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UPDATE: Suspicious package at Palace of Westminster - white powder not a noxious substance

News   •   Feb 13, 2018 14:54 GMT

At approx. 11.36hrs today police were informed of a suspicious package that had been delivered to an office within the Palace of Westminster. Police are at the scene and dealing.

The letter contained a white powder, which has been assessed by specialists and found not to be noxious.

The office remains closed at this time, but the rest of the Palace of Westminster is open.

Detectives from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command have been informed and are investigating.