Exclusive: explosive new eye-witness testimony shows Orgreave not about ‘rogue’ police


I’ve had the privilege over the last couple of days of interviewing an eyewitness who had a ‘ringside seat’ for the infamous ‘Battle of Orgreave’.

This witness, who was not a miner, has shed light on events there that many readers may not be aware of and has underscored key facts about the real reasons for Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s decision on Monday not to allow a public inquiry into events at Orgreave.

The media are glossing over these facts and even most of the rightly-outraged politicians decrying Rudd’s decision are tending to fall into the trap of focusing on the behaviour of South Yorkshire police – when in fact the core of the matter is the arrogance and unaccountability of the Tory party about its readiness to co-opt the apparatus of the State for political ends. A readiness that extends even to illegality.


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Alan Franey Friend of Savile Is Now A Conservative Councillor In Buckinghamshire


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‘Savile got Franey the job in Broadmoor so that Franey could then promote Savile to the position of Entertainments Manager.’

Independent – Wednesday 04 June 1997

Alan Franey, the chief executive of Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire, which houses some of Britain’s most dangerous patients, is to leave his post next month it emerged last night.

The hospital, which was the subject of an inquiry earlier this year following allegations that a child paedophile ring was operating within its walls and that patients held child pornography videos, will advertise for a new head to replace Mr Franey, 49, when he leaves on 25 July.’  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/broadmoor-chief-resigns-1254020.html

How sad that Franey article seems to have been removed.  At Mr Franey’s behest perchance?


2011 “We were close friends for more than 20 years, we used to pop into the Palace after the Marathon”

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