A former Hunter Valley policeman who’s now a state MP is due to give evidence today at an inquiry in


claims child sexual abuse was covered up by the Catholic Church.

Nationals MP for Dubbo, Troy Grant was an officer in the region when Detective Chief Inspector Peter Fox was allegedly told to stop investigating the child abuse allegations.
Peter Fox says he heard Mr Grant describe senior NSW police as Catholic Mafia because of their associations with the church.
Troy Grant is due to take to the witness stand once Mr Fox has finished giving his evidence.