This is what he said:
"Up to six million people of Jewish origin… were exterminated…The Bill was ordered to be brought in by Gapes himself, Doug Hoyle, Gwyneth Dunwoody, David Hunt, Martin Smyth, Norman Hogg, Greville Janner, Barbara Roche, Michael Fabricant, John Marshall, John Hutton and Paul Flynn.
Many countries have adopted laws against denial of the holocaust…
Literature disseminated in schools which denies the holocaust… that people died simply of starvation or as a result of allied bombing… material of that kind is offensive and untruthful…
It is time, by one means or another, either to enact a specific law to make it an offence to deny the holocaust, or to amend the existing law in the Public Order Act 1986 to make denial an offence.
My right hon. Friend the Leader of the Opposition (Tony Blair)… said that it was time for us to give serious consideration to such action. Moreover, since I gave notice of my intention to present my Bill, the Board of Deputies of British Jews, the Holocaust Educational Trust and many others have given their support. That suggests that my proposals have widespread backing…
Some people may ask: ‘What about freedom of speech?’… There is no such thing as absolute freedom of speech… I believe that the balance must be adjusted so that we can deal with the problems more effectively."
Of these, Janner, Roche and Fabricant are Jewish. As regards those who still haunt the House of Commons, Gapes, Fabricant and Smyth have all signed many EDMs favourable to Israel in particular and the Jews in general but, during the lifetime of the New Labour government, signed almost none critical of Israel.
Marshall is a long time Zionist and Conservative Friend of Israel and, when he was an MP, was a staunch defender and advocate of Jewish causes.
Hunt was also a Conservative Friend of Israel and, when he was an MP, chaired the House of Commons branch of the Inter-parliamentary Council Against anti-Semitism, which has over 1200 members in 87 parliaments. Janner was that organisation’s World President.
Gapes, Flynn, Hoyle and Dunwoody were all at one point leading members of Labour Friends of Israel.
Greville Janner, who was a Westminster MP for twenty seven years, is also the Chairman of the Holocaust Educational Trust, the President of the Commonwealth Jewish Council, a former President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and Vice President of the World Jewish Congress. He has also been at the forefront of the Nazi Asset Campaign since its inception. The NAC is a movement which has sought, thus far successfully, to extract many hundreds of millions of dollars from those who supposedly profited from the 'holocaust.'
The Nazi Gold Conference, held in London in 1997, was Janner’s brainchild. Forty two other nations, all desperately eager to be seen to be on message, were represented. It was organized by Robin Cook, the British Foreign Secretary at the time.
In 1991, after accusing Janner of paedophilic behaviour with a teenager, Frank Beck was arrested and charged with the sexual and physical abuse of children in his care over a thirteen-year period. At his trial Beck stated that:
"One child has been buggered and abused for two solid years by Greville Janner".Immediately after this, Janner who just happens to be a long time member of the boy scouts association, and Sir David Napley, his solicitor, went to Police headquarters in Leicester. Whereupon, the following statement was issued:
"We have advised Mr. Janner that he is prevented from making any statement at this stage".Shortly afterwards, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Alan Green, let it be known that 'for lack of evidence,' Janner would not be prosecuted, even though Paul Winston, who was just thirteen when he and Janner first met, was able to describe Janner's home, the hotel rooms they had shared, and Janner’s habits and person in detail.
The Director of Public Prosecutions, himself, was arrested for kerb-crawling in Kings Cross a little while later. Green had come to the attention of the police previously for this same misdemeanour and was quietly given a formal warning. The scandal prompted his resignation from public office and the suicide of his wife.
Green is also Jewish.
In court, Winston, who was, at the time of Beck’s trial, a married man with children, stood up for him, as did several other witnesses, paying credit to his achievements and behaviour and confirming his anti-Janner testimony.
He said Beck had counselled him over his relationship with the MP and had brought the affair to an end. He also stated that he had had a beneficial effect on his life. According to Winston's evidence, he was invited to Janner’s home near Golders Green, whilst Janner's wife was away, and this led to his sharing Janner’s bed where they 'cuddled and fondled each other.' Thereafter Winston testified that, over the next two years, he was regularly sodomised by Janner.
Beck discovered what had been going on after Winston was put into his care, at which point, he informed his superiors at Leicester Social Services. At one point, Janner visited the care home with a new bicycle for Paul but Beck denied him entry and would not allow the gift to be passed on. This was confirmed by another witness at the trial.
Nevertheless, Beck was found guilty and sentenced to twenty-four years in prison, with five life sentences to run concurrently for his 'crimes.'
Janner was never brought to court, nor was he ever called upon to testify.
Frank Beck died suddenly of a 'heart attack,' shortly before his appeal was due to begin. He was, by all accounts, a fit man at the time of his death. He never stopped protesting his innocence and Janner’s guilt. His two main solicitors, who admitted to being sceptical in the first instance, believed him at the time that he was found guilty. One of these solicitors has since been killed in a road accident, and the other has been subjected to police harassment on a major scale.
Frank Beck was a resident of Braunstone in Leicester when the events described above were taking place. When Janner was ennobled in 1997, he took the title, Lord Janner of Braunstone.
