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London’s preparedness to respond to a major terrorist incident

Date published: 
28 October 2016

On Friday 27 May the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, appointed Lord Toby Harris of Haringey to undertake an independent review of London’s preparedness to respond to a major terrorist incident.

Lord Harris has a long and distinguished career overseeing counter-terrorism and security both in London and a national level. With the full co-operation of organisations with a part to play in protecting Londoners he investigated their capability, capacity and collaboration arrangements. He also assessed their ability to cope with multiple incidents and has given his advice on what more could be done to ensure Londoners are kept safe.

To find out more, read the full independent review.