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Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 22nd September 2020.

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Photo of Lee Anderson Lee Anderson Conservative, Ashfield

What steps his Department is taking to help ensure that the public are protected from terrorists.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

All terrorist offenders are subject to specialist multi-agency case management which utilises our network of counter-terrorism specialists. We use tailored interventions to facilitate disengagement and share risk assessment with security partners.

Since the latest terror attacks we have acted swiftly and decisively to review those multi-agency arrangements, and significantly invested in CT capability in the sector.

We have already taken an emergency Act through Parliament to end automatic early release of terrorists and we will introduce tougher sentencing and release measures through the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill.

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