The man responsible for ennobling Greville Janner was Tony Blair.
Barnett Janner, Greville Janner's father, was also an MP and, at one time, was the Chairman of the Zionist Federation of Great Britain.
As early as November 1992, one Labour MP had called for 'Holocaust denial' to be 'stopped once and for all.'
This MP introduced an EDM which said, in part:
"This House notes with great concern the latest racist attack by neo-Nazis on the Jewish Cemetery in Ely, Cardiff, where a Nazi swastika and other graffiti were daubed on gravestones; condemns unreservedly this desecration and similar recent incidents in Mulhouse, France and elsewhere in Europe…
In this climate of neo-Nazi resurgence spurred on by deliberate disinformation by David Irving and others concerning the Holocaust, welcomes today's publication of the Anti-Nazi League's pamphlet 'Holocaust Denial: The New Nazi Lie' and urges its widest possible readership so that the burgeoning and sickening industry of holocaust denial be stopped once and for all."
In the early seventies, Hain was convicted at the Old Bailey of criminal conspiracy in relation to his direct action campaigns against South African sporting teams touring Britain.
In the March 1970 issue of Challenge, the Young Communist magazine, Hain wrote:
"Local groups and activists have been mobilised throughout the country in preparation for the ‘Seventy Tour’… an important part of our build-up strategy will be to mobilise the trade union movement in support of the campaign. This will be an area where we shall need the active support of young workers and particularly Young Communists…Hain was also the first leader of the Anti-Nazi League.
We have not been prepared to continue with the tactics of patient petitioning and polite protesting".
Of those, apart from Hain, who signed this EDM, Jim Callaghan was a former Prime Minister, Alistair Darling and Alan Milburn would become high rankings member of Tony Blair's cabinet and close confidants of the PM; Kim Howells would become the Chairman of the 'Labour friends of Israel' group and a Minister in Tony Blair's Department of Education; Ken Livingstone became the Mayor of London; Rhodri Morgan would become the leader of the Welsh Parliament, Paul Murphy became Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Nick Raynsford the Minister for London and Barabara Roche the Minister for Immigration.
Whilst Hain and co. were getting all steamed up on behalf of by the Jewish 'holocaust,' they never made any mention of all the many other occasions of mass genocide that occurred in the twentieth century. Why do do so few of us know anything about the annihilation of more than seven million Ukrainians by Stalin and Kaganovich in the early thirties, for example?
Here's a clue: Lazar Kaganovich, Stalin's brother-in-law, and the man most responsible for this monumental act of mass murder, was a Jew.
Anyway, Gapes' bill failed for lack of parliamentary time so the bill never found its way onto the statute books. Which is why I'm still out here tap, tapping away, trying to get the truth out there.
Although technically not a member of the Bush minor administration, Perle is Chairman of the Defence Policy Board. In this position, he has access to classified documents and close contacts with and a tremendous influence upon the administration's leadership.
In the build up to Gulf War II, Richard Perle became the most visible manifestation in the United Kingdom of the American Government’s call for war.
Those who have ruled our lives, since before most of us were born, have usually been shadowy unknowable presences behind the scenes, pulling the strings and paying the real wages of the politicians and talking heads of the media, who owed their elevation to celebrity status to them in the first place. Not any more, the Richard Perles of the world are now so confident of their power, invulnerability and ability to influence events and outcomes, no matter what the people want or say, that they are happy to lead from the front these days, indulging their massive egos right out front where the masses can see for themselves who it is that really decides their future.
And who it was that decided their past and handed them their strictly edited version of history. Perle is a resident Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute and a member of JINSA. He was an Assistant Defence Secretary during Ronald Reagan’s Presidency and is a personal friend of Ariel Sharon. He is also a board member of the Jerusalem Post.
Whilst Perle was a congressional aide for 'Scoop' Jackson, FBI wiretaps proved that Perle was providing classified information from the National Security Council to the Israeli embassy.
In the 1980s, he was convicted of lying to Congress. In 1983, he received substantial payments to represent the interests of the Israeli weapons conglomerate, Soltam services, after he had assumed his position in the Defence Department. He denied conflict of interest, insisting that, although he received payment for these, he was between government jobs when he worked for the Israeli firm.
On 30 March 1997, in an interview with Henry Kissinger, Perle said:
"We believed very strongly that Israel was the only country in the Middle East with whom we could identify philosophically and in terms of values, that the Israelis were willing and basically able to defend themselves if they got diplomatic and political and eventually some financial support from the United States… there was no other ally that we could turn to who was as consistent and reliable as Israel."Here are a few more of the things that Bush’s leading Foreign Policy Advisor at the time of 9/11 has said:
"The President of the United States, on issue after issue, has reflected the thinking of neoconservatives."
"I very much favour going after Saddam Hussein's regime and Saddam Hussein… he hates the United States. He has weapons of mass destruction… he will use them against us."
