Bea is a core participant in the Public Inquiry into Undercover Policing in Category H [Individuals in relationships with undercover officers]. She was informed about her involvement by inquiry solicitors.

Bea was in the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in the early 1990s. Her branch of the SWP was infiltrated by HN78 Anthony Bobby Lewis, known to her as Bobby McGee.

Bea had an intimate, sexual relationship with Bobby lasting approximately a year.