Child Protection Probe Stalled to Help Labour in Election

This year our NW Chairman, Stephen Morris, was a candidate in both the Greater Manchester Mayoral election and his local election in Besses Ward in Bury where he lives.

During the campaign he questioned the Besses Ward Labour candidate, her Councillor colleagues and activists over the continued cover up of paedophilia by Labour, they didn’t take kindly to him raising the cover ups, so much so that they reported him to the Police.

On the eve of the election 2 Police officers visited him at home to question him over his questions to Bury Labour. After he informed them about all the evidence available on the Labour party covering up paedophilia they left.

Now the truth can be revealed as to why the Bury Labour candidate, Councillors and activists were so incensed about him questioning them over paedophilia.

Read the article from Guido Fawkes below

Officials put the brakes on investigating a Labour ouncillor who was accused of being a paedophile in order to help the party during the 2015 General Election campaign, an independent inquiry has concluded.

A child protection expert’s report – seen by the Manchester Evening News – finds that two Bury Council officers acted under either “direct political influence” to downplay the allegations against the Councillor, or “the mistaken belief by senior officers that they needed to be seen to be doing their best to protect members of the Labour group from any political embarrassment at a sensitive time“.

After the election the Councillor, Simon Carter, was convicted of downloading sexual images of children…

The report is one of a number of probes into the scandal which has engulfed Labour in Manchester. Last month the Council’s Chief Executive Mike Owen resigned before a disciplinary could be completed; it is alleged he admitted stalling child protection procedures in “a favour” for Labour (he has denied this). The council’s director of children’s services Mark Carrilin also resigned after being found guilty of serious misconduct. Just last night it emerged that Labour has suspended Mike Connolly, the elected former leader of Bury Council, from the party. This Labour scandal continues to unravel…

Read more at Manchester Evening News