Tag Archives: Inquiry

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 […]

Helen Steel issues statement as former partner confirmed as undercover officer

PRESS RELEASE for immediate release Undercover Policing Inquiry has named John Dines as an undercover police officer Helen Steel has issued a statement in response. It is contained here The Undercover Policing Inquiry (1) has named John Dines as an undercover police officer (2), the third officer confirmed in recent weeks (3). John Dines was […]

One year since the Met apologised – our work is very much still needed

A year ago last weekend, the Metropolitan Police issued an historic apology to seven of the eight women we had been supporting in their legal action against the police after they were deceived into relationships with undercover police. Today, despite these consolatory words from the police, we are supporting two other legal actions, and talking […]