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Stadiums face 'airport-like' security measures Sports stadiums and large

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entertainment venues in

security minister Brandon

the UK could soon be forced

Lewis has now suggested

to implement airport-style

that the government was

security checks, after the

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government offered its backing to the controversial "Martyn's Law" proposals. Martyn's Law is a campaign

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proposals driven by Murray. "The Prime Minister (Boris Johnson), home secretary (Priti Patel) and I are all 100

led by Figen Murray, the

per cent behind Figen and are

mother of Martyn Hett, who

working to improve security

died in the 2017 suicide bomb

measures at public venues

attack at Manchester Arena.

and spaces," Lewis wrote.

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Murray has campaigned

"We are working quickly

for sports stadiums, concert

to come up with a solution

halls and other entertainment

that will honour Martyn’s

venues to be forced to

memory and all of those

adopt a range of measures

affected by terrorism."

– such as the installation

■ Stadiums could be forced to implement stringent measures

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The comments followed

of metal detectors – and

Manchester City Council

to compel public venues

becoming the first to commit

so so

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Writing in the Mail on Sunday

and spaces to implement

to adopting Martyn's Law.

specific security policies.

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We are 100 per cent behind Figen and are working to improve security measures Brandon Lewis

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This Girl Can celebrated for 'real' LM female sport stories The latest edition of the highlysuccessful This Girl Can Campaign has been celebrated for its "taboo-busting" and "brave" take on what female fitness and sport really look like.

■ The advert show a 'raw, unfiltered reality' of sport

The new body-positive advert is seen as a perfect antidote to what

This Girl Can is about helping women feel confident Lisa O'Keefe

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Lisa O’Keefe, Sport England director

has been described as "unrealistic and

of insight, said she hopes the advert

negative images of women" often

will convince women they don’t need

used in fitness-related online content

to be in shape or super confident

and media marketing campaigns.

in their bodies to take part.

According to Sport England, the film has been designed to show the raw,

"This Girl Can is about helping women feel confident, so they can overcome the

unfiltered reality of women exercising

fears about being judged," O'Keefe said.

in whatever way that works for them.

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