In a letter dated 28 January 2013, 10 Downing Street has informed authors Brian Pead and Michael Bird that the Prime Minister is (of course) unable to become directly involved in the forfeiture of the Dunipace OBE, but that his office has passed the matter to the Ministry of Justice who “…are best placed to reply to you directly…” The last time Brian Pead wrote to the Ministry of Justice about this corruption and cover-up of child abuse and racism, he was unlawfully sent to Belmarsh Prison.
Brian Pead exposed serious flaws in CRB checks whilst employed by Lambeth Council. This exposure led directly to his unlawful dismissal. Rosa Vaz, of Human Resources at Lambeth, provided a written statement to the effect that “…Lambeth wouldn’t know if agency or overseas staff were CRB checked or not…” Even where Lambeth Council DID obtain CRB checks, they allowed a female teacher to work in a primary school after she had been convicted of criminal charges of possession of a firearm and false imprisonment. The BBC has issued the following statement on its website: “…Blanket criminal records checks are not “compatible” with a key part of the Human Rights Act, the Court of Appeal has concluded. The checks, known as CRBs, may prevent a person’s right to a private or family life, a draft judgement has found. The ruling was made based on the case of a 21-year-old man, who had been forced to reveal details of two police warnings given to him a decade earlier. The Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, said the CRB system must be reformed. … Continue reading
international law firm Pinsent Masons harassing author and breaching Pre-Action Protocols for alleged Defamation by Twist and Dunipace
International law firm Pinsent Masons has written to author Brian Pead (even though they should not have his address) claiming that Ms Cathy Twist and Ms Phyllis Dunipace are their clients and that the women are claiming that they have been defamed in the book from Hillsborough to Lambeth. In writing to author Brian Pead, Pinsent Masons – the international law firm – breached several of the Pre-Action Protocols for Defamation. In layman’s terms, they broke the very simple rules of Civil Procedure. Mr Pead thus sent a response putting the law firm and all of its Directors, Officers, Associates and Employees on notice, which he is quite within his rights to do. He also insisted that Pinsent Masons had embarked upon a course of conduct in which they were guilty of harassment. All too often, employees at any level in a firm or corporation hide behind the enterprise that pays their wages. This is unacceptable. Putting Pinsent Masons on Notice The Author is putting Pinsent Masons and all of its Officers and Employees and any third parties or associates … Continue reading
Today, former pupil Talya Cuthbert and her mother, Pamela, received a letter from Tessa Jowell in response to them leaving a copy of the book from Hillsborough to Lambeth last Friday at the Old Library in West Norwood, where the child grooming and racism started in 2006. Ms Cuthbert and her mother have given permission for the letter to be reproduced here. It is the standard format. It ought to be noticed that Ms Jowell failed to mention the book in her letter (even though a receipt was signed by Ms Jowell’s assistant) and she failed to send separate letters to Talya and her mother. The letter from Ms Jowell, MP to Ms Cutherbert, former pupil at the OLCVS in West Norwood: “…Dear Mrs Cuthbert and Ms Cuthbert, Thank you for coming to my recent advice session. I have noted your concerns [about child grooming and racism at the OLCVS] but I am afraid that I am not able to help you directly. There is a strict parliamentary protocol that Members of Parliament do not seek to intervene in matters … Continue reading
At 7.30pm, Foyles took yet another unilateral decision: to close the shop early! Notices were then placed in the windows telling customers that the store was closing early due to “unforeseen circumstances”. Authors Brian Pead and Michael Bird had informed friends and supporters from all corners of England and Europe about the proposed launch and many made long journeys into London to attend the launch. Foyles appears not to have considered these people and strong letters of complaint are being sent to Mr Christopher Foyle. Further lawful actions will be taken against Foyles – the Children’s Bookseller of the Year – who cancelled at short notice the launch of a book about child abuse and racism in Lambeth.
