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Reconstructing the Spanner Operation 1983 to 1990

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Previously hidden facts and data related to Operation Spanner now resurfacing through applied and combined deductive, inductive, and abductive reasoning; when added to personally confirmed (as opposed to the commonly copied and pasted/unchecked and misleading) ‘facts’ of the case, contradicts official story and reveals plethora of lies, – in other words, a total sham: for example, there had never been a large group of men involved; nor had there ever been any murder investigation. The nationwide (not Manchester) partly official police operation started in January 1983 (not 1987) and ran (officially) until Sep.1989, (=9999 ritual end code) resulting in 777 police raids and interviews over those 7 years (not 3), with Crown closure (and initialisation of lock, curse and seal) from December 1990.

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Operation Spanner had been a pre-scheduled Crown sacrificial ritual involving secret society police initiations.

Operation Spanner Start Date of 1983 now additionally Confirmed.

Operation Spanner start date now additionally confirmed as 1983 (see video with cover story below from 11.30 to 11.35); thus exposing the false official storyline -(start date of 1987 is one example)- as merely a lie; with hundreds of nationwide raids (1983 to 1986) [-unmentioned is that it had involved several agendas in addition to the imposed sacrificial early deaths of over 100 men (by 1990), mostly targeted and dated for extrajudicial execution through gay SM contact magazine adverts officially referred to as the “inquiry into advertisements in homosexual magazines” forming Crown secret society initiations and psychopathic training of policemen from around 14 police forces]


the Spannermen case ‘investigation’ start date (the alibi with an official start date of 1987) now additionally confirmed as 1983.[Leading to the later Old Bailey show-trial of 15 innocent men with the closure/initialisation of the ritual and curse based on the resulting (but pre-determined) sentencing and ritual statistics]


With the assistance of 14 police forces nationwide, the OPB were alleged (as per alibi) to have been attempting to identify, and also criminalise (‘investigate’) the Spannermen from around 7 years prior to charges being brought. (7 years prior to September 1989) by “visiting hundreds of men over several years.(However, the truth is that police had at all times known the identity of the owner of the video; and the hundreds of raids were not related to the later Spanner case at all, nor to any Spannermen video, but rather to the operation/ritual itself). In addition, the police had only sought to identify/raid the “Spannermen” from December 1986 on, which had been undertaken until the end of 1987, although the Spannermen had already been chosen as victims for incarceration from November 1983 on, and prior to any videotape surfacing in early 1984.

[The video recollection (below) is still just a cover story, but nevertheless more truthful than most! – and correct in stating the 7 year (fake) ‘investigation’ of the Spannermen, but incorrect regarding the source of videos/ the purpose of the raids /any murder investigation/ and the falsely claimed pre-1984 police possession of the original video]. At the time the Spannermen had broken no law, so as a last resort, the Offences Against the Person Act of 1861 had been tenuously relied upon to fit this purpose, although the original intention of that Act had never been to govern sexual relationships. It had never been an investigation, but had certainly been an operation in every sense.

The Spannermen had never been chosen from a video in the first place. Identifying the men had never been a problem (the police had at all times known the name and address of the video source) – but more importantly, what they could possibly be accused of and charged with in order for 9 of them to be jailed for 369 months was.

Operation Spanner start date ( not the hearing ) now additionally confirmed as (about) seven years prior to charges (from 11.30 to 11.35 of the video) – Contrary to what you may have been led to believe – (at the end of it) – There was nothing that the Spannermen could be charged with! (from 11.50 to 12.00) followed by (from 12.00) “How do we justify all this expense; How do we justify all these years and years and years?

“John Lovatt was part of the legal defence team for the victims of Operation Spanner, and is one of the founders and a trustee of The Spanner Trust (http://www.spannertrust.org), which aims to decriminalise consensual BDSM and to defend the rights of consenting adults.” (With sincere thanks to Douglas O’Keeffe and John Lovatt).

