Vigil: Patel & Khan must also be held to account

Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey has written to the Home Secretary Priti Patel and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to ask them about their involvement in the policing of the Clapham vigil.

The letters state that the tactics seen yesterday at the Clapham vigil were ‘disgraceful and disproportionate’ and it urges both politcal leaders to join the call for Cressida Dick to resign.

The letter, co-signed by Mayor of London candidate Luisa Porritt, goes on to ask each of them to ‘clarify what conversations’ they had with the Metropolitan Police about the event.

Luisa Porritt
Mayoral candidate Luisa Porritt

It suggests that ‘responsibility’ for the night’s events also rests with the respective political leaders and that the public expects each of them ‘to be held to account’ as well.

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