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Is it too late to stop the UK police bill?

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill creates new stop-and-search powers, allows the police to put more conditions on protests, and threatens Gypsy and Traveller rights to roam. It's been met with mass protests from Bristol to Belfast. Is this bill a threat to our human rights – and is there any stopping it now?

8 July 2021, 12.00am

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Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP Labour MP for Streatham. She has been vocal in opposing the bill
Becka Hudson Researcher investigating mental health diagnosis, racism and imprisonment in the UK. She is also a campaigner on criminal justice issues, with many years of experience contributing to grassroots campaigns against the injustices of policing and prison power
Jake Bowers Romani journalist and Drive to Survive campaigner
Chair, Nandini Archer Global commissioning editor, openDemocracy

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