At 5pm today – the proposed time of the Book Launch of from Hillsborough to Lambeth – authors Brian Pead and Michael Bird visited the Foyles bookstore at the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank of the Thames. Staff at Foyles had obviously been briefed to say nothing. They were unable to provide reasons why the Launch had been cancelled, claiming “…We’ve been told nothing…” Brian Pead spoke with a single security guard and asked why he was in attendance. The amiable guard said that he had been called in “…specially because I’ve been told there might be a problem here tonight because the Book Launch has been cancelled…” Pead asked the guard if he knew what the book was about and the guard said he didn’t. When Pead told the guard that it was about child abuse and racism, the security guard was extremely sympathetic to the author’s cause. Several supporters arrived and mingled with Foyles’ customers. Foyles’ staff were asked why the Book Launch had been cancelled at such short notice and each member of staff provided … Continue reading
At 3pm today – the planned Book Launch of from Hillsborough to Lambeth – Foyles sent someone claiming to be Ms Robinson from Marketing to deal with a Legal issue. She arrived alone to meet authors Brian Pead and Michael Bird and without a notebook or a file. Unprofessionally, she failed to provide a business card or any other form of identity. Claiming “…I don’t know who Foyles’ solicitors are…” Ms Miriam Robinson added, “…Foyles are cancelling the Book Launch…” When asked to provide reasons for such a unilateral decision, Ms Robinson claimed that Foyles had had pressure put on them by Pinsent Masons, lawyers claiming to work on behalf of Ms Twist and Ms Dunipace, who were roundly criticised by an Employment Tribunal Judge for a seriously flawed investigation process. Twist and Dunipace were seeking an apology from authors Brian Pead and Michael Bird and a promise that the authors would “…never write about us again…” The authors – currently completely the third book in the series about police corruption and cover-ups (the second is due to be released … Continue reading
On Thursday 10 January 2013, Brian Pead and Michael Bird visited Southend Police Station in Essex. Brian Pead handed in a 7-page Witness Statement addressed to the Chief Constable of Essex, Mr Jim Barker-McCardle. This Witness Statement can be found below. Mr Pead also handed in a letter entitled “I am not a sex offender”. A receipt for both letters was provided by Essex Police. WITNESS STATEMENT OF BRIAN PEAD To: Mr J. Barker-McCardle, Chief Constable Essex Police Date: 10 January 2013 WITNESS STATEMENT: My name is Brian PEAD. I live at 22 Tunbridge Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6LT. My date of birth is 12 June 1953. I am 59 years old. I am an author. I have been writing books since the age of 14, but my first book was not published until 1986. It was called “Liverpool: A Complete Record 1892-1986”. I have since had 9 other books published. My latest book to be published is called “from Hillsborough to Lambeth”. It was published in November 2012 by Invenire Press. The book is provided as part-evidence in my Witness … Continue reading
Tessa Jowell, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, today received a copy of the book from Hillsborough to Lambeth at her surgery in the Old Library in West Norwood. This is the scene of crimes by Maryn Murray who was racist to black males and who was grooming young female pupils. Ms Jowell usually holds her surgery in the Library in West Norwood, but, since that is under refurbishment, present surgeries are being held in the very same building where Murray perpetrated crimes against children. The Old Library Centre Virtual School started at the Old Library in West Norwood in September 2005.
The chambers of world-famous QC, Michael Mansfield, have acknowledged receipt of the book from Hillsborough to Lambeth and will be responding with comments shortly. Described by The Independent newspaper as “…Britain’s boldest barrister…”, Mr Mansfield is the man who helped to free the Guildford Four and the Birmingham Six, the man who acted for the family of Stephen Lawrence, and the man who conducted posthumous appeals on behalf of the last man hanged in Britain, James Hanratty. Mr Mansfield, who created Tooks Chambers at 81 Farringdon Street, London, EC4A 4BL, also defended the man accused of Jill Dando’s murder, Barry George. Brian Pead approached Mr Mansfield in December 2011, seeking the QC’s assistance with his criminal Appeal against Conviction. Mr Pead felt that Mr Mansfield was the right person to defend him and assist him in his Appeal. Paul Gallagher in Liverpool and Mark Townsend from the guardian.co.uk, Sunday 16 September 2012 00.03 BST wrote: “…A new “commission of truth” that can hold state institutions to account is required to prevent further cover-ups like Hillsborough, according to a high-profile barrister … Continue reading