The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP has commented on the terror attacked in Westminster yesterday (22 March 2017). Ms Patel said:
“The terrorist incident in Westminster was horrific and shocking. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and relatives of those who died and with the injured victims. The events that unfolded are being thoroughly investigated and we all stand together to show that we will not be defeated by terrorism.
“I commend the police, emergency services and medical staff for the swift action and bravery they showed yesterday. They put themselves in harm's way and in danger to help and protect people. I pay tribute to PC Keith Palmer for his courage and bravery. His family have my condolences and he will be in all of our thoughts and prayers.”