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Demonstrations: “Sack Parliament”

Volume 687: debated on Thursday 30 November 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What was the cost of the police operation in connection with the “Sack Parliament” demonstration on 9 October. [HL108]

I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that the estimated total policing cost was £298,000. Of this, £221,000 was for opportunity costs and £77,000 for additional policing costs.