Ex-Home Secretary Leon Brittan Dies

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Ex-Home Secretary Leon Brittan Dies

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Tributes are paid to Lord Brittan, the prominent former Tory cabinet minister, who has died after a long battle with cancer.

By @ShaunyNews VIA: http://news.sky.com/story/1412943/ex-home-secretary-leon-brittan-dies

Strange or just a crazy coincidence here, I have been reporting on the UK Political Sex Abuse story, same as a few main stream media and I said in an article a few weeks ago “They threw the TV Personalities out to the wolves first, who will die to keep this out the court’s” 

https://acenewsdesk.wordpress.com/?s=UK+Sex+Abuse

The 'LOST FILES'

The ‘LOST FILES’

Via Sky News> They bring up the paedophile ring also. Former Tory leader Lord Howard has said it is a “tragedy” Lord Brittan’s “last days were dogged by unsubstantiated allegations” about a Westminster paedophile ring. The former Home Secretary and Tory peer died in his sleep last night at the age of 75 after a long battle with cancer, his family said in a statement. Lord Brittan, a key figure in Margaret Thatcher’s government, last year became mired in the historical child sex abuse scandal after claims he was handed a dossier containing details of allegations of a paedophile ring operating in Westminster in the 1980s.

He was accused of failing to act on the evidence passed to him by the Tory MP Geoffrey Dickens in 1983. While he admitted he had met Mr Dickens and had been handed a file, he said he had passed it on to officials and was not contacted on this issue again.  However, the Home Office released a letter in which Lord Brittan, who was knighted in 1989, wrote to Mr Dickens saying the material had been assessed and “had been passed to the appropriate authorities”.

Sadly this will be the man's legacy, like Saville, we will never know now

Sadly this will be the man’s legacy, like Jimmy Savile, we will never know now

Speaking on Sky News Lord Howard said it was a “tragedy his last days were dogged by unsubstantiated allegations” and said he was a great parliamentarian. Former Cabinet colleague Lord Lamont said he had been very “brave and stoical” during his illness and added he was a kind man and one of the “brightest of his generation”. In a statement from Lord Brittan’s family, they said: “It is with great regret that we announce the death of Leon Brittan. “As a family, we should like to pay tribute to him as a beloved husband to Diana and brother to Samuel, and a supportive and loving stepfather to Katharine and Victoria, and step-grandfather to their children.

Sky News and others are running this story NOW

Sky News and others are running this story NOW

“We also salute his extraordinary commitment to British public life as a Member of Parliament, Minister, Cabinet Minister, European Commissioner and Peer – together with a distinguished career in law, and latterly in business. “Leon passed away last night at his home in London after a long battle with cancer. We shall miss him enormously. There will be a private funeral service for family only, and a memorial service to be announced.” Leon Brittan was elected as MP for Cleveland and Whitby in 1974 and then for Richmond, Yorks in 1983 when he became the youngest Home Secretary since Winston Churchill.

He was as prominent in the Thatcher government for taking on the NUM during the miners’ strike in 1984-85 as he was for his resignation over the Westland affair in 1986. In 1984 he led the Government response to the shooting of police woman Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan embassy in London because both Mrs Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe were away. He went on to become a European Commissioner, spending ten years in the role and rising to vice-president of the Commission between 1989 and 1993. Nick Clegg was a member of his office. Lord Deben – who served alongside Lord Brittan in Margaret Thatcher’s administration as John Gummer – said: “Very sad to see Leon Brittan has died. A good and honourable servant of his country. A decent and lasting friend. He will be sorely missed.”

Lord Hestletine told Sky News Lord Brittan was a “talented and highly respected minister” and that they had in later years enjoyed a friendship despite the differences that emerged during the Westland affair. Speaking in the House of Commons as the news was announced William Hague, who replaced Lord Brittan as MP for Richmond, paid tribute and gave his condolences to the family.

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Leon Brittan Videoed at Paedo Orgy

http://www.theduckshoot.com/was-leon-brittan-arrested-on-paedophile-charges/

Are the vile paedophile allegations against Leon Brittan a sinister MI5 smear plot?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2816508/Are-vile-paedophile-allegations-against-Leon-Brittan-sinister-MI5-smear-plot-Labour-MP-uses-Commons-privilege-link-Tory-abuse.html

http://beforeitsnews.com/the-law/2014/01/queen-named-in-parliament-paedophile-ring-leon-brittan-raped-me-says-child-abuse-survivor-2454948.html

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/margaret-thatchers-cabinet-bigwigs-named-3919442

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