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Huddersfield v Hull review: MP Responds

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has responded to the report into the travel restrictions placed on Hull City fans for the match at Huddersfield on 30 March 2013.

This report by Northumbria Police into the Huddersfield vs Hull City debacle on 30 March contains a lot about various ways West Yorkshire Police can record their decisions better and improve their internal and external leaves me none the wiser as to what the evidence was upon which they based their travel restrictions on Hull City fans...All we know is that there has not been any crowd trouble at any recent matches between Hull City and Huddersfield..."

– Diana Johnson, MP for Hull North

West Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable Mark Gilmore said in a review that the force are to look at their football policing procedures after travelling fans contacted their Police and Crime Commissioner over fears the restrictions placed on them could have forced them to miss the game.

West Yorkshire Police to review football policing

West Yorkshire Police are to review their football policing following the Huddersfield Town v Hull City match in March.

Football fans and their MPs had to call on West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson to ensure they could get the the ground in Huddersfield to watch the match because of travel arrangements put in place by police.

In a review published today, West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore recommends the force look at how they police major sporting events in the future, to meet the needs of fans and the community.



Huddersfield football fans march against policing restrictions

Huddersfield Town football fans have held a protest march against restrictions by the police for the Huddersfield Town game against Hull City.

Tickets to the game for Hull fans have been limited by the police and fans made to travel on official coaches to the match.

No Hull City fan will be able to travel to the stadium independently. Around 100 fans marched through Huddersfield town centre ending at the library.

"This afternoon's march has ended peacefully following a successful policing operation. We worked closely with the organiser beforehand to help him facilitate the event safely and I wish to thank those who took part for their conduct"

– Chief Supt Tim Kingsman, West Yorkshire Police
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