Posts in the category of: Extremism

What is the Government doing to stop publication of extremist material on social media?

by Liam Byrne | 07.07.17 | in: Extremism

I submitted the following question to the Home Office asking for details of Government plans to stop the spread of extremist material through social media: “To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans her Department has to introduce legislation on technology companies preventing the publication of extremist material.” I received the following […]

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How many convicted terrorists are scheduled for release from British Prisons?

by Liam Byrne | 07.07.17 | in: Extremism

I submitted the following question to the Ministry of Justice asking for details of the number of individuals convicted of terror-related offences due for release from UK prisons: “To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners in UK jails were convicted of offences under the Terrorism Act 2000; and how many of those […]

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New laws needed to end social media broadcast of evil

by Liam Byrne | 01.04.17 | in: Extremism

I’ve called on the Home Secretary Amber Rudd to propose new laws aimed at stopping social media companies conniving in extremists’ broadcast of evil. I proposed to the Home Secretary, who is meeting with social media companies, a set of ‘best in class’ changes based on ideas debated in the US, Germany and Ireland. Changes […]

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