keoghs – The Protect Duty – getting ready for new anti-terrorism measures

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Ever since the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017, campaigners have been seeking stronger anti-terrorism security measures. In response, the Government ran a public consultation on the Protect Duty, also known as Martyn’s Law, which focused on proportionate security measures at publicly accessible locations, and what support would be required from the Government.

The consultation ran until 2 July 2021, and the Government has now published its response. Whilst this response does not confirm when the Protect Duty will become law, it is only a matter of time.

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