May seeks stronger police riot powers – The Guardian

Posted October 13th, 2011 in consultations, news, police, public order, violent disorder by tracey

“The home secretary, Theresa May, is to press ahead with seeking public order curfew powers for the police to create ‘no-go’ areas during riots. The powers are expected to include immediate curfews over large areas to tackle the kind of fast-moving disturbances that swept across many of England’s major cities in August. May also wants to extend existing powers to impose curfews on individual teenagers aged under 16.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2011