The Home Office is set to issue a statement on today's European ruling that police use of Section 44 stop and search powers is 'illegal'. The Metropolitan Police have so far declined to comment.

The Home Office is set to issue a statement on today’s European ruling that police use of Section 44 stop and search powers is ‘illegal’. The Metropolitan Police have so far declined to comment.

A Home Office spokesman told Amateur Photographer that it plans to release a statement on the matter later today.

The Metropolitan Police declined to comment, instead referring our enquiries to the Home Office.

READ THE EUROPEAN RULING, IN FULL, HERE

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