24 May 2017
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon responds to Manchester terror attack.
Wednesday 24 May
This afternoon the First Minister visited the Police Scotland Multi-Agency Co-ordination Centre to see first hand the response to the increase in threat level. She also thanked Police Scotland and emergency services for their work during this time.
The First Minister chaired a further Resilience Committee meeting following confirmation that the UK’s terror threat level was raised to ‘critical’. She urged the people of Scotland to be vigilant but not alarmed and, as far as possible, to go about their business as usual.
— Scottish Government (@scotgov) May 24, 2017
The First Minister gave a further update to Parliament on security in Scotland following the threat level being raised to critical. The full statement can be read here.
Tuesday 23 May
Shortly after receiving reports of the terror attack in Manchester, the Scottish Government’s Resilience Room was activated and the First Minister chaired a meeting of the Resilience Committee, which was attended by the Deputy First Minister, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, the Lord Advocate and senior officers from Police Scotland.
The First Minister gave a statement to Parliament. The full statement can be read here.