Can someone help me to understand why someone would wait 47 years before accusing someone of assault? It makes no sense to me on any level other than a greedy, opportunistic moron striking while it's hot.
Fear? Trying to deal with the awful things that happened to them? People in authority not doing anything if they came forward?
The Savile investigations have given genuine victims the courage to come forward.
The story about he who cannot be mentioned is writ large on the front pages tomorrow.