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One week on from London terror attack MP Barry Gardiner reveals how events unfolded inside parliament

By: Eastern Eye Staff

By Barry Gardiner Whose name will be remembered? That of the police officer Keith Palmer or that of the man who knifed him to death after mowing down and killing three pedestrians? Keith Palmer probably would not have described himself as defending democracy, but he was. Most of his days on duty at Carriage Gates were pretty ordinary: taken up with directing tourists and smiling for selfies with visitors in front of Big Ben. Barry Gardiner MP was inside parliament as the events unfolded Wednesday March 22 was not ordinary. At 2.40pm – almost exactly the moment a black four-by-four…

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