Poll tax riot

This Confidential Police Log Shows How Cops Lost the Streets of London to Anarchists During the Poll Tax Riots

  • Posted on: 2 April 2015
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From Vice - By Solomon Hughes

Twenty-five years ago, on March 31, 1990, a massive demonstration against Margaret Thatcher's poll tax turned into a huge riot that spread across central London—shop windows were smashed, cars were set ablaze and people were hurt.