The state uses its own security failure to implement more security measures that curtail freedom and don’t make us safer.
Police were facing serious questions last night over how the knife-wielding terrorist was able to enter the Parliamentary estate.
There were unverified claims that no armed officers had been on duty at the main Carriage Gates, facing Parliament Square, which the Prime Minister uses to enter the House of Commons.
They are also used by other MPs, staff and visitors. At least four staff are usually stationed at the gates, two outside and two inside.
The entrance is also blocked by metal barricades and barriers. Although armed guards routinely patrol the grounds, they are not stationed permanently at a fixed position at the main gate. It is understood the officers work a ‘fluid’ patrol…