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Priti Patel: MPs should not be cowed by David Amess attack

Telegraph, 16 Oct 2021
MPs should not be cowed by the murder of Sir David Amess, the Home Secretary has said.

Sir David, one of the country’s most respected parliamentarians, was stabbed to death as he met constituents at his regular Friday surgery in a Baptist church in Leigh-on-Sea in what police have declared as a terrorist incident.

Joining Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer in Leigh-on-Sea to pay tribute, Ms Patel called for a "balance" between the safety and accessibility of MPs.

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