Adrian Sanders – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Adrian Sanders on 2014-03-31.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department provides to the police on managing public protests; and what discussions she has had with chief constables and the IPCC on the management of such protests.

Damian Green

Managing public protests is an operational matter for the police. Guidance on the management of public protests is contained in the College of Policing Authorised Professional Practice.

The Home Secretary and Home Office Ministers regularly meet with Chief Constables and the Independent Police Complaints Commission on a range of policing matters as part of the process of policy development, delivery and assurance.