HC Deb 16 December 1975 vol 902 cc573-4W
Mr. Thorne

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers were present at the Aire Valley trunk road inquiry on 7th, 18th and 19th November, respectively; by whose authority they were there; and under whose orders they were acting.

The Attorney-General

The information requested is set out in the following table:

Dr. Summerskill

The Chief Constable of Yorkshire authorised the presence of three, 42 and 28 police officers on 7th, 18th and 19th November respectively. They were acting under the orders of the senior police officer present.