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Priti Patel says there is a need to close security gaps for MPs

Guardian, 17 Oct 2021
The home secretary, Priti Patel, has said she is considering offering police protection for MPs at their constituency surgeries, as a review takes place to ‘close the gaps’ in security in the wake of the killing of David Amess on Friday. Speaking to Trevor Phillips on Sky News, Patel listed ‘practical measures’ MPs could already take to reduce the risks they face, including ‘booking appointments in advance, checking the details of the individuals that you are seeing, checking the locations in advance, making sure that you are not on your own’
Priti Patel considering police protection for MPs after David Amess killing
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