Leon Brittan

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He named former prime minister Sir Edward Heath and Jimmy Savile in his claims.
Years of hard campaigning have helped create a better environment for them to come forward. Having opened the public's eyes to the persistent levels of sexual assaults on children - over 31,000 recorded by police in England and Wales last year - it would be a travesty if victims are forced back into silence, fearing they will not be believed when they speak up."
Tom Watson's humbling apology for "distressing" claims of sexual assault he made against a now deceased Tory peer failed
Labour’s Deputy Leader Tom Watson today said all MPs needed to “examine their consciences” as he defended his role in the
I have heard many disturbing and harrowing accounts of child abuse since I asked that question in the House of Commons. It is impossible not to become deeply upset and angry when listening to them. When the death of Leon Brittan was announced, I worried that the justice system would no longer take its course and that the allegations would never be thoroughly investigated... The choice facing anyone who is presented with testimony of this kind is whether to pass it on to the authorities and urge them to investigate or to ignore it. I chose the first option. I felt it was my duty to do so.
The former home secretary, who died before he could answer questions at an inquiry into an alleged paedophile ring in Westminster
Former Conservative home secretary Leon Brittan has died after a long battle with cancer, his family has said. Lord Brittan
For Cameron to say, in response to the Wanless report, "It is important that it says that there wasn't a cover-up. Some of the people who've been looking for conspiracy theories will have to look elsewhere" seems astonishingly callous and shows little respect for survivors.