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Preservation Of Public Order

Volume 641: debated on Friday 5 May 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has for offsetting the disruption to traffic and town or city life when future operations are planned by the civil disobedience campaigners within the Metropolitan area.

In the Metropolitan Police District it is for the Commissioner of Police to decide what action to take in any particular circumstances to preserve public order and to prevent obstruction or a breach of the peace.