UK Terrorism Threat Level - Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:56 pm on 10th November 2020.

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Photo of Lord Singh of Wimbledon Lord Singh of Wimbledon Crossbench 1:56 pm, 10th November 2020

My Lords, the Statement stresses that religion should not be used to justify murder, yet religious texts make frequent allusions to God-sanctioned rights to kill disbelievers. Does the Minister agree that religious leaders should take the lead in saying that references to long-forgotten enmities that provide the warped rationale for religious extremists have no place in today’s different times?