Bristol City Council orchestrates City Leaders’ letter in support of police during protests

Martin Booth, editor of Bristol247, being detained by police officers, as depicted on a placard for a protest.

A letter in support of the police, during the Kill the Bill protests, purportedly by the ‘City Leaders’ group was organised by Bristol City Council’s City Office, a freedom of information request has revealed. The letter was distributed by the PR company Social Communications, seemingly so it would not be seen to be coming from the…

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Joanna Booth

Joanna Booth

Freelance journalist and book editor.