Labour: David Cameron must look at control orders for UK Islamic extremists

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has said the Government should take action to stop young Britons being drawn to extremist ideology, with tougher measures to prevent would-be jihadis travelling to join Islamic State (IS) fighters in Iraq and Syria.

Ms Cooper suggested a mandatory programme of de-radicalisation for those involved on the fringes with IS and called for ministers to revisit the decision to scrap the control orders regime for terror suspects.

Her comments came as David Cameron prepared to set out the steps he would take to tackle the threat posed by IS extremists after experts warned that a terror attack on the UK was “highly likely”…

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