Politicians, police and intelligence agencies at COBRA

This morning' s COBRA meeting, chaired by Mr Cameron, was attended by Home Secretary Theresa May, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond, Mayor Boris Johnson, Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, and Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick.

Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe Credit: PA Wire

The Minister for Faith and Communities Baroness Warsi, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and the British intelligence agencies.

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said that he would strongly favour the idea of publishing a draft bill ahead of the General Election. Credit: PA Wire