The Pitchford Inquiry

Our investigations aim to support the preparations for the independent, judge-led inquiry into the undercover scandal, we wrote when we set up this blog in January 2015. Meanwhile the Pitchford Inquiry has begun, and we have decided to take part, … Continue reading

Why did Operation Herne publish obviously wrong dates on #spycop Roger Pearce’ career?

Peter Salmon and Eveline Lubbers, Undercover Research Group, 11 April 2017 Recently the Pitchford Inquiry confirmed Roger Pearce as a former undercover police officer (as ‘Roger Thorley’); the Undercover Research Group had already exposed him last year. We had managed … Continue reading

Top Officers ‘Blocking’ Spycops Inquiry’s Work – Morning Star

From the Morning Star by Conrad Landin, 6 April 2017. Pitchford participant blasts undercover police for ‘preventing disclosure’ Police chiefs are using “blocking tactics” to “prevent disclosure,” a preliminary hearing of the undercover policing inquiry heard yesterday. Christopher Pitchford, who is … Continue reading