Accused MP blasts police after Carl Beech found guilty over Westminster paedophile lies

A former Conservative MP who was falsely accused of being a murderer and a sadistic child rapist by Carl Beech has described the investigation into the fraudster's claims as "a truly disgraceful chapter in the history of British policing". Harvey Proctor said the reputations of himself and other high-profile figures had been besmirched as a result of the false allegations, describing the Metropolitan Police's Operation Midland probe that resulted from them as "rogue, malicious and apparently homophobic". The politician was one of several men to have their homes searched as a result of the spurious and harmful allegations that the ex-nurse came forward with, and said the publicity surrounding the accusations forced him to leave his job as private secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Rutland.

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