April 2009 A former Wigan councillor who downloaded child porn and had a gun and ammunition in his safe was jailed for six years. A court heard that Joseph Shaw's offending came to light after his daughter found the indecent images on his computer. Liverpool Crown Court heard that Shaw had been a Labour councillor for Wigan West for three years and also a member of the Greater Manchester Transport Authority,
Labour Councillor (Stoke/Staffordshire), Michael Barnes, put forward a motion in July 2004 to change the constitution of Stoke-on-Trent Council. The proposed amendments were designed to prevent the City’s two British National Party councillors from chairing any committees, so as to `protect` the good citizens of Stoke from the beastly BNP types they’d voted for in huge numbers to represent them. As Mr Barnes explained to the local paper, the move was “to prevent the BNP from exerting more influence”, and was “in the best interests of the people of Stoke-on-Trent”. A few months later, in November 2004, the civic-minded and virtuous Councillor Barnes appeared at North Staffordshire Magistrates Court, to face seven different charges relating to child pornography
Labour Councillor and former Mayor (Halton/Cheshire), Liam Temple - Convicted in 2004 of `Inciting a child under 16 to commit an act of gross indecency` after the 58-year old Labour pervert had attempted to molest a 12-year old girl. During the case, the brave youngster told the court via a video link: “He said if I let him touch me he would give me money”. This Is Cheshire - Ex-Mayor guilty of sex charge
Labour Councillor (Coxhoe/Durham), Les Sheppard – Convicted in 2004 on ten counts of indecent assault on young girls. Jailed for 2 years, and placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years. Teeside Crown Court heard how 71 year old Cllr Sheppard lured his victims into his gold Porsche before driving them to remote spots, where he would submit them to sickening sex attacks. After his arrest, the Labour nonce-case told police “I love women, but you do things which you regret”. Sheppard’s `women` victims were between 9 and 13 years old. The Northern Echo - Wife's anguish at sex attacks on girls
Labour MP (Sheffield/Yorkshire), Clive Betts – Suspended from Parliament for 7 days in 2004, after being caught forging immigration papers to extend the stay of his Brazilian rent-boy gay lover. BBC NEWS | UK | England | South Yorkshire | MP suspended from Commons
Former Labour Councillor (North Yorkshire), Raymond Coates – Charged along with his son Philip Coats in 2003, with child rape, using threats to procure a woman for sex and, wait for it… inciting a woman to have sex with an animal. Coats junior was sentenced to 13 years in prison for his part in the Father & Son rape and bestiality double-act, although the trial of 76-year old Raymond Coats was abandoned after the court ruled he was too ill to stand trial. Agreeing to the indefinite postponement, Judge Paul Hoffman said: “With enormous reluctance, and I emphasise that, enormous reluctance because it is unsatisfactory that these very serious and nasty charges should remain unresolved, I am going to order a stay on this basis. If the evidence were to demonstrate a recovery, the stay can be revoked”. I agreed to have sex with the father of my husband so I wouldnâ€™t lose my son (From York Press)
Labour Councillor (Wokingham/Berkshire), Nelson Bland – Convicted on 16 counts of possession and distribution of hardcore child porn in 2004. Sentenced to community service, placed on the sex offender’s register and ordered to attend rehabilitation classes for paedophiles. Bland used his own teenage daughters computer to hoard his grotesque gallery of child abuse, which was discovered by police during a search of Bland`s home, when they arrested him in connection with the murder of a Nottingham businessman. BBC NEWS | UK | England | Berkshire | Child porn councillor spared jail
Labour Councillor and Mayor-Elect (Merton/London), Sam Chaudry – Due to become Merton’s first Asian Mayor, before he was arrested, tried and convicted of multiple sex attacks on young girls in 1999. One of his victims was a 5-year old. http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/archive...y.var.258160.0
Labour Mayor (Burnley/Lancashire), Peter Swainston – Convicted of committing `Acts of gross indecency` with another man in a public toilet in 1997. Forced to resign as Mayor, although he remained on the Council. This Is Lancashire - Shamed mayor stands down
Labour Councillor (Halton/Leeds), Lee Benson – Convicted and awaiting sentence in 2005, after pleading guilty on 12 counts of possession of indecent images of children, featuring youngsters between the ages of 5 and 11. Benson, who has a child of his own, repaid the fools who voted for him by storing his revolting kiddie porn collection on the computer provided for him by the council. Benson has been `suspended` - not expelled - by the Labour Party, which means his name remains on the Labour Party membership list, as well as on the sex offenders register. As to which is the more shameful – take your pick! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/w...kshire/4257867
