The protection of the firm has a cost of triple digit millions

The indvandrerkritiske lot Tight Rate has been much protection in 2019, which have pressured the police. the Party Tight Course with Rasmus Paludan in the lea

The protection of the firm has a cost of triple digit millions

The indvandrerkritiske lot Tight Rate has been much protection in 2019, which have pressured the police.

the Party Tight Course with Rasmus Paludan in the lead has had the need for large amounts of police protection in 2019.

It has cost him dearly for the police and put its resources under pressure.

It appears by a response from justice minister Nick Hækkerup (S) to the Parliamentary legal affairs committee. The question is asked by Naser Khader (K).

In the answer refer the minister to a statement from the national Police, who write that the police from new year's to and with 28. november has spent about 114 million dollars on to protect the Rasmus Paludan and other members of the firm.

- additionally, There are accumulated a part of overtime in the period, attributable to events and demonstrations concerning the firm as well as the general election.

Immediately, it is estimated that the costs for overtime represent approximately 46 million dollars to the effort, write to the national Police.

Hækkerup writes in reply:

- the Police have in 2019 is used many resources to be present at activities related to the firm.

- I wish that the police could have used those resources on other tasks. Not least in the light of the current situation, where the police already have a hard time of it.

- But the right of citizens to assembly and expression are fundamental rights in a democratic society. We need to cherish. Therefore, the entry of the police, of course, when there is a need for it

the Rasmus Paludan and the firm has throughout the year held a variety of demonstrations. Here the party spoken highly derogatory of islam and muslims.

They are simultaneously often happened in places where the sort of utterances can be expected to create great anger and frustration among the inhabitants. Among other things, therefore the need for protection has been very large.

While the national Police have made a statement of its expenses, write the Police Intelligence service, PET, on the question:

- PET is not within the framework of a folketingsbesvarelse answer specific questions about the intelligence work, including questions about the PET's working and capacity, questions about the concrete beskyttelsessager and questions for specific information, such as PET may be in possession of.

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Updated Date: 19 December 2019, 17:00

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