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Toilets Where Gay Men Meet.

THESE are the grubby public toilets where a 31-year-old man claims that he had sex with Ron Davies Ron Davies or Ronald Davies can refer to
  • Ronald Davies (judge) (1904–1996), a federal judge from the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota (1955–1996)
  • Ronald Davies (field hockey), participant in the 1948 Summer Olympics

They are just yards from the busy M4 but are a favourite pick up place for gay men.

A homosexual couple have also claimed they have seen Mr Davies at a well- known cruising spot in woods near his home in Draethen, mid Glamorgan Mid Glamorgan (gləmôr`gən), former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of . The toilets are known to police who have raided the mock Cotswold stone Cotswold stone is a yellow oolitic limestone quarried in many places the Cotswold Hills in the south midlands of England. When weathered the colour of buildings made or faced with this stone is often described as 'honey' or 'golden'.  building several times.

The vice squad vice squad  
A police division charged with enforcement of laws dealing with various forms of vice, such as gambling and prostitution.

vice squad
 made a dawn swoop after complaints from the public that men were performing sex acts on picnic tables near the toilet block in broad daylight. Several arrests were made.

The graffiti daubed daub  
v. daubed, daub·ing, daubs
1. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.

2. To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
 toilets are in a layby off the A46 at Tormarton, Gloucestershire, but are shielded from the main road by grassy banks with bushes.

There is a car park nearby which is used by families taking picnic breaks on long journeys.

In his criticism of media coverage of the scandal, Mr Davies said: "Everybody has a fundamental right to a private life. I am no exception.

"The fact that I have acknowledged a serious lapse of judgment in a particular situation is not an excuse for the media to pay money to any liar who comes along and claims to know me.

"I refuse to respond to the detail of this complete nonsense and urge people to judge me on what I have done in office and not on the fabricated fab·ri·cate  
tr.v. fab·ri·cat·ed, fab·ri·cat·ing, fab·ri·cates
1. To make; create.

2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
 fantasises of the vicious and corrosive press."
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Author:Shaw, Adrian
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Nov 2, 1998
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