Rishi Sunak pledges crackdown on Islamist extremism : The Tribune India

Rishi Sunak pledges crackdown on Islamist extremism

Rishi Sunak pledges crackdown on Islamist extremism

Rishi Sunak



London, August 3

UK PM candidate Rishi Sunak pledged a crackdown on Islamist extremism, the UK’s most “significant terror threat”, with a widened government definition of extremism and strengthening existing terrorism legislation.

Sunak, who is seen closing the gap with opponent Foreign Secretary Liz Truss in the race, vowed to weed out organisations that promote extremism and refocus the “failing” Prevent programme, a government tool intended to tackle Islamist extremism. The Ready4Rishi team released details of what has been dubbed as “ambitious plans” to tackle Islamist extremism. — PTI

Voting delayed

The voting process for the next British PM — to be elected by Conservative Party members between former Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss — has been delayed after an alert from the country’s spies that cyber hackers could change members’ ballots

It’s a priority

There is no more important duty for a PM than keeping our country and our people safe. Rishi Sunak, UK PM candidate

#England #rishi sunak

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