As you may recall, the ECF insisted that signing the form was a requirement to play in FIDE rated events and retain a FIDE rating.John Philpott wrote: Alex Holowczak wroteSome did, some didn't.I assume that the old basic members didn't sign the form either, so they're off the hook
Even this was a weakening of the original position which was that all NMS members had to sign the White Form.
(edit) Those with long memories or even those prepared to look it up on the old atticus forum will recall the crisis of the "White Form" (/edit)
This is one starting point, but there's lots of material
http://www.atticuschess.org.uk/forum/ph ... 4aeebad64d
http://www.atticuschess.org.uk/forum/ph ... 33&start=0