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MI5 covers pedophiles in Thatcher’s government

Documents revealed in the British Cabinet of Ministers archive, show that members of the Margaret Thatcher's government were pedophiles.

The MI5 security agency concealed the facts, not to stir up a scandal in the society, and undermine government credibility.

Former parliamentary secretary Sir Peter Morrison, former Home Secretary Leon Brittan, former diplomat Sir Peter Hayman and ex-minister Sir William van Straubenzee were suspected in pedophilia.

Ex-secret service director general Sir Antony Duff sent a letter to the then Cabinet Secretary Sir Robert Armstrong in November 1986, assuring him of the existing threat. Senior Tory was reported to have "a penchant for small boys".

As it was stated, "At the present stage... the risks of political embarrassment to the Government is rather greater than the security danger."

In a letter released today, the Cabinet Office admitted: "The risk to children is not considered at all."

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