§ Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many demonstrations, involving extra duties for police officers, took place in the area of the Metropolitan Police force in the year up to and including 11th 235W November 1973 ; if he will list the dates and purposes of the demonstrations ; and what was the number of police officers who were involved in extra duties in consequence of each demonstration.
Date Purpose Number of Police Employed 12th November 1972 … Anti-Internment League against detention in Northern Ireland 337 20th December 1972 … British Campaign for Peace in Vietnam 803 28th January 1973 … Anti-Internment League and Irish Liberation Solidarity Front to mark Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" 348 10th February 1973 … Briant Colour Printing Workers March and Mass Lobby of Parliament 706 21st February 1973 … National Union of Students demand for increased student grants 641 5th March 1973 … Trades Union Congress Mass Lobby of Parliament about economic situation 697 5th March 1973 … Transport and General Workers' Union against Value Added Tax 21st March 1973 … One-day Strike by Greater London Teachers and Mass Lobby of Parliament 912 1st April 1973 … Covent Garden Community Association against plans for the re-development of Covent Garden 1st April 1973 … Save the London Theatres Group 377 1st April 1973 … Irish Civil Rights Association 1st April 1973 … Universities Committee for Soviet Jewry 1st April 1973 … Iranian Students' Society 5th April 1973 … National Union of Public Employees Meeting, March and Mass Lobby of Parliament 604 1st May 1973 … Trades Union Congress against Industrial Relations Act 1,129 18th May 1973 … Building Workers' March and Mass Lobby of Parliament 639 19th May 1973 … Orangemen's March in support of Loyalist Cause in Ulster 19th May 1973 … Canvey Island Oil Refinery Resistance Group March 482 21st May 1973 … National Union of Students' Picket of Department of Education and Science and Mass Lobby of Parliament 461 15th July 1973 … Irish Civil Rights Association March 704 15th July 1973 … End the Alliance Campaign against Anglo-Portuguese Alliance 22nd July 1973 … Joint Council for Welfare of Immigrants against laws on Immigration 613 29th July 1973 … Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament against French Nuclear Tests 377 29th July 1973 … People's Democracy against detention in Northern Ireland 12th August 1973 … Pakistan Solidarity Front against the retention of Pakistani prisoners in India 569 12th August 1973 … Anti-Internment League against detention in Northern Ireland, 16th September 1973 … Belfast Ten Defence Committee against trial of the "Belfast Ten" 16th September 1973 … "Liberation" protest against Military Junta in Chile 1,434 16th September 1973 … International Socialists against shooting of coloured miners in South Africa 13th October 1973 … Ad Hoc Committee against Fascism Lobby of National Front Conference 368 14th October 1973 … Pakistan Solidarity Front in support of General Union of Arab Students against American and Israeli action in the Middle East 1,019 14th October 1973 … Zionist Federation of Great Britain support of Zionist cause in Middle East 20th October 1973 … Universities Committee for Soviet Jewry against imprisonment of Jews in Russia 359 4th November 1973 … Chile Solidarity Campaign Committee 825 5th November 1973 … Confederation of Engineering and Shipbuilding Unions 264 7th November 1973 … National Union of Students' support of increased student grants 286 11th November 1973 … Israel Solidarity Campaign support of Israel in Middle East conflict 691
§ Mr. Carlisle
There were 447 demonstrations requiring more than 50 officers in the 12 months ended 11th November 1973. Information about the principal demonstrations is as follows :237W