Jersey child abuse investigation must be re-opened

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In her 2008 article for the Daily Mail ‘I have known about Jersey paedophiles for 15 years‘, journalist Eileen Fairweather refers to a list she wrote using information provided by Detective Constable Peter Cook.

He had uncovered a vicious child sex ring, with victims in both Britain and the Channel Islands, and he wanted me to get his information to police abuse specialists in London. He claimed that his superiors had barred him from alerting them.

He feared a cover-up: many ring members were powerful and wealthy. But I did not think him paranoid: I specialised in exposing child abuse scandals and knew, from separate sources, of men apparently linked to this ring. They included an aristocrat, clerics and a social services chief. Their friends included senior police officers.

Eileen Fairweather met with the National Criminal Intelligence Squad (NCIS), who had the job of disseminating intelligence on paedophiles…

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