Polegate MP Tweets From Locked Down Westminster

Wednesday 22nd March 2017

eastbourne buzz news - Maria caulfield

Polegate’s MP has taken to Twitter to communicate with the outside world after becoming locked down in Parliament after this afternoon’s (22 March) terror attack at Westminster.

Scotland Yard say they will treat the incident as such until they know otherwise.

A police officer has been stabbed and a man shot outside the Houses of Parliament. Meanwhile on Westminster Bridge, a car has reportedly ploughed into a group of people, causing significant injury.

Reports of a second death are now coming in.

Maria Caulfield has tweeted her support to all of those who have been caught up in the incident adding her ‘huge respect’ for colleague Tobias Ellwood for his ‘heroic efforts’.

She has also confirmed the Houses of Parliament remain in lock down.

Eastbourne MP, Caroline Ansell and Pevensey MP Huw Merriman are also both safe.

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