HC Deb 03 August 1961 vol 645 c217W
71. Mr. G. H. R. Rogers

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware of the recurrence of anti-coloured demonstrations in London; and if, in view of their danger to public order, he will take steps to stop them.

Mr. R. A. Butler

There has in recent months been a considerable drop in the number of incidents involving white and coloured persons reported to the Metropolitan Police. The police keep a careful watch to see that public meetings do not lead to breaches of the peace, and would not hesitate to take action under their existing powers if necessary.

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