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Reality check: A closer look at Scientology’s ‘new era of expansion’

With Scientology leader David Miscavige officially announcing the much-anticipated “Golden Age of Administration” at the 2024 New Years event last weekend at the Shrine Auditorium, the stage has been set for what he describes as a “new era of expansion” for the controversial group. However, a closer look at leaked statistics paints a vastly different picture and suggests Scientology is in fact going through an era for which ‘Dark Age of Mass Contraction’ would be a more fitting title.

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Behind Closed Doors: Personal stories from inside Scientology’s Saint Hill base

What’s really going on behind closed doors at Scientology’s Saint Hill headquarters in East Grinstead? As pressure mounts on the Mayor and Council executives following revelations of the influence Scientology is having on local politics, we took a moment to speak with those who have lived and worked at Saint Hill.

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VIDEO: What’s really going on at Scientology’s East Grinstead base

In this hard hitting documentary, Scientology Business editor Apostate Alex sheds a light on what’s really going on behind closed doors at the Church of Scientology in the UK, featuring a number of personal accounts of fear, abuse and control.

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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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We worked out the true capacity of Scientology’s IAS tent

Earlier this month, the Church of Scientology informed Sussex Police it was expecting 6,000 attendees at it’s ‘greatest gathering’, known as the IAS event. After careful analysis, Scientology Business can reveal the truth about the venue’s true capacity

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The Sorry State of Scientology Sunderland

Scientology Sunderland has just 3 staff members and is visited by an average of 5 people a day, an undercover visit by Scientology Business can reveal.

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Scientology met with largest UK protest in 15 years as Tom Cruise flies in to Saint Hill

Scientology were met by dozens of protesters yesterda, Friday 3rd November, as they gathered at their UK headquarters near East Grinstead. The demonstration, which was the largest of its kind in 15 years, was organised by Alexander Barnes-Ross, known in the [continue reading…]

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Scientology protest march gets green light ahead of huge UK gathering next week

Mid-Sussex District Council and Sussex Police have given the final approvals needed for next week’s UK Scientology protest to go ahead. The demonstration, which is expected to be the largest of its kind in England since the Anonymous movement in 2008, has received widespread international news coverage this week following a Guardian article announcing the plans.

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Mid-Sussex District Council Open Investigation into Scientology Premises Licence Breach

Mid-Sussex District Council have opened an investigation into the Church of Scientology after Scientology Business revealed they failed to notify the local authority of their upcoming IAS event, due to take place 3rd – 5th November 2023.

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Oops! Scientology breach Premises Licence conditions ahead of November IAS Event

A Freedom of Information Act request submitted by Scientology Business reveals the Church of Scientology have breached a condition of their premises licence – which allows them to hold large events- just weeks before thousands of parishioners are expected to arrive for what they describe as “the greatest gathering of Scientologists.”