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Metropolitan Force (Political Activities)

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 25 October 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what ranks of the Metropolitan Police are permitted to attend political clubs and engage in political discussions.

Apart from a provision in the Metropolitan Police Act, 1860, making it illegal for a member of the Metropolitan Police Force to attempt to influence an elector in exercising his Parliamentary vote, there is no regulation or order on this subject applying to the Metropolitan Police Force.