Kerslake Report: Review into Manchester's response to Arena attack

An independent report into the emergency response to the Manchester Arena Terror Attack is to be published later.

Lord Kerslake has headed the review, which focuses on the emergency services, the media and how families of victims were treated in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.

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Metro Mayor Andy Burnham says Kerslake Report starts to fill in the picture of Arena Bomb

Manchester Metro Mayor Andy Burnham Credit: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

The Manchester Metro Mayor, Andy Burnham has been giving his view on the Kerslake Report.

Mr Burnham commissioned the inquiry into the response after the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

The 226-page report by Lord Bob Kerslake concluded the emergency response was "overwhelmingly positive."

But Lord Kerslake described the failure by fire chiefs as "extraordinary" and "incredible.", after it was found that decisions made by senior officers led to long delays in sending crews to the scene.

Mr Burnham says that full answers must wait until the inquests later this year, but that the report begins to fill in the picture.

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