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Demonstrations: Parliament Square

Volume 461: debated on Tuesday 12 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what has happened to the (a) signed poster designed by Banksy and (b) other materials seized from Brian Haw by the Metropolitan police on his removal from Parliament Square. (141299)

Following a police operation on 23 May 2006 a quantity of property, including banners and posters, was taken by the Metropolitan Police Service from the site of Mr. Haw’s demonstration in Parliament Square. Mr. Haw has subsequently collected some of his property.

Mr. Haw has been advised by the Metropolitan Police Service that he may take possession of the remainder of his property at any time provided it is not used to breach the conditions currently imposed upon his demonstration.