‘Former Labour MP Barbara Castle said Leon Brittan was a man that she ‘could not trust,’ and was highly critical of his handling of a dossier said to have contained the names of VIP paedophiles.
She said he was ‘a powerful man with many secrets,’ and claimed many of his colleagues ‘just dare not get the wrong side of him.’
She added that the then Home Secretary ran Special Branch as his own personal ‘Gestapo,’ who monitored fellow MPs. She also claimed that the Home Secretary used Special Branch to monitor fellow MPs.’
Read more: Brittan a man not to trust and with many secrets – his fingers all over paedophile cover up, said Minister Barbara Castle