The cost of a protest

English Defence League march, 30th August 2010

By Henry Bruce

On 30th August 2010 (August Bank Holiday), a demonstration organised by the English Defence League marched through the North Laine, causing major disruption. Policing it was said to cost £100,000.

[Previously published in the North Laine Runner, No 206, September/October 2010]

Photo:Police marching into position at the station

Police marching into position at the station

Photo by Henry Bruce

Photo:Crowds of people demonstrated against the march

Crowds of people demonstrated against the march

Photo by Henry Bruce

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