Police and Crime bill
How stop and search will be entrenched by the Police and Crime Bill
Chair of the Avon and Somerset Lammy Group Desmond Brown says new stop and search powers included in the Police and Crime Bill will entrench a lack of trust in the police.
Man denies setting fire to police vehicles in first Kill the Bill trial
25-year-old Ryan Roberts is charged with riot, attempted arson and arson in connection with the Bristol protest on 21 March that escalated into violence.
Riot charges handed to Bristol Kill the Bill protesters are rare in recent history of unrest in Britain
Protesters face up to 10 years in prison after being charged with the most serious of public order offences. Lawyers comment on what this means and how recent riots and protests have been dealt with by the criminal justice system.
Four more 'Kill the Bill' protesters plead not guilty to riot charge
The defendants could get lengthy jail terms if convicted when they stand trial in May and June next year in connection with the Kill the Bill protest on 21 March.
Pandemic evictions and the Police and Crime Bill leave travelling communities fearful of what comes next
As large-scale evictions of roadside camps and squats ramp up, and legislation criminalising trespass moves closer to becoming law, we talk to people in the firing line.
Police used ‘excessive force’ during Bristol Kill the Bill protests, as parliamentary inquiry finds ‘significant failings’
A new report into policing of Bristol’s Kill the Bill protests and the Clapham vigil for Sarah Everard has found that police used excessive force and failed to distinguish between violent and peaceful protesters.