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Home Office chiefs ignored FOURTH warning on Janner: Officials were told of child sex claims in 1995 report

MP handed dossier of information to the department to kick-start a probe

The dossier was shelved by officials and only discovered by police in 2013

Revelation heightens fears he was beneficiary of Establishment cover up

By CHRIS GREENWOOD and SAM MARSDEN FOR THE DAILY MAIL

28 April 2015

The Home Office was warned that Lord Janner was abusing young boys two decades ago but did nothing about it.

An MP passed a dossier of information to the department in the hope it would kick-start a fresh police investigation.

But instead the paperwork was shelved by officials until it was discovered in 2013 and belatedly passed to Leicestershire Police.

The revelation will heighten fears that the peer, now 86, was the beneficiary of an Establishment cover-up.

The missed opportunity to bring him to justice echoes the case of the late paedophile Liberal MP Cyril Smith who continued in public life despite repeated warnings of his crimes.

It heaps pressure on the Home Office to reveal exactly who knew what and when about the disturbing allegations against Janner.

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