Policing appeared to be light, even sympathetic. In informal conversations police said that Bush's publicly declared itinerary should not be believed. Police officers also talked about concern over American security forces being in London. One officer was angry in the knowledge that street crime would be on the increase in his home patch this week as it would be well known all police would be tied up in central London.
The march ended close to the American Embassy where speakers included MP Michael Meacher.