Category Archives: Inquiries

Briefing on “Neither confirm or deny” – a police tactic for secrecy

On April 5th, there will be a preliminary hearing for the Undercover Policing Inquiry, where the Metropolitan Police Service argue for further delays to the Inquiry and to reduce its scope. This is simply the latest attempt by the police to prevent information coming to light about their abusive undercover policing tactics. To illuminate this […]

New Inquiry progress briefing published today

On April 5th, the Undercover Policing Inquiry is due to hold a preliminary hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice. This hearing is to deal with issues brought up by the Metropolitan Police in an attempt to delay and deny our efforts to get to the truth. The Inquiry has made much slower progress than […]

Demonstration at Undercover Policing Inquiry hearing

Join us to demand disclosure on political policing abuses in the UK Where? Royal Courts of Justice When? 9-10am April 5th 2016 – on the first day of the hearing What? Demonstration- bring banners, & placards Who? Anyone who cares about our democracy It is over six years since the undercover policing scandal broke, creating […]

Inquiry Progress Report 2 published

We are pleased to publish our second progress report on the Undercover Policing Inquiry. At the moment, the Inquiry is in its preliminary phase, and the participants are experiencing the Inquiry as extensive legal arguments between their lawyers and the Inquiry team, conducted mostly via email.  Hearings and the taking of evidence are delayed and […]

Women’s statement: Full investigation needed on undercover policing in Scotland

Four women deceived into relationships with undercover officers have made a joint statement criticising the new HMICS review into undercover policing, and demanding a full Public Inquiry into the undercover policing in Scotland. Full Statement from the four women: “One of the major concerns we have about the scope of the Inquiry into Undercover Policing […]