14 Jun 2024

The Inquiry is in the process of amending the website entries for SDS officers who fall within tranche 2, in order to update the groups and the dates of deployment, where necessary, as a result of work undertaken since the initial publication.

The dates listed are the dates between which the officer was actively deployed. The groups listed are the groups into which the officer was either deployed into or reported on. The list of groups is not intended to be comprehensive and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

Today the Inquiry has updated the entries relating to HN1, HN2, HN5, HN11, HN12, HN19, HN20, HN25, HN33, HN56, HN65, HN67, HN78, HN82, HN85, HN88, HN90 and HN122.

HN1

Tranche 2
Active from: 1992-1996

The below are groups which HN1 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Animal Liberation Front (ALF)
  • West London Hunt Saboteurs Association
  • London Boots Action Group / London Animal Action
  • London Animal Rights Coalition
  • South Eastern Animal Rights Coalition
  • Animal Liberation Investigation Unit
  • Anarchists for Animals
  • Leyden Street Chicken Slaughterhouse Campaign
  • London Animal Protection League
  • Shark Protection League
  • Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group (ALF-SG)

HN2

Tranche 2
Active from: 1991-1995

The below are groups which HN2 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Animal Liberation Front (ALF)
  • Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group (ALF-SG)
  • Brixton Hunt Saboteurs
  • London Animal Rights Coalition
  • South Eastern Animal Rights Coalition
  • London Boots Action Group / London Animal Action
  • Earth First!
  • Support Animal Rights Prisoners
  • Leyden Street Chicken Slaughterhouse Campaign
  • Gulf War Resisters / ARROW
  • Hunt Saboteurs Alliance / Association
  • Animal Liberation Investigation Unit
  • Anarchist for Animals
  • 121 Bookshop and Centre, Brixton / 121 Railton Road / 121 Centre
  • 56a Infoshop

The Inquiry intend to call HN2 to give evidence within the open T2 evidential hearings.

HN5

Tranche 2
Active from: 1987-1991

The below are groups which HN5 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Animal Liberation Front (ALF)
  • London Greenpeace
  • South London Direct Action Movement (DAM)
  • North London Hunt Saboteurs
  • Anarchist groups in North / North East London

HN10

Tranche 2
Active from: 1984-1989

The below are groups which HN10 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • London Greenpeace (1984-1988)
  • Islington Animal Rights (1984-1985)
  • Animal Liberation Front – (1985-1988)
  • North London Hunt Saboteurs (1985-1987)
  • Anarchists for Animals (1985-1986)
  • Support Animal Rights Prisoners (1986-88)
  • Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group (1986-88)
  • Federation of Local Animal Rights Groups (1987-88)

HN11

Tranche 2
Active from: 1983-1987

The below are groups which HN11 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group which the officer reported.

  • South London Animal Movement (SLAM)
  • British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV)
  • South Eastern Animal Liberation League (SEALL)
  • London Animal Rights Movement (LARM)
  • Leyden Street Slaughterhouse Campaign

HN12

Tranche 2
Active from: 1982-1985

The below are groups which HN12 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group which the officer reported.

1982-1984:

  • Revolutionary Communist Group
  • Irish Solidarity Committee – North and South London
  • Anti-Apartheid Movement City Branch
  • Stoke Newington and Hackney Defence Committee

1985:

  • Socialist Workers Party – Holloway Branch

HN19

Tranche 2
Active from: 1981 – 1985

The below are groups which HN19 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

1981 – 1983:

  • Revolutionary Communist Party of Britain (Marxist-Leninist), South London branch

1983-1985:

  • Revolutionary Communist Party

HN20

Tranche 2
Active from: 1978-1982

The below are groups which HN20 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group which the officer reported.

  • London Workers Group
  • Persons Unknown (sometimes referred to as PUNK)

HN25

Tranche 2
Active from: 1987 – 1991

The below are groups which HN25 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Troops Out Movement (Haringey branch)
  • Broadwater Farm Defence Campaign

HN33

Tranche 2
Active from: 1983 – 1986

The below are groups which HN33 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

1983 to mid-1986:

  • Greenham Common Women
  • Lambeth Women for Peace

Mid-1986 onwards:

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – South Lambeth Branch

HN56

Tranche 2
Active from: 1990 – 1991

The below is a group which HN56 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • British National Party (BNP) – Loughton branch

HN65

Tranche 2

Active from: 1980-1984

The below are groups which HN65 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament CMD – Hampstead
  • London Region CND Council

HN67

Tranche 2
Active from: 1982-1985

The below are groups which HN67 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group which the officer reported.

1982-1983

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) Brixton branch

1983-1984

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) Lambeth and Croydon branch

1984-1985

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) Croydon branch

HN78, cover names: ‘Anthony “Bobby” Lewis’ and ‘Bobby McGee’

Tranche 2
Active from: 1991 – 1995

The below are groups which HN78 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – Dalston branch
  • Anti-Nazi League (ANL) – East London

HN82

Tranche 2
Active from: 1982-1986

The below are groups which HN82 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group which the officer reported.

1982-1985:

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – Finsbury Park
  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – Finchley & Barnet
  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – North London branches

1985-1986:

  • Red Action
  • Anti-Fascist Action

HN85, real name: Roger Pearce

Tranche 2
Active from: 1980-1984

The below are groups which HN85 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Friends of Freedom Press Ltd
    121 Railton Road Bookshop

HN88

Tranche 2
Active from: 1983-1986

The below are groups which HN88 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group which the officer reported.

1983-1985:

  • Hackney Campaign Against the Police Bill
  • Hackney Police Monitoring Group
  • National Campaign Against the Police Bill
  • East London Campaign Against the Police Bill (ELCAPB) / East London Campaign Against Racist Attacks and Police Harassment (ELCARAPH)

1984-1986:

  • Hackney Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND)
  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) / London Region Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND)

HN90

Tranche 2
Active from: 1988 – 1992

The below are groups which HN90 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – Lambeth South
  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – South West London (aka Tooting and Merton)
  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – Kingston
  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) – Lambeth North

HN95

Tranche 2
Active from:  1985-1988

The below is a group which HN95 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) Hackney South branch

HN122

Tranche 2
Active from:  1989-1993
The below are groups which HN122 either deployed into or reported on. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list and does not necessarily list every group on which the officer reported.

1989-1991:

  • Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP)

1992-1993:

  • Class War (CW)