Tag Archives: Creedon

Today’s news #2 – Herne report

In the second big news of the day, Operation Herne’s second report was published. This is the police investigation headed by Mick Creedon (the report is therefore has been referred to as the Creedon report). This report includes the issue of undercover officers engaging in relationships. The women and the legal team for this case […]

Alison & Helen interviewed on Women’s Hour

Today, BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour featured interviews with Alison and Helen about the case.  The programme also features Chief Constable Mick Creedon, who heads Operation Herne (the police review of undercover policing and the Special Demonstration Squad). The programme can be heard via the BBC iPlayer site HERE.  The interviews start at 00.50 and […]

“Neither Confirm Nor Deny” practice criticised – key points over Operation Herne

Documents were released today outlining key concerns over the “Neither Confirm Nor Deny” (NCND) practice currently used by police investigating undercover policing. The documents were released following the issue of a press release by the women who are suing the Metropolitan Police, saying that they would not be cooperating with the police investigation. Operation Herne, […]

Correspondence released by Birnberg Peirce and partners

Following today’s announcement that the women taking legal action have written to Chief Constable Creedon to say that they will not cooperate with Operation Herne, the following documents have now been released. They outline the correspondence between the women’s solicitor, Harriet Wistrich of Birnberg Peirce and partners, and Chief Constable Creedon. The letters from Wistrich outline […]

Press release: Women reject secrecy of undercover policing inquiry

For immediate release: Eight women suing* the Metropolitan police for the harm caused by undercover police officers forming fraudulent long-term, intimate, sexual relationships with them, have written to Chief Constable Creedon to say that they will not cooperate with Operation Herne**. Chief Constable Creedon had asked them to provide detailed statements about their intimate relationships, […]