HOME SECRETARY AMBER RUDD
“This was a barbaric attack, deliberately targeting some of the most vulnerable in our society - young people and children out at a pop concert.”
“The great city of Manchester has been affected by terrorism before. Its spirit was not bowed; its community continued.
“This time it has been a particular attack on the most vulnerable in our society - its intention was to sow fear - its intention is to divide. But it will not succeed.”
METRO MAYOR OF MANCHESTER ANDY BURNHAM
PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY
"We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack.
“All our thoughts are with the victims and the families of those who have been affected.”