Social Distancing: Enforcement:Written question - 43016

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Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)
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Asked on: 04 May 2020
Home Office
Social Distancing: Enforcement
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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance has been issued to police forces on enforcing social distancing guidelines.
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Answered by: Kit Malthouse
Answered on: 11 May 2020

We worked quickly and closely with our policing partners to issue operational guidance to all forces on the new regulations and the powers available to them, to ensure they are used proportionately and consistently. This guidance was issued to forces on the 26th March, and can be found through the link below: https://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/COVID-19/Documents/What-constitutes-a-reasonable-excuse.pdf

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