Peter Haymans Prosecution File Destroyed in 2006

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hayman Sir Peter Hayman

With the mainstream media spotlight on Peter Hayman after the finding of the “unnatural sex” file recently in the archives, I thought it worth summarising the following information.

In 2013 I requested the files involved in the decision not to prosecute Sir Peter Hayman via a Freedom of Infomation request [1] .

I asked the Crown Prosecution Service , quoting this:

“The Attorney-General, Michael Havers replied, ‘I am in agreement with the Director of Public Prosecutions’ (Sir Thomas Chalmers Hetherington QC) advice not to prosecute Sir Peter Hayman and the other persons with whom he had carried on an obscene correspondence.’

Please could you release the papers involved in this decision not to prosecute Sir Peter Hayman”

sirthomashetherington Sir Thomas Hetherington

Lord-Michael-Havers Lord Michael Havers

Eventually I was told

” Our records show that the file you requested was destroyed on 17th February 2006. ” [2]

It may be…

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