Petition: Defend our Right to Protest

7,708 signatures
Goal: 20,000 Signatures

The government's police, crime, sentencing and courts bill, which contains new powers for officers and the home secretary to impose conditions on public assembly is a move to silence dissent. 

So long as laws are made in Parliament people must have a right to protest them in Parliament Square. This Bill includes an overt assault on our right to protest. 

Read more here

Remainers and Leavers have united against government's attempts to crackdown on protests, campaigners have now united as signatories on an open letter calling for the bill to be withdrawn until after the pandemic to allow time for scrutiny, accusing government of using “actions of authoritarians”. Read the full letter here. 

 

Will you sign?

To the UK government: Pull the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill outright until after the Covid-19 pandemic to allow for proper scrutiny. 

We will not allow for limits to be placed on our freedom of expression. 

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