General Election campaigning has been suspended after the suspected terrorist attack that killed 22 people in Manchester.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he had spoken to Prime Minister Theresa May and they had agreed that all national campaigning would be suspended until further notice.
Manchester attack: Faith leaders’ message of condemnation and defiance
FAITH leaders from Rotherham united in condemning those behind the terrorist attack in Manchester last night but defiantly insisted the killers would not divide them.
Rev Joanne Archer-Siddall (pictured), of Rotherham and Dearne Valley Methodist Circuit, said in a statement on behalf of the Rotherham Faith Leaders’ Council: “We are deeply distressed and saddened by the recent events that have taken place in the Manchester Arena.
Manchester attack “an assault on our way of life”
SOUTH Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has described the Manchester Arena terrorist attack as “sickening and cynical”.
Twenty-two people, including children, were killed and 59 injured in a suspected suicide attack at a concert at Manchester Arena last night.
The explosion happened at 10.35pm on Monday at the end of a concert by US pop singer Ariana Grande.
Manchester attack: City reacts with resilience and support
Messages of condolence and support have been sent by Manchester’s public figures following the terror attack that killed 22 people and injured 59.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said the city would “pull together”, adding: “That’s what we are. That’s what we do. They won’t win.”
The Bishop of Manchester, the Rt Rev David Walker said we must “commit ourselves to defeat this terrorism”.
“Hatred won’t win”, Salford comedian Jason Manford said on Facebook.