Category Archives: Parliament

Christmas Card Campaign

We are inviting all our supporters to send a Christmas card to their MPs and Police & Crime Commissioners this year, and we have written a text for you to put in it. For more information on how to do this go to our Christmas Card campaigns page. Imagine your MP opening this letter this […]

Write to your MP about Home Office support for Police’s request for secrecy

The Home Office has supported the Police’s request for secrecy in the Public Inquiry at the forth coming hearing. We urge you to write to your MP to back the arguments that the Inquiry should stay public, and to make representations to the Secretary of State. Below is a short and long version of a […]

Statement in Australian Parliament demanding John Dines cease teaching Police in Sydney

Helen Steel has flown to Australian to confront John Dines, an undercover officer in the UK who she was tricked into a two year relationship with. She has tracked him down after years piecing together his real identity. This was revealed today in an exclusive in the Guardian. She also revealed that he was working […]

Terms of Reference published for the Public Inquiry into undercover policing – women’s statement

Theresa May has today made public the Terms of Reference that will guide the upcoming Public Inquiry into undercover policing to be led by Lord Pitchford. In the last four years the work of campaigners and journalists has exposed numerous shocking revelations about the actions of undercover police units actively involved in infiltrating and undermining […]

“RIPA still authorises sexual relationships by state agents”

On 11 June 2015, the Government published ‘A question of trust: report of the investigatory powers review‘ by David Anderson Q.C., the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Jenny Jones, Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, gave an excellent response to the report during a debate in the House of Lords on 8 July. In discussing the continued legality […]