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Council removes all mention of Scientology from meeting minutes

East Grinstead Town Council have published the draft minutes from their Council meeting held earlier this week, removing all mention of Scientology in an attempt to cover up their ties to the Church, despite several residents raising concerns on the topic. [continue reading…]

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Council censorship is a cause for concern: East Grinstead ‘cultruption’ scandal continues

The corruption scandal dubbed ‘Cultruption’ East Grinstead are facing has grown deeper as the Town Council attempt to censor victims who have spoken out on the public record… again. Earlier this week, several members of the public attended an East Grinstead Town Council meeting to raise concerns about the growing influence Scientology are having on local government. The public questions portion of the meeting has been censored from its Youtube, the Council claiming it was a matter of “protecting” those who spoke.

Corruption Government UK

East Grinstead ‘Cultruption’: The Council that endorses modern slavery

Behind the facade of tranquility, the quaint British town of East Grinstead is struggling to recognise a growing concern over Scientology’s influence on the local Council and risks falling foul to a specific form of corruption we’re coining ‘cultruption’.

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An Open Letter to East Grinstead Mayor Frazer Visser

Three weeks ago, I raised concerns over Scientology’s attempt to assert control and influence over local government officials in East Grinstead, the home of it’s Saint Hill headquarters. Town Mayor Frazer Visser was criticised by local residents for publicly defending the [continue reading…]

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East Grinstead Mayor defends Scientology after accepting £50,000 charity cheque

The Mayor of East Grinstead, Cllr Frazer Visser, has voiced his support for the Church of Scientology, describing them as “a valued and large part” of the town after receiving a £50,000 cheque for his charity at the International Association of Scientologists (IAS) event earlier this month.

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More than just a US problem: German government sends stark Scientology warning

The German government has kept Scientology under close surveillance since the opening of it’s Munich Org in 1970. Here’s a look at the history of their struggle to gain recognition in Germany, courtesy of guest author Stefani Hutchison

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Charity Commission: Scientology cannot appeal tax-exempt status rejection

The UK Charity Commission has today confirmed its decision to refuse Scientology tax exempt status cannot now be appealed, upholding its view that “the Church of Scientology is not established for the public benefit“ Following a Freedom of Information Act request [continue reading…]

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‘Stay away’ – Greek warning issued about Scientology

The Greek Holy Synod has issued a stark warning about Scientology, calling it “medically, socially and ethically dangerous” and urging the public to stay away, describing Scientology as a “pseudo-religious organisation with socially dangerous activities”

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Fraud, lies and a Hollywood Blockbuster: Scientology’s link to the British Crown Jewels

The United Kingdom’s Crown Jeweller Mark Appleby, who is responsible for the maintenance of the famous Crown Jewels, can be linked to fraudster and British Scientologist John Mappin.

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Why UK Tax Exemption is so Important for Scientology

Since being rejected by the Charity Commission in 1999, Scientology has been required to pay taxes on its activities in the UK. This includes business rates on its properties, VAT (sales tax) and corporation tax, which is currently set at 25% [continue reading…]