Knowledge related to a suspected sacrificial murder:

Interrogation under duress?: From 11.10 to 11.20 of the video apparently relates to early 1984(see below) police questioning of a December 1983 businessman visitor to Harford (Cliff) who knew a few of the first names of the Spannermen, and who had been discovered by friends as deceased following a police raid on his flat above his menswear business in Buckingham in early 1984 [alleged suicide, as were the other 66 during this period], (perhaps more fully explained here) and whose car (apparently chosen+targeted by police in December 1983)– a French blue Fiat Bertone X1/9 – had been parked at the Harford address that same night of the visit during the trespassing/surveillance incident , in early December 1983, and it is claimed in the video that it had (presumably) been stopped(targeted) by police in North Wales[from 9.10 of the video](possibly the following day- see below*). To the best of my knowledge there is nobody else this could possibly represent as there was no other hitherto undisclosed third party who knew a few first names of the Spannermen whilst also visiting both Harford and North Wales during that period. Cliff had never travelled again to Wales before his death, and is also pictured in 1983 that same day of the visit, on the front drive of the Harford property near the start of Operation Spanner Dissected. The red car in that picture is that of the Bryn Alyn whistleblower, whose previous home in Cheshire was being sold by auction at the time, and whom had been ‘warned’ of numerous legal and physical threats of retribution coming his way/being made against him around three weeks earlier (mid-November 1983) by a senior officer of Manchester Childrens’ Services in response to his refusal to the officer’s demand to withdraw his report on Bryn Alyn during that conversation. The threats had eventually been reported to the Prime Minister in May 1985, (and copied to the House of Commons) with 10 Downing Street then allegedly passing the matter to the Home Office on 4th June 1985; the fact that no specific response had ever been forthcoming from any source concerning the contents of that letter to the Prime Minister itself speaks volumes. One may also therefore draw the reasonable assumption that the letter may have perhaps been simply trashed at No. 10 following Bernard Ingham’s claimed forwarding of that letter for Home Office action on 4th June,1985.

The police taking and use of an address book (from 11.15 of the video) would also tie in with only first names being provided, particularly if it was believed by police that Cliff may have been holding out on them; the acquisition itself poses further questions.

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The claim that the police were investigating a murder is a common ploy used to obtain self-incriminating details from gay men. (In the Spanner case) – “While murder has been repeatedly invoked as an explanation and justification for the lengthy and extensive investigation, there appears to have been little to suggest that murder was an enduring central preoccupation of the police.”

The Compromised Integrity of the Spanner Show-Trial Legal Teams. It would certainly appear through the evidence now available that the ritual may also have been, in addition, a test for at least some members of the legal teams involved with the Old Bailey Spannermens’ defence; and as a confirmation and demonstration of their personal dedication to Crown interests taking precedence over those of their clients, (and under pressure or promise from the Crown) … It therefore comes as no surprise that the alleged and so-called ‘agreed by all parties’ recorded official ‘facts of the case’ are in many ways nothing of the sort. With these numerous interventions by the Crown, the resulting effects – as far as the Spannermen were concerned– had been as far removed from any form of ‘justice’ as one may possibly conceive; – the vindictive and intended destruction of the Spannermens’ lives and reputations now after thirty years being dragged through the mud once more with this ongoing continuance of the Crown ritual victimisation of them personally via the public declaration – (by someone who never even met nor spoke with them, whilst also (strangely enough) claiming to be supporting their cause) – with his (and thus invalid) false and unwarranted offering that these hard-working and outstanding intelligent men of the highest integrity (now mostly deceased, including a retired ex-diplomat) were “all naive and ignorant”; – from 21.30 to 22.00 of the video – a despicable comment which in itself notably lacks the merest hint of truth, diplomacy, professional integrity and confidentiality, let alone respect for his claimed ex-clients. His own ignorance and subterfuge have thus been self-exposed through this false and shallow ill-suited charade merely to shamelessly flaunt and self-promote his self-proclaimed expertise and abilities in such (truly unrelated) matters, at the expense of any commonly perceived integrity of all Spannermen.

The Training and Initiation of Psychopathic Behaviour, and the ‘Highest Achievement’: At the top of page 163 of “The Dirty Squad”, by Michael Hames, are we looking at a boastful comment that simultaneously both explains what the Church of England “Christian Family Values” campaign (a.k.a:-“Operation Spanner”) was all about; and also one or two of the methods used by a “policeman” (and suspected Knight of the Realm of the Church of England Round Table) following his election to secretly forefront that campaign as an historical and traditional training exercise?

