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Old 11-10-2012, 10:44 AM   #2002
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Originally Posted by romany_jones View Post
The Telegraph 29th October 2011.
He also worked as a volunteer at Broadmoor, the hospital for the criminally insane, where he was given his own room, and referred to the staff and patients at the hospital as “my people” and himself as “the Godfather”.
Savile once described his role at the hospital as honorary entertainments officer: “I ask them, what do you want to go round strangling crumpet for?” But his flippancy belied a shrewd understanding of inmates’ problems and how best to win their trust. In 1988 he was chosen to head a Department of Health task force to advise on the running of the hospital when it suffered a crisis of management and a nursing dispute. By some accounts, he ended up virtually running the place.

Alarm Bells Anyone?
How exactly is an ex coal miner and a DJ in a position to be running a mental health hospital?
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