Priti Patel to require venues to be prepared for a terrorist attack

Protect duty will be brought in by the home secretary in response to the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017

Venues would have a legal duty to provide security in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing under government plans about to be published.

The home secretary, Priti Patel, is due to detail the proposals, which include a requirement for some public places to be prepared for a terror attack, on Monday. They follow a consultation into what sort of venues should be bound by the protect duty, which is being brought in as a response to the May 2017 atrocity in which 22 people were killed as they left an Ariana Grande concert.

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Counter-terrorism policy, Priti Patel, Manchester Arena attack, UK security and counter-terrorism, Politics, UK news UK news | The Guardian

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