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Metropolitan Police: Use of Section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 - Private Notice Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 16th October 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development) 3:07 pm, 16th October 2019

I agree with my noble friend on all counts. Coming back to his point about hard-working people, I saw the protesters described last week as “Glastonbury meets Waitrose”. Some of those people do not know what it is like to have to use the Tube because you simply cannot use the bus. It affects people’s pockets, particularly those of the hard-working people of London.