Water cannon (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-07-23
Session date: 
July 23, 2014
Reference: 
2014/2755
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will you give a commitment that in the event that the Home Secretary refuses to license water cannon you will not sell them onto a repressive regime with a poor record on human rights?

Answer

Answer for Water cannon (2)

Answer for Water cannon (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes.

 

A large number of European jurisdictions use water cannon and there is an active market for second-hand devices for a range of policing and non-policing uses.