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Taking It To Peterborough Tories

Last year we leafleted every house in Peterborough councillor Andy Coles’ Fletton & Woodston ward to tell them about his past as a member of the Metropolitan Police’s disgraced Special Demonstration Squad. Earlier this year, we did it again. We heard defences of his behaviour and false claims about it, so we dealt with those in a detailed briefing that we issued to every member … Continue reading Taking It To Peterborough Tories

New Campaign to Tell Peterborough About Andy Coles

We have made a new leaflet to tell the citizens of Peterborough the truth about their councillor, former undercover police officer Andy Coles. Having previously delivered leaflets to every home in Coles’ Fletton & Woodston ward last year, and again this year, our new leaflet is up to date, more informative, and will have wider distribution. As Peterborough Conservatives have continued to support Coles depite … Continue reading New Campaign to Tell Peterborough About Andy Coles

Undercover police officer Andy Coles (2nd from left) on a march to the US airbase at Fairford, 16 March 1991

Third Woman Sexually Targeted by Andy Coles Speaks Out

A third woman who was sexually targeted by undercover police officer Andy Coles has responded to his recent denial of his abuse of women and his caricaturing of those he spied upon. Emily Johns, like ‘Joy‘, rejected Coles’ advances. She was involved in a peace campaign that Coles infiltrated – an element of his deployment that he’s failed to mention, seemingly because it doesn’t fit … Continue reading Third Woman Sexually Targeted by Andy Coles Speaks Out

Andy Coles Out banner at Peterborough Town Hall

Another Woman Targeted by Andy Coles: Joy Speaks Out

Andy Coles is now well known for grooming a vulnerable teenager known as Jessica into a sexual relationship whilst he was an undercover police officer in the early 1990s. However, she was far from the only woman he targeted. He was renowned for cornering women, most of whom fended him off. Emily Johns was in a peace campaign called Active Resistance to the Roots of … Continue reading Another Woman Targeted by Andy Coles: Joy Speaks Out

Victims walk out of Undercover Policing Inquiry hearing, 21 March 2018

Jessica Responds to Andy Coles’ Denial of His Abuse

‘Jessica’ was a vulnerable 19 year old in 1992 when undercover police officer Andy Coles groomed her into a sexual relationship. After his exposure last year, he made no public comment at all. Last month the public inquiry into ‘spycops’ confirmed that Coles was an officer in the Special Demonstration Squad, a disgraced political secret police unit, and that he wrote their Tradecraft Manual. He … Continue reading Jessica Responds to Andy Coles’ Denial of His Abuse

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Coles Doubles Down Denials as Legal Action Looms

As we covered last week, after nine months of silence former undercover police officer Andy Coles finally pulled his head out of the sand but only to admit what the Undercover Policing Inquiry had published about him. He said he denied the ‘lurid claims’ made by Jessica, a teenager he groomed into a sexual realtionship. Jessica’s lawyers, already representing her in a case against the … Continue reading Coles Doubles Down Denials as Legal Action Looms

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Spycop Andy Coles Takes His Sexual Abuse Lies to a New Level

When the Undercover Policing Inquiry confirmed that Andy Coles had indeed been an undercover officer in the Special Demonstration Squad, you might have been forgiven for thinking that would put an end to his denials. Instead, he had done something even more damning than his nine months of silence. He concedes he was a spycop but has completely denied the assertions by Jessica. She has … Continue reading Spycop Andy Coles Takes His Sexual Abuse Lies to a New Level

It’s Official: Andy Coles was a Spycop

The Undercover Policing Inquiry has confirmed this afternoon that Andy Coles was Special Demonstration Squad officer Andy Davey and author of the disgraced unit’s Tradecraft Manual. Whilst undercover in the 1990s, he targeted a vulnerable teenager known as Jessica and groomed her into a sexual relationship. Jessica has released this statement in response to today’s announcement: I am really pleased the inquiry has confirmed what … Continue reading It’s Official: Andy Coles was a Spycop

Councillor Richard Ferris complains, 7 March 2018

Shouting and Abuse at Council Meeting – from Councillors

The public have been banned from Peterborough City Council meetings since last July. The decree followed a protest in the public gallery against Councillor Andy Coles after it was discovered that he had abused his former role of undercover police officer to commit human rights violations and sexually groom a vulnerable teenager. That demonstration ended with the protesters agreeing to sit quietly, but the mayor … Continue reading Shouting and Abuse at Council Meeting – from Councillors

Jessica leafleting West Town Primary Academy about sexual abuser Andy Coles, March 2018

Spycop Who Groomed Teenager for Sex is School Governor

Andy Coles wasn’t just a member of disgraced political secret police unit the Special Demonstration Squad. Though 32 and married in his real life, as an undercover officer infiltrating animal rights groups in the early 1990s he said he was Andy Davey, 24 and single. He abused his role to groom a naive 19 year old known as ‘Jessica‘ into a sexual relationship. When the … Continue reading Spycop Who Groomed Teenager for Sex is School Governor