Press release

Statement on Woolwich incident

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg made a statement on the incident in Woolwich.

The Deputy Prime Minister said:

On Wednesday, we witnessed a shocking and horrifying attack on the streets of our capital.

The whole nation’s thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim.

People across our country, whatever background they are from, will be united in condemning this attack and we will stand together, as we always do, in our response.

Read the government response to the Woolwich incident.