Labour Councillor (Bridgend/South Wales), Iestyn Tudor Davies – Convicted, jailed for 7 years, and placed on the sex offender’s register for life in 2005, for repeatedly raping a 9-year old girl. BBC News | WALES | Councillor jailed for child rape
Labour Councillor (Newham/London), Greg Vincent, who was the Election Agent to Labour MP Tony Banks at the 2001 General Election – Convicted and given a 2-year community rehabilitation order in 2003, for possession of hardcore kiddie porn films and photos, featuring children as young as 8. One of the photos the Labour Councillor found so entertaining, featured – as described in court – a girl aged around 10, naked except for a dog-collar, being assaulted and abused while her hands were tied behind her back around a beam. Vincent was also a School Governor. Adult Male Survivors Of Sexual Abuse ~ AMSOSA UK ~
Labour Councillor (North Lincolnshire), David Spooner – Convicted and jailed for 1 year for ************ in front of 2 young boys.
Labour Mayor (Todmordon/West Yorkshire), John Winstanley – Convicted and jailed in 1986 for rape and threats to kill. After raping and threatening to kill his terrified victim, Winstanley then ordered the woman to go on all fours before urinating on her
Labour Party Official (North West England Regional Officer, and parliamentary adviser to the Home Office Minister responsible for crime and policing, Hazel Blears), Peter Tuffley – Convicted and jailed for 15 months and placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years in 2006, for the sexual molestation of a 13-year old boy that he had previously `groomed` on the internet. Tuffley was described as a `rising star` within the Labour Party - which is nothing to be proud of either! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/536848
Labour Mayor and Council Leader (Westhoughton/Lancashire), Nicholas Green – Convicted and jailed for 10 years in 1998, for 3 rapes and 13 counts of indecent assault against little girls between the age of 6 and 10. He raped one woman on her wedding day. Leigh Journal - Child rape man jailed
Labour Councillor (Hornchurch/Essex), Alan Prescott, who was also a senior magistrate – Convicted and jailed for 2 years in 2001, for molesting children at the East London care home where he was the superintendent. Prescott, described in court as a “pillar of his local community” admitted carrying out sex attacks on four teenage boys as they slept in their beds. Former councillor jailed for sex abuse | UK news | The Guardian
Prominent Kent Labour Party activist Mark Tann (who has met Tony & Cherie at Party functions) – Convicted and jailed for 15 years in 2002 for sexually assaulting a girl of 9, and raping a 4-year old girl on 2 separate occasions. And no, that’s not a miss-print. She was FOUR YEARS OLD. BBC NEWS | UK | England | Babysitter jailed for rape of toddler
Labour Parliamentary candidate (Cheadle/Cheshire), Paul Diggert – Subject of a 2002 police investigation into the alleged procurement of underage girls for sexual purposes via internet chatrooms. According to the `Sunday Mirror` (3/11/02), Diggert had admitted to having four underage girls that he was `grooming` for sex. In 2004 Diggert was convicted of making and distributing indecent pictures of children. "Paul Diggert - Google Search
Labour Councillor (Westlands/Worcestershire), Keith Rogers – Convicted, fined, and placed on the sex offender’s register in 2003, after downloading over 2,000 hardcore child porn photos on his computer. Worcester News - Town `honour' for child porn councillor
Labour Councillor (Newton Aycliffe/Durham – In Tony Blair's Sedgefield constituency), Martyn Locklin – Convicted on 8 counts of rape and indecent assault on teenage boys in 2001, and jailed for 15 years (reduced to 12 on appeal). Locklin was a top local Party bigwig on first-name terms with Tony Blair, after escorting the PM during visits to his constituency on several occasions. The judge also put the Labour rapist on the sex offender’s register for life, telling him: “You will be watched for the rest of your days. You need to be”. Darlington and Stockton Times - Ex-councillor has sex abuse sentence cut
The above perverts are ones that got caught but it is not unusually for the Labour Party to actively try to cover up the Paedophile activities of its members. Take the case of Labour Party activist, social worker and serial child-molester Mark Trotter. Trotter, who was Hackney’s children’s home manager had been reported to the council on a number of occasions during the 1980’s for child abuse.
