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Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws
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Government defeated 14 times as Lords throw out anti-protest laws

The government was defeated on every single vote of the evening during the debate on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.

5 key takeaways from the Lords votes on the policing bill
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5 key takeaways from the Lords votes on the policing bill

Controversial measures in the government’s policing bill were defeated as peers voted on proposals around protest, misogyny and homelessness.

Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill
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Kill the Bill protests taking place across the country ahead of votes on Policing Bill

Activists have created a map of every Kill the Bill demonstration taking place this weekend.

Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping
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Government blocks bid to scrap 200-year-old law that criminalises rough sleeping

Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown
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Police could be allowed to stop and search people ‘without suspicion’ in new protest crackdown

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Policing bill will force people deeper into homelessness, experts warn
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Policing bill will force people deeper into homelessness, experts warn