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Demonstrations: Alcoholic Drinks

Question for Home Office

UIN 59763, tabled on 16 June 2020

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.

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.

Answered by

Home Office