However he was protected by his follow party members for years by which time he had infected a number of young boys with AIDS - a condition which he died from in 1995 just as the police net was closing in on him.
And it doesn’t end there!!!
Labour Councillor (Northampton/Northamptonshire)
, and former School Governor, Alec Dyer-Atkins – Convicted and jailed for 2 years in 2003 for downloading more than 42,000 pictures and films described in court as “Horrifying images of child abuse”. Dyer-Atkins was a member of an international paedophile ring called `The Shadows Brotherhood` which was successfully penetrated following stirling work by Britain’s National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU). Commenting on the conviction of the depraved Labour Party beast, NHTCU Deputy Head, Mick Deats said: “This man had some of the worst images on his computers that officers from this unit have ever viewed”.
Tory Party General election candidate, Michael Powell - Convicted and jailed for 3 years for downloading hardcore child porn.
. Tory Party Councillor (Wickbar/Bristol) Roger Talboys - Convicted and jailed for 6 years for multiple sex attacks on children.
. Tory Party Vice-Chairman of Welsh Conservatives, Andrew Baker - Received a banning order for stalking women.
. Tory Party MP (Billericay) Harvey Proctor - Stood trial for sex offences of a sado-masochistic nature against teenage boys, and was forced to resign.
. Tory Party Councillor ( Stratford-upon-Avon ) Christopher Pilkington - Convicted of downloading hardcore child porn on his PC. Placed on sex offenders register and forced to resign.
. Tory Party councillor ( Coventry ), Peter Stidworthy - Charged with indecent assault of a 15-year old boy.
. Tory Party Mayor ( North Tyneside ), Chris Morgan - Forced to resign after being arrested twice in 2 weeks, for indecent assault on a 15-year old girl, and for suspicion of downloading child porn.
. Tory Party MEP, Tom Spencer - Caught smuggling drugs and porn through customs.
. Tory Party councillor and former Mayor (Wrexham), Michael Morris - Convicted and put on probation for 2 years, for the indecent assault of another man, which was captured on CCTV.
. Tory Party Liaison Manager on the London Assembly, Douglas Campbell, who’s job includes running the Tory GLA website - Arrested for allegedly downloading child porn. He is currently suspended while the Police investigation continues.
. Labour Councillor (Newton Aycliffe) Martin Locklyn - Convicted and jailed for 15 years for sexually abusing 3 14-year-old boys.
. Labour Councillor (North Lincolnshire) David Spooner - Convicted and jailed for 1 year for masturbating in front of 2 young boys.
. Labour Mayor (Westhoughton/Lancashire) Nicholas Green - Convicted and jailed for 10 years for 3 rapes and 13 counts of indecent assault against little girls between the age of 6 and 10. He raped one woman on her wedding day.
. Labour’s current Parliamentary Candidate (Reading East) Tony Page - Has 2 Convictions for Acts of Gross Indecency` in public toilets.
