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Fresh controversy for scientologists in files

Title: Fresh controversy for scientologists in files
Date: Monday, 4 June 2007
Publisher: The Argus (UK)
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Newly released Government papers have mired the Church of Scientology's Sussex headquarters in fresh controversy. Files from the National Archives at Kew include a confidential report produced by the then Department of Health and Social Security in 1977 for Home Secretary Merlyn Rees stating the church was a "considerable evil". It was written as the Government prepared to defend itself against a number of writs filed by the church relating to a 1968 statement announcing a ban on foreigners entering Britain ... [Read the rest at]