Statewatch article: RefNo# 36742
UK: UNDERCOVER POLICING: Core Participant? Your Name’s Not Down, You’re Not Coming In
Statewatch News Online, July 2016
"When the [Pitchford] Inquiry was established there were over 200 applications for CP status. Most were accepted. A judgement made in October 2015 illustrates the open character of the Inquiry.

Based on this initial ruling we felt that the Inquiry was going to do two things, listen to those of us who were spied upon and investigate undercover policing of political groups who were engaging in their right to protest.

It was also said that there would continue to be an open door for those who wish to seek Core Participant status. We now question that initial promise, as recent refusals have thrown it into doubt."


See: Core Participant? Your Name’s Not Down, You’re Not Coming In (COPS, link)

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