. Labour Mayor (Burnley) Mark Swainston - Convicted of sex offences in public toilet.
. Labour Councillor (North Yorkshire) Raymond Coats - Court appearance for indecently assaulting a woman.
. Labour MP (Rhonda Valley) Chris Bryant poses in his pants on the Internet to advertise himself for casual gay sex encounters. Describes himself as “Horny as bu**ery” and says, “I’d love a good long f**k”.
. Labour Councillor (Manchester), George Harding - Charged with indecent assault on a girl of 12.
. Labour MP Ron Davies was mugged by a Rasta on Clapham Common while cruising for gay sex. He was photographed again by the media recently, engaged in some `man-on-man` action in a field off a motorway. “I was only looking for badgers” he said.
. Labour Councillor (Durham), Derrick Payne - Arrested by Police following a sex attack.
. Labour MP, Joe Ashton - Caught up in a Police raid while frequenting a brothel. Tried to lie his way out of the scandal.
. Labour Councillor (Shropshire), Derek Woodvine - Arrested by Police in anti-porn operation.
. Labour Councillor (Basildon), Tony Wright - Forced to resign after being caught using his council computer to download porn.
. Labour MP (Sheffield), Clive Betts - Suspended from Parliament for 7 days after being caught forging immigration papers to extend the stay of his Brazilian rent-boy gay lover.
* Senior clerk Phillip Lyon, who arranges the weekly Prime Minister’s Question Time for Tony Blair, was arrested after vice cops raided his Commons office.Lyon, 37, is accused of making indecent images of children.
* The Labour Party in Calderdale has been plunged into a crisis as their lead candidate, and former Mayor of Hebden Royd, Stewart Brown, has been arrested on suspicion of child porn offences.
Labour Councillor and Deputy Council Leader (Northumberland), John Whiteman, who was also a senior member of the local police authority – Convicted and fined in 2002 for soliciting a prostitute in the red light district of Middlesbrough. The court heard Whitman was arrested in his car as Police discovered him in a “state of undress” with a lady of the night he had just paid £35 for sex. He subsequently resigned from the council.
Labour Councillor (Stoke/Staffordshire), Michael Barnes, the civic-minded and virtuous Councillor Barnes appeared at North Staffordshire Magistrates Court, to face seven different charges relating to child pornography
Labour Councillor (Coxhoe/Durham), Les Sheppard – Convicted in 2004 on ten counts of indecent assault on young girls. Jailed for 2 years, and placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years. Teeside Crown Court heard how 71 year old Cllr Sheppard lured his victims into his gold Porsche before driving them to remote spots, where he would submit them to sickening sex attacks. After his arrest, the Labour nonce-case told police “I love women, but you do things which you regret”. Sheppard’s `women` victims were between 9 and 13 years old.
Yusef Azad – One of Ken Livingston’s overpaid left-wing cronies on the London Assembly gravy train – Resigned from his 60K-plus a year job `assisting` Assembly members, after being arrested on suspicion of downloading child porn in 2003.
Prominent Edinburgh Labour party activist and election candidate, Rab Knox - Convicted and jailed for 3 years in 2005 for a horrific sex attack on a woman passenger in his taxi cab.
Labour Party Official (North West England Regional Officer, and parliamentary adviser to the Home Office Minister responsible for crime and policing, Hazel Blears), Peter Tuffley – Convicted and jailed for 15 months and placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years in 2006, for the sexual molestation of a 13-year old boy that he had previously `groomed` on the internet. Tuffley was described as a `rising star` within the Labour Party - which is nothing to be proud of either
Labour Councillor (Dagenham/London), Terry Power – Forced to resign in after being arrested and charged with sex attacks on teenage boys. Details of trial and conviction to follow.
Labour councillor Ex-Paston councillor Gilbert Benn (48) A former city councillor was a five-year jail sentence for molesting an 11-year-old boy and threatening the youngster’s mother in a bid to cover his tracks.
