Thanks to Tim Tate for letting me use this extract from his book ‘Child Pornography – An Investigation’ (Methuen, 1990). This follows on from yesterday’s post and provides much more detail about the extent of Oliver Brooke’s involvement in paedophile networks:
Lord Lane’s slender grasp of the realities of paedophilia had been brought into focus two years earlier in the case of Professor Oliver Brooke. Brooke was the 46-year-old London paediatrician who amassed a huge collection of extreme child pornography, neatly bound and indexed in twenty-three albums. He had also commissioned a Blackpool photographer to take indecent pictures of an underage girl.
When, on 18 December 1986, Brooke pleaded guilty to six counts of procuring and distributing child pornography, Kingston Crown Court sentenced him to one year in prison. Brooke and his lawyers appealed, and five months later on 11 May the case came before the Lord Chief Justice of…
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