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TOUGH ON TERROR? Only 1 in ever 2,000 Muslim terror suspects in the UK are under police surveillance

JUST one extremist in Britain is under curfew despite there being more than 2,000 terror suspects in the UK, it has been revealed.

The Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures, known as T-Pims, is used by the police and MI5 to keep surveillance on terror suspects who are yet to be deported.

But, as of May this year, the security system is only being used to track one terror suspect, according to a statement handed to Parliament just before the summer recess.

British judges have been accused of watering down T-Pims conditions, meaning forces are reluctant to fritter thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money in legal fees in order to use the system on suspects.

Critics have now called for the rules to be strengthened amid terror fears in the UK.


Independent reviewer of terror legislation Lord Carlile said: “It is surprising and worrying that we are down to just one T-Pim given the situation appertaining all over Europe.

“We know that there is a severe risk of terror attack. I hope that the Government is examining the possibility of increasing the use of T-Pims or toughening them up.

“It is absolutely essential that the authorities should have the powers they need. The events in Normandy, Nice and Germany must


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