A parliamentary inquiry into the Clapham vigil and Bristol protests has recommended that new powers for the police to prevent peaceful protests should be removed from the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill currently being considered by Parliament.
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Following the success of gaining £25m of government funding to redevelop the main theatres facility at Hinchingbrooke Hospital Jonathan Djanogly MP has now called for further capital funding to replace the remaining older parts of the hospital building.
Jonathan Djanogly for a statutory right to protest to be set out in the Bill, thereby removing any presumption of illegality, with guidance to help both police and organisers understand their respective powers and obligations, and he calls for a separate body to set any conditions on a public protest so that police are not in the position of both setting the conditions and enforcing their own conditions.