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Volume 1: Security for the Arena
Volume 1: Security for the Arena (large format)

Monitored recommendations

Process of monitoring

I have numbered those recommendations I intend, at this stage, to monitor and review. This is solely to assist in this process. The numbering is not intended to indicate importance or priority. The order broadly follows the sequence in which they appear in the first section of Part 8.

I shall seek evidence about these recommendations before the end of 2021. Those from whom I will seek evidence are listed below each of the monitored recommendations. The Solicitor to the Inquiry will contact those who are identified at the appropriate time.

When the time comes for reviewing the progress of implementation, I will permit Core Participants to make submissions to me to assist me in my review.

It should be understood that I intend to scrutinise what has been done in response and use all the powers available to me, if required, to achieve transparency and accountability.

Monitored recommendations Reporter
MR1 Improvements, to the extent that they have not already been made, should be made at the Arena to address the failings identified in Volume 1. Specific consideration should be given to how to address my concerns in relation to complacency.
  • SMG
MR2 Improvements, to the extent that they have not already been made, should be made by Showsec to address the failings identified in Volume 1. Specific consideration should be given to how to address my concerns in relation to complacency.
  • Showsec
MR3 BTP should address the systemic failings identified in Volume 1, so as to ensure that they are not repeated.
  • BTP
MR4 A Protect Duty, as set out above, should be enacted into law by primary legislation.
  • HMG (the Home Office)
  • NaCTSO
  • OSCT
  • CTPHQ
  • CPNI
MR5 NaCTSO should create a centralised library of training materials.
  • HMG (the Home Office)
  • NaCTSO
  • OSCT
  • CTPHQ
MR6 NaCTSO should issue guidance in relation to the completion of risk assessments addressing the threat of terrorism.
  • NaCTSO
MR7 The requirement that only those monitoring CCTV under a contract for services need to hold an SIA licence should be reviewed.
  • HMG (the Home Office)
  • The SIA
MR8 Consideration should be given to whether contractors who carried out security services should be required to be licenced.
  • HMG (the Home Office)
  • The SIA
MR9 BTP and all Home Office Police Services should conduct a review of the areas in which their jurisdictions overlap. In the case of areas which have a significant footfall by members of the public which are not part of the railway estate, a review should be conducted by both BTP and the Home Office Police Services. Following the review, agreement as to primacy should be reached and recorded in writing.
  • HMG (the Home Office)
  • Department of Transport
  • BTP
  • National Police Chiefs’ Council