PRO, MEPO 3/2490, Fascist and Communist activities: measures to deal with disturbances, 1934-1938.
PRO, MEPO 2/3120, Fascist protest at no marches after dusk rule and challenge to Commissioner’s direction on processions, 1937-1938. Proposed deputation to Home Secretary about fascist activities, 1936-1937.
The project will deal with the relationships the police had with the various groups campaigning for civil liberties and how those relationships influenced police policy and behaviour.
It will also be concerned with the extent to which such police behaviour may have contributed to the course of the disorder and influenced perceptions of a need for increased police powers.
The activities of the British Union of Fascists (BUF) and antifascist opposition were the focus of the most serious disorder of the period.
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