Bustcards are an essential item to take with you on a protest.

They provide you with our key advice, information on stop and search and arrest, and the names and numbers of solicitors who can help you.

We often hear stories from people who weren’t carrying a bustcard as they didn’t expect to be arrested.
Always write the name and number of a solicitor and the GBC legal hotline on your arm. Don’t be caught out!

To download a bustcard, please select your region

London and Brighton

All the firms on the bustcard above can provide cover outside of their geographical area, with advance notice.


North West

We also have custom bustcards specifically for people protesting at fracking sites in the following areas:

Preston New Road, Lancashire

Brockham, Surrey

Stack of Bustcards

Key Messages

  • No Comment
  • You do not need to answer police questions, so don’t.
  • No Personal Details
  • You don't have to give details under ANY stop and search power.
  • No Duty Solicitor
  • Use a recommended solicitor with protest experience.
  • No Caution
  • They admit guilt for an alleged offence that might never get to court.
  • What Power?
  • Ask "What power?" to challenge a police officer to act lawfully.