM

I've heard arrests are imminent?

Where form?

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