Peer Calls NPCC Proposals for More Armed Security ‘Provocative and ‘Dangerous”


Plans to deploy over 5,000 armed soldiers following a UK terror attack has caused a prominent peer to question the move as a ‘provocative’ act which could endanger the public. Baroness Jenny Jones, who sits on London’s Police and Crime Committee, called the revelations “absolutely shocking”. “Putting troops on the streets would be very controversial”,adding“I think it would be provocative and cause more problems than it would solve.”  The Peer conceded that although plans certainly had to be made for the event of a terror attack, she was curious about whether troops were being trained to deal with members of … Continue reading Peer Calls NPCC Proposals for More Armed Security ‘Provocative and ‘Dangerous”