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Police: Protests — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:00 pm on 21st April 2009.

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Photo of Lord Naseby Lord Naseby Conservative 3:00 pm, 21st April 2009

My Lords, given what happened outside the Houses of Parliament yesterday, what possible incentive is there for the police to control a situation where a proscribed organisation of terrorists is allowed to stage a sit-in that continues for seven hours? Is that what we call honest, genuine demonstration in this country?

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Joe Heaven
Posted on 22 Apr 2009 4:03 pm (Report this annotation)

Terrorists? That is a ridiculous statement and you are obviously misinformed. How DID you get to where you are one has to wonder.

Kaihsu Tai
Posted on 23 Apr 2009 10:38 am (Report this annotation)

The Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2001 (Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 1261). http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2001/20011261.htm