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Information on protest and demonstrations

You must speak to the police if you are planning on holding a demonstration or protest.

The police are the lead agency for planning discussions regarding protests and demonstrations.

Find out more or apply for permission through the Metropolitan Police website.

Do not submit an event or filming application if you are planning a protest or demonstration.

To use amplified sound or loudhailers in or near Parliament Square, please refer to loudspeaker consent.

Published: 7 January 2021

Last updated: 15 November 2022