Draft Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill published


The Home Office has now published the draft Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill which sets out the requirements that, under Martyn’s Law, venues and other organisations will have to meet to ensure public safety. Two tiers of venues have been proposed in the draft:

Given the complex and wide ranging nature of this legislation, LIVE has welcomed this extra stage in the process, “By publishing a draft bill, the Home Office has provided time for detailed and expert consideration of these proposals. As an industry, we remain resolute in our longstanding commitment to keep fans safe. LIVE will continue to work closely with Government to ensure the final bill is realistic and workable, sits appropriately alongside existing regulatory requirements and improves safety for all”. The Bill and supporting documents can be found here.