MP Vaz and his ‘highly in­ap­pro­pri­ate’ ques­tions to top cop over Heath probe

He wanted op­er­a­tion de­tails

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in 1964, while Sir Ed­ward was Sec­re­tary of State for In­dus­try and Trade.

An­gry sup­port­ers of Sir Ed­ward, who died in 2005 aged 89 at his Sal­is­bury home, slammed the Wilt­shire Po­lice re­port.

Mr Veale has ad­mit­ted he mis­judged the pres­sure he would face over the in­ves­ti­ga­tion. He said: “I think I un­der­es­ti­mated the amount of scru­tiny, and the chal­lenge, the com­plex­i­ties, and the po­lit­i­cal sen­si­tiv­i­ties. “But ul­ti­mately I can look at you right in the eye and say we have op­er­ated with ut­ter dig­nity, ut­ter re­spect. We’ve main­tained an ab­so­lute in­tegrity in what we’ve done and what we’ve said, how we op­er­ated and how we’ve in­ves­ti­gated.” scoops@ mir­ror.co.uk

He was say­ing, ‘I want to know the op­er­a­tional de­tail and rea­sons for in­ves­ti­gat­ing’ MIKE VEALE WILT­SHIRE PO­LICE CHIEF CON­STA­BLE

PROBED Ed­ward Heath was ac­cused by 40 al­leged vic­tims of abuse

AC­CUSED Keith Vaz wrote to top cop

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