The Task Force dispatched in response to Hurricane Irma was a remarkable achievement. If the rumoured cuts go ahead, we will not be able to repeat it.
“We need to disrupt plots in their early stages. Many such plots will include some element of online radicalisation.”
Instead of seeking yet more powers, the Government should use those already at its disposal to nip extremism in the bud.
No more foreign funding of extremism. No more self-appointed “community” intermediaries. No more pretence that it’s all about cyberspace.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
My generation are a generation who don’t watch TV and don’t read newspapers – but do watch YouTube and get their news from Facebook.
“This Government will guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days.”
Plus: An apology on behalf of the pundits, the press, the pollsters, the politicians and the parties for calling this election utterly, totally and completely wrong.
But she confirms that Britain is leaving the ECJ’s jurisdiction, and says that there is a very clear choice on Thursday – between “me and Jeremy Corbyn”.
The savage attacks we have witnessed must drive us to work more closely with our regional allies.
Fears that the public are shifting towards aggressive, populist cultural policies targeted at Muslims are misfounded.
Corbyn has called for May’s resignation in the aftermath of Saturday’s attacks, but his own plans spell out no additional funding for counter-terrorism.
“The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities, and they do.”
It can be risky to do, and hard to get right, but the alternative is unacceptable.
The Prime Minister proposed four steps to take on and defeat our enemies and their ideology.