Islamist extremists in prison ‘revolving door’ as numbers soar

New research shows the number of convictions for Muslim extremism has rocketed amid fears of radicalisation inside Britain’s jails

Increasing numbers of Islamist terrorists are being released from jail to commit repeat offences as Britain witnesses a new “revolving door” of extremists, experts have warned.

Terrorism convictions have nearly doubled in the last four years compared with rates seen in the previous decade, according to research by a prominent think-tank.