The Home Secretary has today written to David Anderson QC after he agreed to provide independent assurance of the internal reviews by MI5 and the police into the recent terror attacks in London and Manchester.
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube have announced the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism. The announcement was made in blogs published on their websites. The Home Secretary has welcomed the news.
Media coverage relating to the Home Office today focuses on the announcements made during the Queen's Speech. There has also been further coverage of funding for the Metropolitan Police and of the Grenfell Fire tower.
Today's Home Office news coverage relates to the terrorist attack in Finsbury Park and the on-going efforts to help those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Police officers were called to Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park, London, at 00:20 this morning, after a van collided with a group pedestrians outside the Muslim Welfare House. One man was pronounced dead at the scene and eight people …
Home Secretary Amber Rudd and German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière met in London on 19 April to exchange expertise on security and the fight against terrorism, and to discuss efforts to tackle the international migration crisis. They reaffirmed their commitment …
Security Minister Ben Wallace has written an opinion article on the Prevent Strategy for Asian Image magazine.
The Home Secretary has today written in the Sunday Telegraph about the need for social media companies to take a more proactive and leading role in tackling the terrorist abuse of their platforms. She adds that we have the best police and …
The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, has written for Police Oracle to thank the police for their bravery and professionalism following the attacks in Westminster. She also pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer who gave his life to keep others safe.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has given the following statement in reaction to the Westminster attack. A fact sheet outlining the government's approach to Counter Terrorism is also contained at the bottom of this post.