** Government to extend Parliament protest zone

During the Second Reading of Baroness (Sue) Miller’s Public Demonstrations (Repeals) Bill, the minister announced that instead of supporting her Bill, the Government would instead soon be announcing other locations where they intend to curtail the right to protest.

Commenting, Baroness Miller said:

“The Government talked about Britishness yesterday, but today showed a blatant lack of concern about their mutilation of one of the most cherished British traditions: freedom of expression.

“In fact the Government appears determined to extend its draconian policies into other parts of the country.”

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