The 'law chief' in question - the utterly useless Common Purpose stooge, Alison Saunders, who followed the equally-compromised Kier Starmer - isn't paying anything. We, the poor bloody taxpayer, are on the hook for the stunning incompetence of the public sector.
During all that time, the Met seemingly failed to undertake even the most elementary checks regarding either Paul’s accusers or his alleged crime.
One accuser had described Paul to police as looking like a ‘light-skinned Asian’.
Nobody even bothered to check the accusers were underage during the alleged offence. They were not.
Or to verify one accuser’s statements that, on several occasions, ending in 1981, he ran into Paul’s flatmate, Limahl, lead singer of pop group Kajagoogoo.
‘Firstly, he didn’t live there, Kajagoogoo didn’t make a record until 1983 and Limahl (his stage name) hadn’t even been invented by then,’ says Paul.
‘He was just a bloke called Chris. These were elementary errors that could have been checked in ten minutes with a quick flick on Google.’Why would they ever need to, when there are never, ever any personal consequences - for them - of getting it wrong?
‘I thought Britain was more humane than the U.S. The country with the longest rule of democracy — innocent until proven guilty and all that.
'Now I realise that the police don’t tell the truth all at once. They only tell the truth when they absolutely have to.’This is what it comes down to - the respected institutions we once had are now little better than ideology-driven hitmen.
And the once-reviled institutions, the so-called 'right wing gutter press', are the only ones speaking truth to power:
He credits journalists — and, in particular, the Daily Mail’s Richard Littlejohn (‘the first person to figure out that Yewtree was the emperor’s new clothes’) with saving him and others.Think on that, next time the authorities try to spin you a line.