Patel Vows To Double Jail Terms For Attacks On Emergency Workers

PRITI Patel has this morning vowed to get tough on people who attack frontline emergency workers.

She’s pledged to double jail terms for such offenders.

The Home Secretary told TBG - “Our frontline emergency service workers have some of the toughest jobs there are.”

“They are the unsung heroes across our communities.”

“I am unapologetic about doubling the maximum sentence for assaulting workers in the emergency services.”