The Home Office has somewhat improved its position, but still seems to think the will of a minister can overcome the laws of mathematics.
Posts Tagged: Terrorism
We have denied entry to over 120,000 people since 2010, including nearly 11,000 EU nationals. And we have removed over 37,000 foreign national offenders.
Also: SNP split on path forward as Salmond plots return; Welsh Assembly to exclude monoglot English-speakers from posts; Irish leader opposed Ulster poll.
Bruce Newsome: Law enforcement, not community engagement, is the way to stop extremists becoming terrorists
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.
Alex Morton: We cannot be neutral in Islam’s internal struggle. Here are three ways in which the Prime Minister should act.
When I worked in Number Ten, the people who grasped most clearly this ideology’s threat were my Muslim co-workers.
Mohammed Amin: The Government should now agree a Brexit position with other parties and the devolved administrations
After negotiations with the rest of the EU have been completed, the final agreement must be brought back to Parliament.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May displays enough fighting spirit to show her position is not hopeless
The Prime Minister played the adult to Corbyn’s grumpy teenager.
Profile: Finsbury Park Mosque – An extremist past, claims of Muslim Brotherhood influence, and an establishment present
It feeds the homeless, does inter-faith work and welcomes dignitaries – including Malia Bouattia; a Vice-Chair of Stop the War, and Jeremy Corbyn, the local MP.
WATCH: May on the Finsbury Park attack. “There has been far too much tolerance of extremism…including Islamophobia”.
“This government will act to stamp out extremist and hateful ideology – both across society and on the internet, so it is denied a safe space to grow.”
Van attack outside a mosque. One dead, several injured. A parliamentary inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred is long overdue.
The Home Affairs Select Committee should hold the inquiry which the editor of this site called for eight long years ago.
Recently, May said “Enough is enough”. Yesterday, terrorist flags were brandished in London. She lacks credibility.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
An under-informed London media is allowing the province to be cruelly misrepresented. Ulster voices are the only antidote.
Edward Frith: Corbyn promised us the moon. May pretended we weren’t there. No wonder young people backed Labour.
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.
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.