Ref NoBSUCA/MT/3/6/4
CollectionMark Thomas Collection
TitleCampaigning against the surveillance of protesters
Name of creatorMultiple individuals
Date26/10/2009-27/10/2009
Extent1 folder
DescriptionPress coverage of the story that police were gathering personal details of activisits who attended political meetings and protests, including the creation of 'spotter cards' issued to surveillance police to help identify individual. The folder includes a copy of The Guardian with this story as its front page item ('Police in £9m scheme to log 'domestic extremists'', The Guardian, 26 October 2009), an article by Mark Thomas ('Doth I Protest Too Much?', The Guardian, 26 October 2009), and readers letters from the following day (The Guardian, 27 October 2009).
CategoryPress coverage
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. Access to some files may be restricted; these are identified at the appropriate level.
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