This is Met Police chief Met Rowley yesterday:
[the far right’s] sole purpose and their intention is to protect the sanctity of the Cenotaph and Remembrance. So I don’t anticipate there will be any disorder from that group.https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/nov/10/counterprotest-groups-plan-to-confront-pro-palestine-marchers-say-met-police
This is what happened:
No surprises there.
I thought this seemed rather naïve.