Criminal Offence of Swearing?

Wayne Pearsall made this Freedom of Information request to Home Office

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Dear Home Office,

Following Mr Justice Bean's ruling in the High Court ( [2011] EWHC 3992 (Admin) ) in 2011, Home Office held a consultation into section five of part I of the Public Order Act 1986, which had previously been used to prosecute those who swore at officers.

I am interested to receive a copy of any report which was produced as a result of this consultation. Please can you supply a copy of any report, or written findings from the consultation. FYI: I have seen

I do believe that further guidance has been issued internally within the Home Office following this ruling. I would like to receive a copy of the said guidance.

Yours faithfully,

Wayne Pearsall

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Wayne Pearsall left an annotation ()

They've refused as vexatious...

Wayne Pearsall left an annotation ()

As the HO linked the two requests, I will proceed with responses to this request on the other request (on which they said this is vexatious):