Conservative Martin Fisher, 60, is accused of indecent assault, sexual touching and making and possessing indecent images of children.A Canterbury city councillor has been remanded in custody on serious sex charges against children.
Labour councillor Frank McGrath, 59, was convicted of nine counts of concealing criminal funds for Silvano Turchet, 55, who is currently serving 15 years for the importation of Class A drugs.The ex-Labour councillor, of Belton Hill, Fulwood, laundered more than £300,000 for Turchet, Manchester Crown Court heard.
Labour Party councillor Keith Potts 60-year-old, from Edenfield, West Pelton, Chester-le- Street, appeared at Consett Magistrates’ Court yesterday,accused of having 24 indecent pictures of youngsters on his home computer.He entered no pleas to the 13 counts of making indecent images of children on or before November 12, 2008.
Cllr Nick Brice, 64, pictured, has been thrown out of the Medway Conservative party after being caught curb crawling trying to pick up a prostitute in Rochester.
A FORMER Conservative Lord Mayor has been suspended after he got drunk at an official ball and made lewd sexual comments to two female colleagues.Councillor Andy Matchet was hosting the Lord Mayor's Ball in Coventry last year when he approached two women and told one: ''I'd like to f*** you''. also talked about having orgasms and boasted about losing his virginity.
A LEADING city councillor[Labour] has been arrested on suspicion of assault and sexual assault.
Coun Hassan Ahmed, 58, who is the council's portfolio holder for employment and skills, is accused of assaulting a 47-year-old woman who was a teacher at a college in the Notts area.
A FORMER West Lindsey councillor and Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate appeared in court on Thursday, to deny a charge of sexual assault. Dr Adrian Heath, a dentist, is alleged to have touched a woman's breasts even asked her to remove her trousers.
A former mayor escaped jail today after being convicted of possessing and distributing child pornography. Stewart Brown, 60, admitted 21 offences of possessing indecent images of children and one of distributing pictures, some of which were said to relate to images of girls as young as three.
A senior Conservative Solihull councillor will face trial on a charge of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.Coun Ian Hillas, 42, a former deputy leader of Solihull Borough Council, appeared at Warley Magistrates’ Court yesterday and was granted conditional bail.
A Conservative councillor was last night behind bars after being charged with raping and sexually abusing a girl of 13. Married step-dad David Kirton, 55, was remanded in custody by magistrates after being arrested at the weekend following complaints from the alleged victim.
A TEACHER appears before magistrates charged with rape and drugs offences.Huw Elystan Davies, of Ewenny Road, Bridgend, also a Conservative town councillor in the area, had his case committed to Crown Court for trial.
A Wigan Labour councillor is facing amended charges in relation to alleged child porn offences.
Joe Shaw, of Avondale Street, Standish, will face 16 charges of making indecent images of a child and one of possessing an indecent image of child when he appears before Liverpool Crown Court on March 10.
A PAEDOPHILE councillor admitted a string of child pornography charges - two-and-a-half years after being arrested.
Conservative councillor David Charles, 60, from Cranham, pleaded guilty to 16 counts of possessing vile images of youngsters, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard.
A FORMER Conservative councillor has admitted downloading more than 1,700 indecent images of children. Ian McKellar, of Sandy Lane, West Kirby, pleaded guilty to eight offences of making indecent images.
Former Deputy Mayor Jailed For Grooming Teen..A former deputy mayor has been sentenced to eight months in prison for attempting to 'groom' a 13-year-old girl for sex. Morris Lightfoot, 55, of Dryden Close, Bilton, Harrogate, was arrested in November last year, and appeared before York Crown Court on Tuesday for sentencing.
A Black Country councillor has resigned amid allegations he was in possession of child porn, it emerged today. Walsall Labour councillor Jonathan Phillips stood down after being arrested and bailed by police.