"We are going to have to take the war… to other people's territory… all of the norms of international order make it difficult to do that. So the President has to reshape fundamental attitudes toward those norms."In December 2002, the renowned documentary maker, John Pilger, had this to say about Perle:
"One of George W Bush's ‘thinkers’ is Richard Perle. I interviewed Perle when he was advising Reagan and when he spoke about ‘total war’, I mistakenly dismissed him as mad. He recently used the term again in describing America's ‘war on terror’…On 27 March 1997, two months before he entered Downing Street, Tony Blair said:
‘This is total war. We are fighting a variety of enemies. There are lots of them out there. All this talk about first we are going to do Afghanistan, then we will do Iraq... this is entirely the wrong way to go about it. If we just let our vision of the world go forth, and we embrace it entirely and we don't try to piece together clever diplomacy, but just wage a total war... our children will sing great songs about us years from now.’
Perle is one of the founders of the Project for the New American Century, the PNAC. Other founders include Dick Cheney, now vice-president, Donald Rumsfeld, defence secretary, Paul Wolfowitz, deputy defence secretary, Lewis Libby, Cheney's chief of staff…
These are the modern chartists of American terrorism. The PNAC's seminal report, Rebuilding America's Defences: strategy, forces and resources for a new century, was a blueprint of American aims in all but name. Two years ago it recommended an increase in arms-spending by $48bn so that Washington could ‘fight and win multiple, simultaneous major theatre wars’.
This has happened. It said the US should develop ‘bunker-buster’ nuclear weapons and make ‘star wars’ a national priority. This is happening. It said that, in the event of Bush taking power, Iraq should be a target. And so it is... As for Iraq's alleged ‘weapons of mass destruction’, these were dismissed, in so many words, as a convenient excuse…
On the morning of 12 September 2001, without any evidence of who the hijackers were, Rumsfeld demanded that the US attack Iraq… Rumsfeld told a cabinet meeting that Iraq should be ‘a principal target of the first round in the war against terrorism’.
Iraq was temporarily spared only because Colin Powell, the secretary of state, persuaded Bush that ‘public opinion has to be prepared before a move against Iraq is possible’. Afghanistan was chosen as the softer option. If Jonathan Steele's estimate in the Guardian is correct, some 20,000 people in Afghanistan paid the price of this debate with their lives…
In the Los Angeles Times, the military analyst William Arkin describes a secret army set up by Donald Rumsfeld, similar to those run by Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger… According to a classified document prepared for Rumsfeld, the new organisation, known by its Orwellian moniker as the Proactive Pre-emptive Operations Group, or P2OG, will provoke terrorist attacks which would then require ‘counter-attack’ by the United States on countries ‘harbouring the terrorists’. In other words, innocent people will be killed by the United States.
This is reminiscent of Operation Northwoods, the plan put to President Kennedy by his military chiefs for a phoney terrorist campaign - complete with bombings, hijackings, plane crashes and dead Americans - as justification for an invasion of Cuba. Kennedy rejected it. He was assassinated a few months later.
Now Rumsfeld has resurrected Northwoods, but with resources undreamt of in 1963 and with no global rival to invite caution. You have to keep reminding yourself this is not fantasy: that truly dangerous men, such as Perle and Rumsfeld and Cheney, have power.
The thread running through their ruminations is the importance of the media: ‘the prioritised task of bringing on board journalists of repute to accept our position’. ‘Our position’ is code for lying. Certainly, as a journalist, I have never known official lying to be more pervasive than today.
We may laugh at the vacuities in Tony Blair's ‘Iraq dossier’ and Jack Straw's inept lie that Iraq has developed a nuclear bomb, but the more insidious lies, justifying an unprovoked attack on Iraq and linking it to would-be terrorists who are said to lurk in every Tube station, are routinely channelled as news. They are not news; they are black propaganda."
"I won’t be weak on sleaze like the Tories… We have got to be whiter than white if we are to rebuild trust in government."On 11 May 1997, The Jerusalem Post reported thus:
"British Labor Party leader Tony Blair has assiduously courted the Jewish community… Blair has repeatedly pledged that he would 'not repeat the mistakes of previous Labour leaders during the Eighties,' who were regarded as insensitive, if not antipathetic, to Jewish causes, notably Israel…Before the 1997 General Election, Tony Blair was the guest of honour at Rupert Murdoch corporate bash in Australia. When Our Dear Future Leader made all the right squeaking noises, The Sun switched sides and began supporting New Labour.
Blair, a lawyer by training and by instinct… established New Labour as the natural inheritor of a free enterprise, free-market Britain that had been the clarion call of the Conservatives.
Blair's message appears to be playing well among the Jewish community, which… views the institutions of the European Union as a safeguard against xenophobia and future outbursts of antisemitism…
British Jews… have become so accustomed to 'Jews in high places' that they appear unmoved even when the Conservative banner is carried by such prominent figures - and 'friends' - as Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind and Home Secretary Michael Howard, both of whom are Jewish...
Sources close to Blair say the Jewish community has nothing to fear from New Labour… the proliferation of Jewish politicians at the most senior levels in British politics - five in Thatcher's cabinet... served to reinforce an assertive self-confidence that has loosened the community's bonds with Israel..."
Newscorp Investments, Murdoch's parent company, has effectively paid no tax in the UK since 1988. Murdoch's daughter, Elisabeth, is a good friend of Peter Mandelson.