Government Advice on Environmental Protests

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Dear Surrey Police,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you answer the following:

1) Has Surrey Police received any advice/briefings/instructions from the Government or other agency/body on how to deal with environmental protests, including anti-fracking protests?

2) Has Surrey Police received any advice/briefings/instructions from the Government or other agency/body on arresting environmental protesters? Specifically, has Surrey Police been instructed to make more arrests of anti-fracking protesters at active sites?

3) If the answer to any of the above is 'yes', please could you provide me with copies of the relevant advice/briefings/instructions?

Yours faithfully,

Martin Dale

!Freedom of Information (Surrey), Surrey Police

Dear Martin Gale,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 165-16-175

I write in connection with your recent FOI request which was received on
the 4 February 2016. I note you are seeking access to the following
information:

     1) Has Surrey Police received any advice/briefings/instructions

     from the Government or other agency/body on how to deal with

     environmental protests, including anti-fracking protests?

    

     2) Has Surrey Police received any advice/briefings/instructions

     from the Government or other agency/body on arresting environmental

     protesters? Specifically, has Surrey Police been instructed to make

     more arrests of anti-fracking protesters at active sites?

    

     3) If the answer to any of the above is 'yes', please could you

     provide me with copies of the relevant

     advice/briefings/instructions?

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Dear Martin Dale

 

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