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EXCLUSIVE. DexEU’s Alternative Brexit White Paper – Canada Plus Plus Plus. 18) Wider security issues
The eighteenth extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Also: Williamson investigating amnesty for Ulster veterans; front-runner for Welsh First Minister floats new taxes; and SNP attack new Big Ben decorations.
“Globally, Muslims are by far the biggest victims of Islamist terrorism.” Javid’s counter-terrorism strategy speech – full text
Ultimately, our approach is about ensuring that there are no safe spaces for terrorists. We will work more closely with key partners outside of central government.
“There’s more work to be done, as you suggest…MI5 will be sharing information with more organisations.”
It was a textbook case of how Islamist terror works here – or has to date, anyway. We honour and remember those who died.
We need strong and effective intelligence services. But we should demonstrate that this can be combined with decent and ethical standards of civilised conduct.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
WATCH: Javid’s Home Secretary TV debut. He says his priority is security. And that his urgent task is to sort Windrush.
His other priorities? Tackling crime, fighting terror and extremism, and dealing with illegal immigration. He is careful to praise Home Office staff.
The new Home Secretary won’t toe the Downing Street line as his predecessor did. His appointment is thus a sign of weakness at the top.
WATCH: “I want to see incontrovertible evidence” – Corbyn still won’t say Russia was responsible for the Salisbury attack
“Do you agree with John McDonnell, who said this was…state-sponsored?” “If we’re going to make an…assertion like that we’ve got to have the absolute evidence…”
She cited the attack in Salisbury: “We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised….in Syria, on the streets of the UK…
Baroness Helic and Chloe Dalton: The victims of sexual violence in war have no #MeToo hashtag to highlight their story
The UK could set a lead by announcing that it will dedicate a fixed or minimum percentage of the aid budget to fighting sexual and gender based violence.
Also: Wallace attacks Scottish Government for objection to ‘British values’; Geldof says Easter Rising was a ‘mistake’; SNP woes deepen over indy divisions; and more.
Daniel Hannan: Corbyn’s first instinct in a national crisis is to treat it as a way to attack the Tories – much to Putin’s satisfaction
Ask one question: In what conflict has Jeremy Corbyn ever been on Britain’s side? He always finds a way of blaming the world’s problems on the West.