Terrorism: Surveillance

Home Office written question – answered on 26th June 2020.

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Photo of Andrew Bowie Andrew Bowie Conservative, West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

To ask the Secretary of State for Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of full surveillance of a convicted terrorist after release from prison.

Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire The Minister of State, Home Department

For security reasons we do not disclose the breakdown of counter-terrorism police funding for specific capabilities.

The Government is committed to supporting our superb police, security and intelligence agencies, who work round the clock to keep us safe.

That is why the Government increased resources to the intelligence community in the 2015 Spending Review. By 2021, the security and intelligence agencies will have invested an additional £2.5bn in their capability to deliver against national security priorities.

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