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London Assembly: ‘Terrorists will never succeed’

The London Assembly has condemned the attack on Westminster during an emergency meeting at City Hall.

A motion, agreed unanimously, said terrorists will not change London’s democratic way of life or undermine Londoners’ tolerance and solidarity.

During the meeting, Assembly Members offered their condolences to those affected by the attack and expressed their gratitude to the emergency services.

The full text of the Motion is:

“The London Assembly wishes to record on behalf of Londoners its condemnation of the attack in Westminster on 22 March, together with Londoners’ clear determination that terrorists will never succeed in affecting our democratic way of life or undermining Londoners’ tolerance and solidarity; and how we value the diversity of London’s communities.

We extend our sincere condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of PC Keith Palmer; a serving police officer tragically murdered whilst bravely doing his duty to protect our city.

We extend our sympathies to the relatives and friends of those killed in this tragic incident; as well as sending heartfelt thoughts to those who have been injured.

We express our very real thanks and gratitude to the emergency services – the Police, Ambulance Service and Fire Service – together with London’s medical services for their magnificent, brave and reassuring response under difficult circumstances.”