The government’s controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill received Royal Assent today.
Priti Patel outlines plans to curb disruptive protests – they could lead to “unfair and arbitrary” arrests, say opponents
Courts will get new powers aimed at deterring disruptive protests, the home secretary announced this morning.
MPs called on the home secretary tonight to abandon plans to give police greater powers to curtail the right to protest.
The UK government has announced changes to public order legislation that would give the police greater powers to restrict protests.