Public Order

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:49 pm on 8th June 2020.

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Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Conservative, Hendon 4:49 pm, 8th June 2020

We all agree there is injustice in the world, but does the Home Secretary agree with many of my constituents that images of demonstrators throwing bikes at police officers, aiming fireworks at horses, and racially abusing other people, are simply unacceptable? The irony is that public sector workers have recently been applauded, yet now those same people are being put at risk of physical harm through both violence and a pandemic. Will she take every possible step, including with the co-operation and agreement of the Mayor of London, to prevent any further demonstrations during the period of pandemic?