The Scientology cult has a history in the UK and right now they're trying to get recognized as a "charity" in the UK.
The number of suicides and mysterious deaths which have occured in the UK over the past 10 years should be available on the Internet yet most of the problems have occured here in the United States. Much of that can be found at:
http://www.scientology-kills.org/ and also at http://www.lisamcpherson.org/ You can find excellent videos of how the leaders of the Scientology cult act when people picket their criminal activities at:
http://www.xenutv.com/ With further background into the felony indictments and the financial scams at:
http://www.xenu.net/ It would take several weeks to cover the cult's criminal history in the United States alone, starting with the infiltration of government offices in the United States and in foreign governments during the 1970's. The cult's International President is, in fact, on the lam from the Spanish law after jumping a billion dollar's bail and fleeing back to the United States. He's (along with 8 others) was tried and convicted in absence of engageing in espionage for a foreign power -- the Scientology cult.
The cult runs several scams in the United Kingdom. Among one of the worse is "Narconon" which claims it can get people off of drugs and, of course, very rarely admits that they're the Scientology cult trying to get recruits.
The cult also runs "ABLE" in the UK which is a variation of their Applied Scholastics scam. Like Narconon, they don't mention the fact that these are Scientology companies designed to acquire followers.
About the best coverage of the criminal activities of the cult by the United Kingdom government can be found at:
http://www.demon.co.uk/castle/audit/fosthome.html Official reports on the cult can be found at:
http://www.demon.co.uk/castle/audit/reports.html The biggest problem is the fact that the cult's criminal leaders and their racketeering activities are what people around the world are protesting, not the Scientology "technology" itself. The cult's leaders tell their followers to believe that law enforcement, the media, and the vast majority of the public which covers the activities of the cult are some how against Scientology itself -- the "technology,"
not the criminal and racketeering activities. The cult has been trying to claim that they're a religion except that there are court documents which cover the documents seized in many raids where the cult's leaders deliberately contrived the notion of a religion to acquire tax exemption status here in the United States.