BREAKING NEWS: County MPs at centre of Westminster terror alert

Lancashire MPs are at centre of a security scare at the Houses of Parliament, which are on lockdown after a firearms incident.

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 3:38 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:22 am
Police close to the Palace of Westminster, London, after policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 22, 2017. See PA story POLICE Westminster. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

County MPs including Preston’s Mark Hendrick and Chorley’s Lindsay Hoyle have described hearing gunshots near the Westminster offices.

The entire area is currently on a security lockdown with reports that one person may have been shot.