Steven George first came to my attention through his book which I blogged about Heartless and Heartless Too by Janella
In that book published in 1998, many years before Savile died in 2012 and the issue of child sexual abuse became more widespread he named Jimmy Savile as a child abuser. He also told of his abuse by his MP adoptive father Bonner-Pink, and how Steven was illegally kept in institutions for 26 years.
He was one of the pioneering whistleblowers and to do that he had to type, print and bind the first versions himself. He was a beacon and example to others to break the silence and tell their story, whatever effort it took to do so.
That spirit and determination has been needed of late.
Due no doubt to his experiences, Steven campaigned against sex pest MP Mike Hancock. Portsmouth 3 – MP Hancocks Heinous Habits…
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