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Support for new police powers to stop slow-moving protests

Surrey PCC Lisa Townsend and the National Chair of the PFEW Steve Hartshorn have backed a new interpretation of 'serious disruption' which will allow officers to intervene earlier.

Support for new police powers to stop slow-moving protests

Date - 16th June 2023
By - Cash Boyle
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New legal powers which lower the threshold of what constitutes 'serious disruption' during protests have garnered praise within policing. Earlier this week, secondary legislation passed through the House of Lords to change the...
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