President Trump State Visit (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-09-14
Session date: 
September 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3516
Question By: 
David Kurten
Organisation: 
UKIP
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What are you doing to message potential far left thugs who may be planning to cause trouble on the forthcoming state visit of the President of the United States of America that you will not tolerate violence or the destruction of property during any such protests?

Answer

Answer for President Trump State Visit (2)

Answer for President Trump State Visit (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Metropolitan Police Service leads on ensuring the right to peaceful protest amidst national events such as this. The MPS will engage actively with any group that expresses an intention to protest or demonstrate in London. It is always the intention to ensure that protests remain peaceful whatever the occasion for the protest or demonstration.