Parliament issued the following statement after video circulating showed a gate falling on a security guard.
“We are aware of the incident and of the footage being circulated.
The injured officer has been hospitalized but we are advised that he has suffered no life threatening injuries and is recovering.
While we are concerned that this incident has occurred, we are thankful that mercifully the officers involved were not seriously injured.
These officers provide yeoman service and are members of the Parliament staff family.
We will ensure that sufficient arrangements are made to ensure the well being and comfort of the injured officer as he rests and recovers.”