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Counterterrorism: Martyn’s Law - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:05 pm on 22nd October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Harris of Haringey Lord Harris of Haringey Labour 3:05 pm, 22nd October 2019

I am grateful to the noble Baroness for that Answer. Martyn Hett was one of the 22 people who went for a night out in Manchester Arena and never came home. Many people will find it extraordinary that, given we already have so many regulations that sit on places of public entertainment and so on, it is not a legal requirement for such venues to carry out sensible, appropriate and proportionate security checks on those attending them. Will the Government give a firm commitment that they will move forward on this?