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Public Order Act 1936

Volume 13: debated on Friday 27 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the bans on processions under the Public Order Act 1936 imposed since January 1981.

Following is information in respect of banning orders made in England and Wales under section 3(2) or section 3(3) of the Act:

Class of procession banned

Date ban commenced

District(s)

Duration

All public processions other than those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial character customarily held5 March 1981Metropolitan Police District27 days
City of London
All public processions other than those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial character customarily held.20 March 1981Leicester1 month
All public processions other than those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial character customarily held.21 March 1981Wolverhampton14 days
All public processions other than those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial character customarily held.21 March 1981Leeds29 days
All public processions other than those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial character customarily held.22 March 1981Barnsley7 days
Doncaster
Rotherham
Sheffield
All public processions except those traditionally held on 1 May to celebrate May Day and those of a religious character customarily held.25 April 1981Metropolitan Police District28 days
City of London
All public processions other than those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial character customarily held.19 June 1981Coventry23 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational, festive or ceremonial character.11 July 1981Metropolitan Police District30 days
City of London
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.17 JulyWalsall10 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.18 JulyOxford11 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character.18 JulyPlymouth30 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character.24 JulyScunthorpe17 days
Great Grimsby
Cleethorpes
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.1 AugustNorth Bedfordshire9 days
South Bedfordshire
Luton
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.14 AugustNorth Bedfordshire29 days
South Bedfordshire
Luton
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.21 AugustCrawley17 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character.21 AugustPeterborough31 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.26 AugustLiverpool43 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character.28 AugustMetropolitan Police District31 days
City of London
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character.4 SeptemberNorthampton25 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.19 SeptemberIpswich9 days
Bury St. Edmunds
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.26 SeptemberLuton9 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character customarily held.3 OctoberSheffield2 days
All public processions of a political nature within the London Borough of Croydon16 OctoberLondon Borough Croydon2½days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character.31 OctoberOldham7 days
All public processions except those of a religious, educational festive or ceremonial character, or those customarily held in rememberance of the dead.7 NovemberRochdale7 days