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Remove anti-protest measures from the Public Order Bill

Submitted by Tony Greenstein on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Published on Monday 6th June 2022

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 6th December 2022

Current Signatures: 6,659
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Petition Action

Remove anti-protest measures from the Public Order Bill

Petition Details

We want the Government to remove provisions for:

- electronic tagging of people who intend to attend demonstrations
- orders not to use the internet in certain ways
- expanded stop and search powers
- new offences for "locking on" to others, objects or buildings

Additional Information

We believe the measures proposed are another step in the creation of a police state in this country, and represent a fundamental attack on our civil liberties.

There must be no attempts to restrict the right to protest in a democratic society. We believe the police already have too many powers.


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