In the UK, police Special Branch (linked to MI5 and MI6) are being investigated by 'the police watchdog' for reportedly 'deliberately wrecking investigations into child sexual abuse carried out by Members of Parliament and police officers'.
There are now 30 separate probes into allegations that evidence was suppressed, investigations halted and offences covered up to protect the top people.
1. Photographs of a minister in Tony Blair's government on holiday with a convicted child abuser disappeared after they were handed to police.
2. Special Branch covered up evidence relating to an allegation that a serving London Police officer was involved in a child abuse ring in north London.
3. Essex Police failed to follow up an allegation that an MP was involved in child sex abuse.
'The police helped to run the Marc Dutroux child abuse ring in Belgium.'
4. Detective Clive Driscoll was removed from a child abuse probe in Lambeth, south London, when he named politicians among the suspects.
5. A prosecution against a government official in possession of indecent images of children was not pursued.
CHILD ABUSE NETWORKS - PART ONE
CHILD ABUSE NETWORKS - PART TWO