Published in: openDemocracyUKHow the state infiltrates, targets and blacklists activists – the revelations keep on coming
Last week the Metropolitan police admitted some of what trade unionists already knew about the activities of the secret state – that Special Branch had supplied information to corporate blacklisting organisations.
Published in: openSecurityBuilding the blacklist: police spies and trade unionists
In 2009 a UK construction industry blacklist, administered by a private company holding files on thousands of people, was busted. Evidence is now emerging of police involvement, bringing yet another layer to the scandal of police spies and state surveillance.