EXPLAINER: The Public Order Bill 2022

Having successfully passed one piece of vague, draconian public order legislation, the government is already embarking on the introduction of another. During the passage of the recently enacted Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Act, the government attempted...

Government announces new restrictions to the right to protest

Protester at a Black Lives Matter protest in London in 2020. Photo: Shutterstock Please sign the petition rejecting the government’s new crackdown on freedom to protest. SIGN THE PETITION The coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our ability to take...

Government plans major crackdown in 2021 on the right to protest

PHOTO: Shutterstock The Conservative government is planning to introduce major changes to public order legislation to crack down on protests, under a new “Protection of the Police and Public Bill” planned for 2021. In September, Home Secretary Priti Patel denounced...