Demonstrations: Alcoholic Drinks:Written question - 59763

Q
Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)
Asked on: 16 June 2020
Home Office
Demonstrations: Alcoholic Drinks
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what powers the police have to limit the drinking of alcohol at protests and demonstrations.
A
Answered by: Kit Malthouse
Answered on: 30 July 2020

The police have a range of powers to deal with drunk and disorderly behaviour in public places, including at protests. How those powers are used is an operational matter for the police.

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