Thousands march in London calling for David Cameron's resignation over tax affairs
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Thousands of demonstrators marched intoday over the tax affairs of Prime Minister which were revealed as part of the leak of the .
The protest started around 11:00( +1) on opposite the police-guarded entrance to , the Prime Minister's official residence. Just after 11:00, protesters blocked traffic on the northbound carriage in Whitehall. At 11:20, the police asked the protesters to move back on to the pavement, stating that they needed to balance the right to protest with the traffic building up. Around 11:29, the protest moved up Whitehall, past , along the Strand, passing by Aldwych and up Kingsway towards Holborn where the were holding their Spring Forum in the Grand Connaught Rooms hotel.
The protest was organised after it was revealed that David Cameron has profited from offshore investments held by his father, Ian, that were organised in part by, the -based law firm whose communications were recently published.
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