The Home Secretary says that Russia doesn’t extradite its citizens, but the Salisbury criminals will be caught and tried if they leave their native land.
Much of the establishment now accepts that Islamist ideology must be named and challenged. But this view doesn’t seem to be held by the new DPP.
We suspect that they are alarmed by the prospect of the legal and publicity circus that a trial here might well bring with it.
The twenty-first century Division will have more strings to its bow than simply armoured vehicles, strike brigades, and air assault capabilities.
“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.
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
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.
It’s one thing to recognise the long-term threats posed by states such as Russia, quite another to meet them.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
The Deputy Prime Minister on terror at Parsons Green and Johnson’s article on Brexit and negotiation.
Alistair Burt’s remarks while visiting our country represented a significant adjustment of the British approach to combatting terrorism.
When I worked in Number Ten, the people who grasped most clearly this ideology’s threat were my Muslim co-workers.
After negotiations with the rest of the EU have been completed, the final agreement must be brought back to Parliament.