Jeremy Corbyn has released the following statement following last nights attacks in central London.
“We are all shocked and horrified by the brutal attacks in London. My thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have died and the many who have been injured. Today, we will all grieve for their loss.
I would like to thank the police and emergency services for their bravery and professionalism in acting to save lives and deal with these appalling acts of terrorism, as well as NHS staff and members of the public who sought to protect others.
The Labour Party will be suspending national campaigning until this evening, after consultations with other parties, as a mark of respect for those who have died and suffered injury.
Those who wish to harm our people, divide our communities and attack our democracy will not succeed. We will stand together to defend our common values of solidarity, humanity and justice, and will not allow terrorists to derail our democratic process.”
Given this statement, as a mark of respect, all organised local events in Wimbledon have been cancelled today but we will resume tomorrow.
Thank you to all our volunteers for their keen support so far, and your continued understanding in these difficult times.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families and friends.