Tributes paid to policeman killed in London terror attack

The fundraising page, started by Stephen Redgewell on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Federation, which supports officers and their families, has received donations from more than 25,000 people.

"He gave his life, in the line of duty, to keep others safe", said Ms Rudd.

Over £700,000 has been donated to PC Palmer's family through a JustGiving crowdfunding page.

Mr Williams, who represents Plaid Cymru, was not in Westminster at the time of the attack, but in Caernarfon along with his assistant Alun Roberts.

The greatest response to terror was, she said, in the actions of millions of people going on with their normal lives, sending the message: "You will not defeat us".

A Charlton Athletic scarf was tied to his seat at the Valley stadium, where he held a season ticket, and politicians called for a posthumous bravery award.

PC Palmer, 48, was stabbed to death by Khalid Masood, as the British-born muslim convert launched a terror attack on Parliament that left four dead and injured 40.

Ambassador to Britain Dan Mihalache said on Thursday she underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from her brain.

"Heartbroken" former colleague of PC Palmer, Conservative MP James Cleverly, paid tribute to the "lovely man" he had known for a quarter of a century.

"I was a police officer at the time, in 2007".

The Halifax schoolgirl had originally meant to pay homage to her father, Simon Bick, a West Yorkshire Police officer, by donning his uniform But following Wednesday's terror attack in Westminster on Wednesday she made a decision to go as PC Palmer.

"At 1:52 p.m., we were walking passed Parliament and I saw an officer".

He said he is not sure what happened has fully sunk in, telling the show: "I'm just carrying on, I'm down here for a job as a GB Boxing coach, I've got to look after my boxers for tonight".

Mr. Palmer was the father of a 5-year-old daughter.

One woman who said she had her life saved by PC Palmer when she worked as a police officer paid tribute to the "absolutely lovely man".

A number of other fundraisers have also sprung up, including ones for Kurt Cochran (which has raised over $50,000) and Aysha Frade (which has so far received over £2,000).

  • Leroy Wright