Leon Brittan Accused Of Attempting To Smuggle Child Abuse Images Into UK.Posted: January 22, 2015
I cannot stress strongly enough the importance of this. It is vital that the detective who told Tim Tate about a customs’ officer stopping Brittan at Dover, and seizing video tapes of child abuse from him is interviewed and also gives his information to the inquiry as soon as possible.
I’m very grateful to journalist Tim Tate for leaving this comment, quoted below, which has confirmed my suspicions about the provenance of The Daily Telegraph story, also quoted below, which alleged that Leon Brittan had been caught trying to smuggle indecent images of children into Dover while he had been an EU Commissioner in the late 1980s.
Tim Tate is on the byline of the original Daily Telegraph story
“Almost a year ago I interviewed a very senior detective who was handling the Brittan investigation. He was very clear that the Customs Officer (referred to above) had made a clear and credible statement about stopping Brittan at Dover, and seizing child pornography video tapes from him. The Customs Officer stated that he viewed the tapes and was able to describe what was on them.
That statement is – or should be – still held at the Metropolitan Police station…
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