Wednesday 1 March 2017

We owe it to all abuse victims to investigate Heath claims

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Ted Heath
Ted Heath

Ted Heath is the most senior politician yet to be named in the ongoing UK police investigation into VIP child sex abuse.

The allegations against the former Tory PM come from not one but a number of men who claim they were child victims of rape, including a man who claims he was raped by Heath in his Park Lane flat at the age of 12 in 1961.

It has taken years, even decades, for the police to investigate. And yet again the voices of the alleged victims have only been heard long after the accused man is dead.

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