HC Deb 21 February 1978 vol 944 cc578-9W
Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether it remains his intention to leave the decision-making in respect of meetings and demonstrations likely to provoke racial hostility in the hands of local chief constables or whether he intends to assume such powers.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

I would refer my hon. Friend to the replies which I gave to Questions by the hon. Member for Manchester, Withington (Mr. Silvester) on 17th November and by my hon. Friend, the Member for Salford, East (Mr. Allaun) on 15th December.—[Vol. 939, c. 752 Vol. 941, c. 892.]

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