The Jimmy Savile case may unearth some more serious child-abuse scandals that have been covered up or under-reported for fear of upsetting the powerful.
At least now the media are more willing to believe the victims, many of whom were understandably traumatised by their experiences. Compared to the powerful professsionals who they were testifying against, it's little wonder that juries and judges chose to believe articulate men against people who were damaged and often addicted to drugs or alcohol.
The BBC report about the child abuse scandals of Bryn Estyn and Bryn Alyn that rocked Wrecsam in the 1990s mentions that Clwyd County Council pulped an independent report on the Bryn Estyn scandal. We need to know what that independent investigation unearthed and who was named in it.
Former Tory Minister Rod Richards has named (now dead) former Chester Tory MP Peter Morrison as one of those who abused children in Bryn Estyn and Bryn Alyn. There is no doubt that there were more establishment figures who visited the homes.
Was the report pulped to protect those guilty parties?