Updated on 17 May 2019
Europeans across the bloc are set to elect the 751 members of the European Union
Parliament to new five-year terms. British citizens will vote on 23 May 2019, despite
impending plans to exit the European Union.
Protests and rallies surround the election are a possibility and could quickly become
violent. Protests in London are especially common during the weekends.
Strikes, political rallies and demonstrations occur frequently throughout the country and have the possibility of turning violent
Local demonstrations can begin spontaneously and escalate with little warning, disrupting transportation systems and city services
Mitigating Factors to Apply:
Notify the embassy of arrival in the country and enroll in a SAFE traveler program (if available)
Remain alert to changing situations
Avoids all crowds, protests, and demonstrations, which have the possibility of turning violent
Comply with British authorities, exercise caution, and maintain a low profile
Monitor local media for security updates
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