A lawyer has criticised the lack of action before the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack, saying pavements were "wide open" despite a similar atrocity three months earlier.

Gareth Patterson QC, who is representing six families of victims of the June 2017 attack, set out his key concerns ahead of a full inquest at the Old Bailey starting on May 7.

He will also lament the apparent lack of security measures in place at rental companies, saying that no lessons had been learned from the Westminster attack in which four people were killed by a terrorist in a hire car.

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