Conservative Party Conference protestors have their say on free speech

As Manchester welcomed the Conservative party for their annual conference protestors took to nearby St Peter’s Square to offer their views.

Many police officers are stationed throughout the city to control the protests and intervene when necessary.

The Public Order Act, established in May 2023, placed various criminal offences on protest and enhanced policing powers.

While designed to ensure the safety of protestors and the public, this has impacted the way in which protestors express themselves.

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