As the row ratchets up over claims of an establishment cover-up of child abuse involving the late Sir Cyril Smith, here are the original stories that ran in Private Eye 454 and in the Rochdale Alternative Press (RAP), in 1979.
From Eye 454, 11th May 1979 (click article to enlarge):
The original shocking RAP story (click each image to enlarge):
And their follow up (click to enlarge):Only In The Magazine
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