Two married Conservative councillors have been suspended amid allegations they have been hosting group sex sessions at their Wolverhampton home. To their neighbours, David and Carol Bourne are pillars of the community. Both represent Wednesfield North.Reports have claimed that the pair have been charging people up to £150 to take part in lewd activities.The couple are alleged to have advertised their “services” in an adult magazine using the same contact number as their political websites.
A former Tory politician has been jailed for six and a half years for five sex offences involving three girls, including one charge of rape. One girl was under 14, one was 14 years old, Stephen Mullins, 52, formerly of Links Avenue, Hellesdon, was sentenced at Norwich Crown Court today .
A Con Councillor has escaped jail for downloading thousands of child porn images.Peter O'Brian, 46, formally of Drakes Way, Hatfield, was given a three year community order today at Cheshunt Magistrates Court and is attending rehabilitation for his sick addiction. The Conservative councillor pleaded guilty to 11 counts of making indecent images of children and two counts of possessing indecent images of children.
UKIP Candidate on rape charges A FORMER royal butler has been charged with 18 sex offences against boys. Paul Kidd, of Grasscroft Road, Stalybridge, has been accused of rape, indecent assault and sexual assault.
Lib Dem Councillor quits over sex offence A councillor has resigned after being arrested and cautioned by police for a "sexual offence". Liberal Democrat Eric Griffiths, 64, has stood down less than a month after he was re-elected to Ceredigion council on 1 May. Dyfed-Powys Police said a 64-year-old man was arrested and cautioned for a sexual offence on Saturday. The leader of the council's Lib Dems confirmed Mr Griffiths, who represented Aberystwyth's Rheidol ward, had quit.
Conservative Councillor - Child pornograpy A leading Tory councillor has been arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography. Divorced father-of-three Ken Bartram, 63, a church organist, had his flat raided by Scotland Yard. It is believed a stash of more than 50 DVDs and a mobile phone containing various images were seized. Failed actor Bartram, a councillor in the London borough of Hillingdon, is no longer at home in Uxbridge, Middlesex.
A senior Conservative politician has been charged with indecently assaulting a boy.Mark McCarthy, 36, a member of Worthing Borough Council, will appear at Reading Crown Court on February 12 accused of two counts of indecent assault on a child under 14.
A LABOUR councillor has been arrested on suspicion of downloading indecent images, the Daily Post can reveal. Cllr Ben Williams, 34, who represents the city’s Clubmoor ward was arrested yesterday by officers from the Sefton Family Crime Unit.Labour leader Cllr Joe Anderson said Cllr Williams had agreed to suspend himself from the Labour party while the police investigation was
Tory Party Councillor ( Stratford-upon-Avon ) Christopher Pilkington - Convicted of downloading hardcore child porn on his PC. Placed on sex offenders register and forced to resign.
Tory Party councillor ( Coventry ), Peter Stidworthy - Charged with indecent assault of a 15-year old boy.
Labour Mayor (Todmordon) John Winstanley - Convicted and jailed for rape and threats to kill. After raping and threatening to kill his terrified victim, Winstanley then ordered the woman to go on all fours before urinating on her.
Labour MP Ron Davies was mugged by a Rasta on Clapham Common while cruising for gay sex. He was photographed again by the media recently, engaged in some `man-on-man` action in a field off a motorway. “I was only looking for badgers” he said.
Conservative frontbencher Nigel Waterson was arrested on suspicion of assaulting his teenage son and daughter yesterday, media reports suggest. The Daily Mirror newspaper claims Mr Waterson was held for 13 hours on Monday after being taken from his home in handcuffs. It alleges his children, who are in their early- to mid-teens, were questioned by police and given a medical examination after the incident took place. Neither required treatment in hospital.
Ed Balls and Yvette Coopers driver, named last night as Gary Burman, is accused of indecently assaulting a total of seven children aged under 14.Two of the allegations relate to assaults on boys. Five relate to allegations involving girls over the past four years in a park in Bromley, South-East London.