Over recent months Alistair Lexden has been making the case for an independent review of the investigation conducted by the Wiltshire police, known as Operation Conifer, into allegations of child sex abuse by Sir Edward Heath.
On 11 December, he introduced a full debate on the issue in the Lords, setting out in detail the reasons why he and many others believe that a great injustice has been done to a former prime minister. He was supported by speakers from all sides of the House.
The government’s response was woefully inadequate, as Alistair Lexden made clear at the end of the debate.
Follow the link to read his speech and the others made in the course of the debate… theyworkforyou