As a furious row erupted over the protest plans, the prime minister said the “right to remember, in peace and dignity, those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice” had to be protected. Home secretary Suella Braverman claimed it was unacceptable to “desecrate” the day with a “hate march” through London.
But the Labour mayor of London Sadiq Khan accused the government of playing politics over the “terrible tragedy” unfolding in Gaza, after organisers taking to the streets on November 11 said they had no plans to disrupt Remembrance weekend events.
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