Lords reject government’s anti-protest crackdown plans

Several of the government’s proposed anti-protest laws have been thrown out of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

Take action against the new police bill

UNISON members are encouraged to take action against new legislation, which will drastically affect the right to protest

Giving police volunteers rights to use weapons is a step too far, says UNISON

Controversial new proposals to arm volunteer police community support officers (PCSOs) with CS gas and PAVA spray – due to be discussed later today (Monday) in Parliament – are a step too far, says UNISON. The Policing and Crime Bill, which has its Second Reading today, proposes arming volunteers with chemical agents. UNISON says this […]