The MPS and Trade Union Blacklisting

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4448
Question By: 
Len Duvall OBE
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

In regard to a recent Observer article (9/11/14), do you think it is right the Metropolitan Police Service allegedly share information with the private sector for the purpose of denying individual's work because of their political views or activities? What threat exactly do such people pose to the state?

Answer

Answer for The MPS and Trade Union Blacklisting

Answer for The MPS and Trade Union Blacklisting

Answered By: 
The Mayor

These allegations are part of an ongoing investigation, Operation Reuben, led by the Chief Constable of Derbyshire. It would not be appropriate to comment further at this time.