Police plan for business as usual as protesters visit Birmingham this Saturday.
Police, council and religious leaders speak ahead of Saturday’s English Defence League gathering in Birmingham.
The EDL visited Walsall on Saturday, with predictable consequences.
Police in Walsall have moved to reassure residents ahead of Saturday’s demonstration.
A senior Labour councillor is calling for a demonstration In Walsall by the far-right, English Defence League to be banned by the Home Secretary.
West Midlands Police are aiming to reduce a particularly nasty form of lawbreaking
The EDL and Unity demonstrations in Birmingham city centre have ended with few problems and minimal disruption to the city.
Access to parts of Birmingham city centre will be restricted today
West Midlands Police confident they will be able to handle any problems which occur on Saturday afternoon.
Next Saturday members of the far right English Defence League and their supporters will descend upon Birmingham