HC Deb 08 January 2001 vol 360 c378W
Mr. Hawkins

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will ensure that there is no disruption to rail and underground services to and from central London on 18 March 2001 due to political action seeking to prevent public protest. [144443]

Mr. Hill

This Government support the right of peaceful protest. The policing of events such as the march planned for 18 March 2001 is a matter for the relevant chief officers of police.