Telford EDL march cost £350,000 to police

The cost of policing the English Defence League (EDL) protest in Wellington was almost £350,000, it was revealed this afternoon.

Telford EDL march cost £350,000 to police

The cost of policing the English Defence League (EDL) protest in Wellington was almost £350,000, it was revealed this afternoon.

The figures, detailed in a report to go before West Mercia Police Authority tonight, show £300,000 was spent on additional resources from other forces.

Police chiefs say Operation Crown on August 13 was a success despite the major disruption it caused.

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