Free speech victory for trans tweet ex-policeman Harry Miller at Appeal Court

A retired policeman visited by his local force after tweeting about transgender rights has won a court battle over free speech after judges said that his treatment could have a “chilling effect on public debate”.

The Court of Appeal ruled unanimously today that the “hate crime operational guidance” from the College of Policing unlawfully breached Harry Miller’s human rights.

The ruling calls into question potentially thousands of other matters recorded since the guidance was issued in 2014.

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