TheInquiry into Advertisements in Homosexual Magazines.’ Anomalies abound: For the OPB to have covertly engaged in contact with advertisers/ responders of a magazine would suggest that those persons being engaged with had been especially chosen as having initially satisfied suitable criteria for OPB intervention; or, in other words, could or would be found guilty of an obscenity crime. So the idea that none of these random contacts over a period of 4 years (from at least January 1983 to late 1986) had led to any prosecution; and hence to be of no further mention;(other than that of a seemingly unavailable and non-existent/ non-random ‘nationwide ring’ of “66 potential defendants” added to the 16 Spannermen case by 1989/1990) rings alarm bells at the very outset. See also: 82 Potential Defendants

WHY WOULD THEY LIE? The Seven Year Long 777 Crown Sacrificial Ritual Timescale Signature Now Exposed – 777=21=1983. The main signature of the ritual, In the occult world, 777 or 21 itself indicates death and rebirth have been used. Operation Spanner start date now additionally confirmed as 1983 (see video from 10.50 to 11.40); [with hundreds of nationwide raids] – [unmentioned is that it had involved several agendas in addition to the imposed sacrificial early deaths of over 100 innocent men, mostly targeted and dated for extrajudicial execution through gay SM contact magazine adverts] officially referred to as the “inquiry into advertisements in homosexual magazines“ – forming Crown secret society initiations and psychopathic training of policemen from around 14 police forces].

The Original Video obtained by the OPB. Original Spannermen video was obtained by Obscene Publications Squad in London via one of the OPB’s many anonymous gay contact magazine box number adverts: It had been inadvertently sent by request for an offered reciprocal vhs video swap of extreme SM to a box number in “Gay Galaxy” – [in other words, it had been sent unknowingly to Manchester Police in early 1984, and passed to the OPB prior to the Spannermen raids, ( by December 1986 at the latest)].

The Code 3 Killings. (“unsolved murders”). The infliction of savage and excessive over-the-top violence (resulting from multiple sources of competing inflictions/woundings) could therefore often have been as a trademark on some Code 3 victims with resulting injuries possibly appearing to be both amateurish/crazed and experienced/precise.

The Witchfinder General: The Office of the Witchfinder General is a unique and historical secret society satanist appointment appearing to hold Crown Executioner status and becoming vacant when there is considered a need, and fulfilled where a specially chosen and elected member of the Church of England General Synod is appointed to a senior position within the Met. with his own squad of officers to undertake (satanic) work on behalf of the Church of England(Crown). Common Law is their jurisdiction.

THE FRAUDULENT SCAM (Part One) THE “NATIONWIDE RING” HAD BEEN FABRICATED FOR THE TRIAL: The Spanner Case had also been an alibi (and a source/means of both securing and recouping many millions in covert public funding) for the culling operation, through the fraudulent merging of the two unconnected matters into a fabricated and falsely claimed “nationwide torture ring” [see first sentence at top of page], by way of the attachment (=82 at middle/page 165) of the identities of the 66 deceased code 6 victims [Part 2 of the ritual-1983 to 1986] onto the 16 “Spannermen” case in 1989/1990; Nor were the Spannermen the “nucleus” of any group nor ‘circle of men’. The number of ‘Spannermen’ charged included some who were not known by others. The real number had therefore been falsely inflated with other unrelated men to achieve 16 in order to fit the initial ritual requirements of 650+16=666, with one later dropped to achieve the later code 3 sentencing requirement of (codes9+6=15) (at 3B).

THE FRAUDULENT SCAM (Part Two) THE HIDDEN COSTS OF SPANNER: Whether these additional hidden costs are related to the sacrificial ritual or claimed to be stemming from the Spanner case – or funding for an undeclared (“black-ops”) reason -or even the fulfilment of the costs recovery of expenditure in the ritual, (- including recovery of fraudulent public funding then passing to the crown under 3×3 rituals- as an example being refunded at a cost multiplied by a x9 rate of interest (900% fixed, giving 1000% return) with that 3×3 calculation) is as yet uncertain at this time. Certainly the figures, (in the absence of plausible explanations related to the costs, and especially the timescales involved) would certainly tie in and seem to perhaps blend well with that 3×3 return belief

The “West London Murders” (September 1989 to April 1990): ……..(with the Michael Boothe killing {which I personally believe may have been the last of the Spanner cull/ killings,) ….perhaps also appearing as a unique demonstration to initiates present of the ease of the task involved, as once disablement of the victim had occurred – that is – once Michael’s foot/ankle had been broken, (possibly by stomping on the foot once it had been placed/dragged over the edge of a step or kerb in a manner perhaps similar to the way one would kick-start a motorbike with high compression) he could do nothing but remain on the floor, so only boots/shoes had then been required to complete the fatal attack.

Operation Codes Updates / Hexcraft Sentencing: 9999 = Indicates divine completion with unfinished business (sentencing and incarcerations), As 9+9+9+9=36= both 18+18=666+666, as satisfactory completion of both parts, and number 36 of non-defendants meeting early death by other (non-suicide) means, as 3+6=9 shows both the code for this part, and the number of incarcerations to follow, and the “official” end date of both the second part and the police/Witchfinder operation as September ’89 = 9/1989=36 ( =3×6=666)= or 9x9x9x9 – Also as 3x3x3x3x3x3x3x3 = 6561 = 666, and as 999 +9 (hidden 666) under/concurrent with code 9.

