Phi Wire Hand Picked Politics - Live

  • Barney Ronay | South London's underground Arthurian dream

    • source icon
    • 21:22
  • Mary Elise Sarotte | Putins view of power was formed watching East Germany collapse

    • source icon
    • 21:19
  • Suzanne Moore | Single mothers are the real casualties in Cameron's class war

    • source icon
    • 20:00
  • Martin Kettle | David Cameron's speech was great oratory, but it didnt answer the trust question

    • source icon
    • 19:49
  • Editorial | The Guardian view on David Camerons speech: the clarity of the core vote strateg...

    • source icon
    • 19:38
  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

Story Tracker

Select Story:

Rochdale MP calls for Cyril Smith inquiry

Rochdale MP calls for Cyril Smith inquiry
Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk has called for an investigation into claims his predecessor Sir Cyril Smith abused residents at a boys’ hostel in the town in the 1960s.

Mr Danczuk used a Commons debate to highlight the allegations after former residents told PoliticsHome how Smith made youngsters strip, fondled them and smacked their bare bottoms for punishment.

Today, Lancashire Police issued a statement calling for victims of the former MP to come forward.

Green Box: Rochdale MP calls for Cyril Smith inquiryClick to open

+ Expand all - Collapse all

Recommended External Links

Full access for £22 a month...

PoliticsHome PRO Find out more

Related PRO Content

Lords Business

Lord McNally defends Waterhouse probe

14/11/2012