CSSC Metropolitan Police update – Future events July 2016

Introduction

There have been protests and demonstrations in London organised as a direct response to the EU Referendum result, particularly due to London as whole voting to Remain.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) are constantly monitoring and reviewing events and demonstrations taking place in London.
The MPS, wherever possible , are engaging with event organisers in order facilitate peaceful protest.
A number of peaceful events have already taken place culminating in a march with an estimated 40,000 people in attendance during which there were no incidents of disorder.

Forthcoming Events

The MPS is currently aware of the following events taking place in London during the next 10 days. As more information becomes available for these event and we become aware of others we will seek to keep businesses updated, when appropriate, through CSSC Messaging.
We are in constant engagement with all event organisers ensuring we have a proportionate policing plan in place for all these events whilst balancing the needs of the communities of London.

Saturday 9th July 2016 March for Europe Rally in support of the EU and to call for second referendum.
They will be holding a static demonstration in Richmond Terrace, SW1 at 12:00hrs and then will move to Green Park to join the Stand Together Picnic.

Saturday 9th July 2016 Eid on the Square Celebration event to mark the end of Ramadan in Trafalgar Square.

Saturday 16th July 2016 Peoples Assembly Against Austerity. A march and rally as a direct result of the EU Referendum. Meeting outside BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, W1. March to Parliament Square between 12:00 and 17:00. Route to be confirmed with 10,000 people expected.

Saturday 16th July 2016 English Defence League (EDL) Demonstration Intend to hold a demonstration in Central London between 13:30 and 15:00 at a currently undecided location.

Saturday 16th July 2016 Unite Against Fascism (UAF) Planning a counter demonstration to the EDL event above and to take place between 12:00 and 17:00.

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