Sir Bernard said police had come “within days” of foiling terror attacks on British soil and had tackled five plots in the last four months.
He told LBC: “In terms of plots over this last four months really it’s probably five. And we’ve arrested I think it’s about 35 people.
“Have we got enough resources? Well we’ve asked the Government for more help. We talked right at the beginning about the fact we are losing money but in this areas we’ve got to invest.