‘An alleged rape victim of Jimmy Savile said she felt “so lucky” to have met the famous DJ for the first time before moments later he pushed her on to a bed and took her virginity, a court heard today.
The woman, aged 15 at the time, told detectives she was taken from a disco to a nearby flat in Higher Broughton, Salford, by another DJ, Ray Teret, who also raped her after Savile.’
‘The child abuse inquiry headed by under-fire Fiona Woolf was dealt a further blow on Thursday when a prominent campaigner said victims would not take part in it.
Whistleblower Peter McKelvie, who raised the alarm about prominent individuals engaged in child sex abuse two years ago, said: ‘It’s a process that survivors I’m talking to say they really don’t want to be part of.’
‘Scoop from the Yorkshire Post: in 2009 child abuse campaigners in Rotherham sent a five page letter to Denis MacShane detailing concerns about widespread abuse in his constituency, but received no response.’
It would be ‘utterly naive’ to expect former MI5 officers to voluntarily give evidence if they could face prosecution over the Kincora abuse scandal, an MP has told the House of Commons.