A delegation from Waltham Forest have called on the Home Secretary to ban a planned demonstration by the English Defence League this weekend.
Made up of schoolchildren, councillors and community leaders, it arrived in Westminster by bus today to directly hand in their petition.
Fifty EDL members have already been banned from travelling to East London after being arrested during a march last month.
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