Update: 9th November 2012 ~ Explicit denial of allegations by Lord McAlpine. Click here to read it.
Second update: 9th November 2012 ~ Mr Messham has now accepted that Lord McAlpine did not abuse him. Click here to read it. It now seems likely that the original allegations about Lord McAlpine were caused by mistaken identity.
Third update: 22nd November 2012 ~ please read my apology to Lord McAlpine.