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Was the Clapham Common vigil unsafe? A look at the data

15 March 2021

2:25 AM

15 March 2021

2:25 AM

After facing widespread political condemnation, the Metropolitan Police has defended its handling of the Clapham Common vigil on public health grounds.  Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball said that ‘Police must act for people’s safety, this is the only responsible thing to do. The pandemic is not over and gatherings of people from right across London and beyond, are still not safe.’

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