The British National Party

Mark Walker made this Freedom of Information request to North Yorkshire Police

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From: Mark Walker

3 November 2009

Dear Sir or Madam,

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him
by paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Police Regulations 2003 (S.I.
2003/527), and having complied with the requirements of regulation
46, has determined that, with effect from 1st January 2005, there
shall be inserted before Annex A of the Determinations under the
Police Regulations 2003 the following Annex:

“ANNEX AA Regulation 6 Schedule 1
RESTRICTIONS ON THE PRIVATE LIFE OF MEMBERS OF POLICE FORCES

No member of a police force may be a member of any of the following
organisations-
a) the British National Party;
b) Combat 18;
c) the National Front.”

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom
of Information Act

1. Prior to 1st January 2005 had any members of your Police Force
been disciplined in connection with membership of:-
a) the British National Party;
b) Combat 18; or
c) the National Front

Please provide details of how many and the outcomes of such
disciplinary procedures if any.

2. After 1st January 2005 have any members of your Police Force
been disciplined in connection with membership of:-
a) the British National Party;
b) Combat 18; or
c) the National Front

Please provide details of how many and the outcomes of such
disciplinary procedures if any.

3. After 1st January 2005 did you review the Human Rights
implications of the restriction? Please supply minutes and other
documentation relating to such a review.

4. The restriction relates to membership. Do you consider that
there is any restriction on a member of your Police Force:-
a) donating to the British National Party
b) subscribing to a British National Party publication
c) purchasing goods from the British National Party
d) signing a petition in favour of the British National Party
e) signing a nomination form for a British National Party candidate

Yours sincerely

Mark Walker
Solidarity Trades Union

solidaritytradeunion.org

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From: Williams, Helen
North Yorkshire Police

4 November 2009


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Dear Mr Walker

Please see attached.

Yours sincerely

Helen Williams
Legal Officer (Disclosure), Information Law Unit
North Yorkshire Police HQ
Newby Wiske Hall
Newby Wiske
Northallerton
North Yorkshire
DL7 9HA
Direct no. 01609 789957

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From: Truman, Angela
North Yorkshire Police

1 December 2009


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Dear Mr Walker

Please see attached for your information

Yours sincerely

Angela Truman

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