Taxis: Greater London

Home Office written question – answered on 11th March 2019.

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Photo of Lord Hylton Lord Hylton Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Sugg on 21 February (HL13733),  what assurances they can provide that access to Parliament, Government departments and St Thomas’s Hospital will not be obstructed by taxis blocking Parliament Square; and whether prosecutions are in process or pending as a result of earlier blockades.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

The management of demonstrations is an operational matter for the police

The police are also responsible for any decisions on arrests. Following advice from the Crown Prosecution Service, the police will decide whether or not an offence reaches the threshold required for prosecution under the relevant legislation.

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