But he does not record why in report.
He asked one when he started to doubt Nick’s credibility. “I haven’t. I still consider him to be a victim.” 1/10
But, senior detectives told him, the identified inconsistencies were typical of victims’ recall of non-recent “traumatic sexual crime”. 2/10
He writes: “Both the law and common sense dictate that Lord Bramall, for one, is less likely to have offended, as alleged, than the man in the street who is of good character.” 3/10
No mention in report of the number of Westminster VIP prosecutions so far – ie zero. 4/10
But he does so on the false basis that the names of suspects were by then in the public domain.
They were not. 5/10
Er, what planet? 6/10
“But which officers would want to take on these investigations now?
“And why would a witness want to come forward and report against a VIP offender?”
Steve Rodhouse, Met’s former DAC, to Sir Richard Henriques. 10/10