Category Archives: UK

A summary of the crimes of Carl Beech

In his latest Media Watch Dog report (No.467), Gerard Henderson provides a summary of Carl Beech’s crimes:

A SUMMARY OF THE CRIMES OF CARL BEECH (aka “NICK”) – FANTASIST & LIAR RE HISTORICAL CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

MWD readers are well aware about the case of “Nick” – later to be revealed as Carl Beech.  In late October 2012, Nick claimed that – when a boy – he had been sexually abused by a number of high profile British men.  Some of the alleged offenders were living – others (like former prime minister Edward Heath) were dead.

Nick’s allegations led to a situation where police in Britain adopted a policy of believing the complainant in cases of historical child sexual abuse.  This was followed by a practice of calling a complainant a “victim” – before the alleged offender was found guilty.  These matters are also relevant in Australia.

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Free movement between Australia, New Zealand, Canada and United Kingdom

A proposal for free movement between Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom was proposed around three years ago. The agreement would be on the same sort of basis as the EU.  London Mayor Boris Johnson, a great supporter of the proposal, pointed out that the people of Australia and the United Kingdom could hardly be more alike culturally and ethnically.  Indeed, that is the central thrust of my just published book Prison Hulk to Redemption – all about the cultural foundations and continuities between the two blocks. This last week the proposal has had some more airing – much to my delight.