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 Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham 4:49 pm, 8th June 2020

Watching on the television, I thought the police seemed to be holding back. They will have been holding back for good operational reasons such as that they did not want too many people hurt. Will my right hon. Friend assure me that the police have every power they need to cope with future riots such as the one that they had to go through on Saturday?