Public Order

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:45 pm on 15th June 2020.

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Photo of Paul Bristow Paul Bristow Conservative, Peterborough 4:45 pm, 15th June 2020

I share the alarm at the actions of the far right this weekend and commend police officers for their bravery and courage. In the preceding days and weeks, senior police officers made tactical decisions not to uphold the law; does my right hon. Friend agree that tactics of that kind, while well-intentioned, signalled weakness and should not reoccur?