Pronounced Failure to Investigate Report: Why had a corrupt senior officer of Manchester Children’s Services been allowed to operate for many years as a pimp (one of many) for John Allen’s child prostitution racket?
Why was the officer never questioned nor charged after being reported to Downing Street in 1985 for threatening (on behalf of claimed third parties) the author of a damning report on Bryn Alyn in 1983? Ref: Lost in Care 21.115, (where it is wrongly claimed that letter was to the Home Office) / Letter to Margaret Thatcher, 10 Downing Street (Reply from 4th June 1985, in possession of the NCA as of 2015)

The Costs of the “official” Operation Spanner officially undisclosed: “The whole case might have been thought incredible only a few years ago, and is still astonishing to many. It cost, I am told on good authority, £19 million of public money“. Please also see “The Hidden Costs of Spanner” , The Costs of the OPS.

82 Potential Defendants: So out of 82 potential defendants, the CPS could only find 16 to charge, but unfortunately they had not broken the law at the time, so the Spannermen had to wait two years in order to be fitted up with morality crimes that were questionably and tenuously attached to the OAPA of 1861 in order to perhaps be successfully prosecuted??? We are left with “66 potential defendants” that could NOT be prosecuted in an easier manner. WHY?

State Take-Down of Scallywag Magazine: The later 1996 State Take-Down of Scallywag Magazine and the Murder of it’s Co-Founder Angus James as Retaliation for Exposing the Westminster Paedophile Ring and the John Allen Empire. (How it all fits together)

The Non-existent Murder Investigation: (From the video) It is claimed the OPB were already in possession of the original videotape in 1983, “about 7 years prior to the Spannermen charges being decided” (September 1989 minus “about 7 years”) and were asking the owner (first intervewed December 1986) to identify the men involved, although it is also claimed that there had already been an earlier murder investigation, which had been dropped at an earlier date, and of which the persons depicted were all still alive – (and which I believe to be incorrect), – as if there had actually been a murder investigation, (and I can also personally confirm there had not) then the identities of the men involved had been of prime importance at that point, and not afterwards, once the investigation had been dropped. The ‘murder’ investigation would perhaps have been called into play in the event of front doors being smashed in 1987, as identities had only been fully known after that date.

Search Warrants: Should the argument about fake search warrants now apparently shift to verbal abuse and insult of mostly deceased men with the claim from 21.30 of the video, (*see below)that the 16 Spannermen were all “naive and ignorant”, and had allowed/invited the entry to their homes in 1987 without a search warrant. —– The purpose and intention of the Spannermen being added to the existing ritual as “victims” had never been to treat them fairly, nor in accordance with any rules, but to cause deep and lasting despair amongst all the Spannermen. The OPB would therefore have relished the opportunity to smash the front doors of each of the men with full Crown approval despite their innocence. The “snuff movies” fake evidence, which had not been used (see “Spannermen”, bottom of that page) had possibly been kept in reserve to accommodate that course of action or others).

Margaret Thatcher Involvement: ….as every twist and turn of the operation had already been pre-scheduled, and could not be interfered with, – although I do suspect she had personally chosen the Spannermen as targets for the jailing statistics of the ritual after she had been unofficially informed of the Manchester/Bryn Alyn corruption and whistleblowing.


Apart from a long-lasting one into how to possibly criminalise the Spannermen, and jail 9 of them for 369 months total, when they had broken no law, (lasting from 1983 to 1989), there had never been any other “investigation” throughout the entire operation!

All preliminary groundwork in the operation (save for the choice of victims and the excuses for the jailings) had been completed prior to 1983.

The Operation Spanner case had never comprised any real “investigation” as such – It had at all times been an “Operation” in the true sense of that word (and a fraudulent scam), with both required outcomes and intended effects(merely as examples).


“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to accept what is true.” ― Soren Kierkegaard

“I would take this statement even a step further, and I would say that these are really only the two reasons that humanity ever really experiences suffering.” – Mark Passio in “What on Earth is Happening.

Reconstructing Spanner

WORLD WAR 3…… YOU’RE IN IT!!! – Remarque88 (from July 2021)

‘Project Looking Glass technology saw that the Great Awakening cannot be stopped’. This was recorded over a decade ago and makes it even more incredible as we see the events described unfold on the planet today.

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The Consensus Position Ariculated

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