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.
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.
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.
We are keen to identify these individuals for an ongoing investigation into Scientology’s Office of Special Affairs (OSA), their involvement in the disruption of a peaceful protest under ‘Fair Game’ and Scientology workers’ rights to work in the United Kingdom.
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…]
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.
Today, Scientology staff members confirmed to a Scientology Business correspondent that Scientology leader David Miscavige is expected to attend the IAS event next month in person. The Scientology leader, who is currently evading process servers in the United States after being named a defendant
In a recently resurfaced article citing declassified documents held by the National Archives, it was revealed that Scientology was placed under covert surveillance.
East Grinstead’s Queen Victoria Hospital, which is renowned for its reconstructive surgery and burns care, accepted a £50,000 donation from the Church of Scientology in October 2017 despite criticism from local opinion leaders. Featured in this BBC News article by John [continue reading…]