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Arrests at English Defence League (EDL) demonstrations

Total number of arrests at EDL demonstrations since December 2009. We released the following information on 20 April 2011.  Large Scale Demonstrations…

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Total number of arrests at EDL demonstrations since December 2009.

We released the following information on 20 April 2011. 

Large Scale Demonstrations

Nottingham   5 December 2009     11 arrests
Stoke          23 January 2010        23 arrests
Bolton          20 March 2010          74 arrests
Dudley          3 April 2010             12 arrests
Newcastle     29 May 2010              0 arrests
Dudley          17 July 2010             20 arrests
Bradford        28 August 2010        13 arrests
Leicester        9 October 2010        13 arrests
Nuneaton       27 November 2010     8 arrests
Preston          27 November 2010    14 arrests
Peterborough  11 December 2010    5 arrests
Luton              5 February 2011       8 arrests

Other EDL Demonstrations

In addition, in the second half of the year, there have been a number of smaller no-notice pop-up demonstrations (involving around 100-200 EDL supporters) in Wolverhampton, Aylesbury, Oldham and Nuneaton.

London has also seen a number of smaller EDL demonstrations.