EXCLUSIVE: Gove to be quizzed on councillor security

By Chris Mahony | 20 October 2021

MPs are to question local government secretary Michael Gove on the security of councillors following last week’s fatal attack on MP David Amess.

Chair of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, Clive Betts, told The MJ that councillors were just as vulnerable to attack as MPs.

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