- These letters are
not yet on file.
- Mr Irving had not
provided any manuscript to the Board of Deputies of Jews.
Either they had stolen one, using hired thieves like
perform the task or, less probably, the reference is to
the infamous and libellous "Intelligence
David Irving which the Board had already planted on other
foreign governments. Mr Irving wrote to the German
embassy demanding the return of the stolen property. They
did not reply to or even acknowledge his letters. The
ambassador Herr von Richthofen forbade him to write
further, earning from Mr Irving a letter comparing him
with Ribbentrop -- and "we all know what happened to
EVERY subject now has the
right under the Data
Protection Act, 1984, to give the Board of Deputies
forty days' notice in writing to provide copies of all data
maintained by the Board on them, and to require the Board to
make such corrections as the subject concerned may
Subjects who suspect that
they are being victimised should write in the first instance
by Recorded Mail to the Research Unit, Board of Deputies of
British Jews, marking their letter for the attention of
Michael Whine, Director, Research Unit, Commonwealth House,
1 - 19 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1NF.
If the Board refuses to give
satisfaction within forty days, the subject should then
complain in writing to the Registrar
of the Data Protection Agency,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF; the
agency has statutory powers to search and seize databases in
the event of non compliance with the Act.