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Number of terror arrests surges

379 arrests in the year ending June 2017, big increase.

by Westmonster
September 14, 2017

New figures out from the Home Office have shown that the number of terror arrests has surged by almost 70%.

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The year to June saw 379 arrests, compared to 226 in the same period the year before.

This big surge in the numbers being held over terrorism-related offences once again exposes just how big the danger Britain now faces is.

Radical Islamic terrorism represents a massively increasing threat that the government must deal with by properly funding both the police and intelligence agencies.