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Internal emails reveal Scientology’s recent meddling in local government

Mid-Sussex District Council internal emails reveal Scientology used its close ties with former East Grinstead Mayor Dick Sweatman to interrupt protest plans at the recent Saint Hill IAS event. Tony Ortega reports…

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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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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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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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Can you help us identify these Scientology OSA operatives?

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.

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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.