The systematic abuse of young boys in the Kincora Boys’ Home in the 1970s and the part played by British Intelligence organisations to keep the scandal under wraps ensured that one side of the murky world of unionist paramilitarism and its links to the crown forces was kept out of the public domain for years.
“MI5 weren’t just aware of child abuse at Kincora Boys’ Home – they were monitoring it. They were getting pictures of a judge in one case, politicians, a lot of the Establishment of Northern Ireland going in and abusing these boys.”
-Kincora: UK child abuse inquiry must look at Belfast boys’ home, says Amnesty International
Three senior care staff from the notorious children’s home in east Belfast were jailed in 1981 for abusing 11 boys, but allegations have persisted that the paedophile ring was linked to the intelligence services. It is feared that there are many more victims and abusers during the period between 1960 and 1980.
One convicted child abuser, William McGrath, was an MI5 agent and alleged two police probes were obstructed by the British establishment.
Former Labour Party MP Ken Livingstone said: “MI5 weren’t just aware of child abuse at Kincora Boys’ Home – they were monitoring it. They were getting pictures of a judge in one case, politicians, a lot of the Establishment of Northern Ireland going in and abusing these boys.”
-Home Office shredded abuse files: Mandarin fuels row as MP insists vital dossier of claims STILL exists
Mark Sedwill admitted crucial files are likely to have been shredded
Geoffrey Dickens planned to expose eight figures connected to child abuse
Last year Mr Sedwill led a review into his department’s handling of child abuse allegations between 1979 and 1999
It has emerged the ten-page dossier was copied and given to civil servants in other departments
MI5 could be holding incendiary information which unmasked prominent figures as child sex predators in the 1980s;
The Security Services are tasked with finding any information which could be used to blackmail MPs into giving up State secrets.
MI5 is known to have a detailed file on the allegations against Liberal Democrat MP and notorious paedophile Cyril Smith, which was passed on by police.
… whoever the other ‘possible target’ is… their also implicating MI5, and its pissing them off!
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