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Daily Mail Extract   -  Cameron shoots Schofield the messenger

There are growing cross-party calls for a single, overarching investigation now that the number of separate probes into allegations of paedophilia at the BBC, care homes and in Whitehall has reached double figures.
During what was supposed to be an interview on This Morning about dementia, Schofield declared there could have been 'a cover-up, a paedophile ring amongst the elite of great Britain that led all the way to Downing Street' and handed a card with names on it to the Prime Minister.
'You know the names on that piece of paper. Will you be speaking to those people?' Schofield asked.

TAP - these ones weren't dead, clearly, and are Cameron's colleagues.

The presenter admitted: 'It took me about three minutes last night to continually find a list of the same names.'
Prime Minister
Prime Minister
The Prime Minister takes the card and responds with firm words warning of a 'witch hunt' that meant prominent people were being wrongly accused of child abuse simply because they were gay
The Prime Minister was visibly taken aback by the stunt and accused the ITV show of fuelling a 'witch-hunt'
The Prime Minister was visibly taken aback by the stunt and some viewers said names were clearly visible on the piece of paper handed to the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister did not look at the card on air, instead placing it on the table in front of him, but Number Ten sources confirmed later it had included half a dozen names of senior Conservatives who had been members of or associated with the governments of the 1980s.

TAP -  A certain distancing there.  Half a dozen?  There were five names visible on the card.

A composed Mr Cameron said he did not like what Schofield was doing, saying: 'Look Phillip, I think this is really important. There is a danger if we are not careful, that this can turn into a sort of witch-hunt, particularly against people who are gay.

TAP - It is no service to paedophile victims to say the alleged perpetrators must be defended from homophobia.  Cameron is taking the side of his colleagues who are accused, and not even willing to mention the rape and torture of children, and the operation of paedophile rings.  Someone who doesn't even see the problem, will not change a thing.


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