Channel 4 News tonight gave a tantalising glimpse of Liz MacKean’s Dispatches programme, to be shown in full later. Of course, one has total sympathy for the apparent victims who have suffered hell for years. But the piece had me thinking who on earth would gain from trying to put the mockers on proper investigation of these allegations at the time the incidents apparently took place?
Who are these “powerful forces” who sat on files which exposed the situation?
It would certainly be the first time I’ve heard the Liberal Party of 1974-1979, with just 14 MPs, described as a “powerful force”.