You will all be aware of the shocking events at Westminster this week. The Metropolitan Police Service is not advising that people change their plans, lock down buildings, or anything of this kind. We do continue to advise, however, that all our communities and partners remain alert but not alarmed.
Businesses in the Westminster area should be prepared for likely congestion that will potentially last for several days.
In common with all Police Forces across the UK, the Metropolitan Police continually trains and plans for incidents of this type and several of those plans are being put into place now.
Many of you will have customers or staff who will look to you for advice/guidance.
Our advice to you is:
· Remain alert not alarmed
· Review your plans
· Report all suspicious sightings as soon as possible
We regularly review our safety plans and emergency arrangements. We have provided additional guidance today for school trip leaders about managing risks during educational visits around London. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.