Counter-terror training may be enforced for some UK venues


Protect Duty will build on ‘Martyn’s law’ calling on local authorities to plan against attacks

The UK government has launched a consultation to develop plans to make it a legal requirement for public places to improve security measures following a campaign by the mother of a Manchester Arena attack victim.

The 18-week long consultation into the Protect Duty, which begins on Friday, will work with counter-terror police and seek contributions over which type of venue should be bound by the law, and what measures of compliance will be required.

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