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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:46 pm on 22nd June 2020.

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Photo of Gareth Johnson Gareth Johnson Conservative, Dartford 3:46 pm, 22nd June 2020

Yet again, we have a terrorist attack aimed at the wholly innocent. This was an act of pure hatred. Does the Home Secretary agree that it highlights the difficulties that security forces have to contend with when trying to monitor 30,000 to 40,000 individuals who at any stage could decide to attack people? The challenges they face are huge, so we should be swift to support them, rather than swift to judge them.