The authorities look for terrorists, why
can’t they look for a child abductor?
KATE and Gerry McCann claim the Government’s lack of action in the hunt
Madeleine has left other children at risk.
The couple are furious that
David Cameron’s coalition appear to have
given up on finding her.
Kate, 43, blasted: “There’s an abductor out there, a criminal out there
who is free to do this over and over again if we let him.
“Other children are at risk and nothing is being done.”
And Gerry, 42, said: “Politicians are there to represent us, we elect
them and we feel something should be done. Madeleine is a British
citizen, she is innocent, she is vulnerable. They say, ‘It’s a real
shame, we hope Madeleine’s found’. But their thoughts and words are not
Maddie vanished in May 2007 during a family holiday in
Praia da Luz,
The McCanns of Rothley, Leics, have now launched an online petition to
lobby the British and ¬Portuguese governments for a formal review of the
By last night almost 25,000 people had backed their appeal and Kate
said: “I can’t get my head around the authorities giving up on her. The
authorities look for terrorists, why can’t they look for a
She also revealed how a meeting earlier this year with Home Secretary
Theresa May had been disappointing, with the politician saying she could
not make promises.
But she added: “We must keep going. I see Madeleine’s friends and it
reminds me of how she would be now, what she would look like, how tall
she would be…it is painful.”
Meanwhile the couple face new heartache after
Goncalo Amaral, the
ex-detective who led the probe into Madeleine’s disappearance, revealed
plans to sell his
about the investigation in the UK.
He said: “The British people have the right to read an objective and
well reasoned literary work.”