A former home secretary has clarified his position on the handling of a 1980s dossier alleging paedophile activity in Westminster after initially insisting he simply passed the information to officials.
Now a Tory peer, Lord Brittan admitted he had misremembered events by stating that he had heard nothing further after handing over a file he was given by then-MP Geoffrey Dickens in November 1983.
The MP who raised the claims that a paedophile ring operated in Westminster during the 1980s said new allegations have now come to light.
Lord Brittan has defended his handling of a dossier alleging paedophile activity in Westminster when he was home secretary in the 1980s.
A 1980s dossier claiming paedophile activity at Westminster may have mysteriously gone missing but the questions still remain.