A bus to take English Defence League members to one of their own protests cost more than £2,000 a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
The Manchester Evening News report:
Police paid £2,500 to bus hundreds of English Defence League supporters into Manchester for a protest march, the M.E.N. can reveal.
Around 700 members of the right-wing group were brought from across Manchester city centre on taxpayer funded double-deckers, last month.
The demonstration, which also attracted anti-fascist opponents, cost Greater Manchester Police more than £50,000 overall. £35,000 went on staff overtime alone.