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Abbott is under-fire over security report

By Staff Reporter

Diane Abbott has had another car-crash interview after she appeared clueless about security arrangements in London.

The Labour shadow home secretary was asked about the 2016 report by Lord Harris on improving London's readiness to respond to a major terrorist incident.

However, Ms Abbott appeared unfamiliar with the report - although she seemed reluctant to admit that.

She said "we do need to revisit that report" but when pushed on specifics by Sky News interviewer Dermot Murnaghan, she replied: "I think physical resistance is important."

Ms Abbott was strongly criticised recently after another interview in which she couldn't put a figure on Labour's plan to recruit 10,000 police officers.

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