Monday, 14 January 2013


AN ONLINE petition has been started calling for an inquiry into claims of a cover-up over  the conduct of Sir Peter Morrison the former Chester MP.

 Calls for an investigation by a member of campaign group 38 Degrees follows allegations of a sexual nature against the late Sir Peter Morrison, who was Tory MP for Chester from 1974 until 1992, when the seat was taken over by Gyles Brandreth.

The petitioner expresses concern at a recent letter published in Simon Hoggart’s Guardian column from Grahame Nicholls, who ran Chester Trades Council.

Mr Nicholls wrote: “After the 1987 General Election, around 1990, I attended a meeting of Chester Labour Party where we were informed by the agent, Christine Russell, that Peter Morrison would not be standing in 1992.

“He had been caught in the toilets at Crewe station with a 15-year-old boy. A deal was struck between Labour, the local Tories, the local press and the police that if he stood down at the next election the matter would go no further. Chester finished up with Gyles Brandreth and Morrison walked away scot-free. I thought you might be interested.”

The online petition, to Chris Grayling MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, states: “We owe it to the people of Chester not to cover anything more up and expose the truth in this matter.”

Dear Minister Please hold an inquiry into the allegations regarding the Chester MP in 90s 

made in Guardian article below and make public the findings.

Why is this important?

We owe it to the people of Chester not to cover anything more up and expose the truth

 in this matter.



1 comment:

  1. Sad reflection again on those who govern us. The situation is now out in the open, uncovered, however, the fellow is dead and cannot be prosecuted. All that can happen now is more anguish to the victims and another session of compensation claims for which the tax payer, including those in Chester, will have to pay. The only winners in cases like this are the lawyers and solicitors. The losers are always the common people. The real answer is in the hands of the people and they can make their voice heard with a simple cross on the ballet paper next May 2015, sweep away the corrupt and caniving element of those in government. Make it their purpose to properly examine those who ellicit their vote, and the organisation they represent. If in doubt, don't vote for them, but for the person who is prepared to be examined.


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