As the English Defence League and British National Party tragically seek to exploit the hideous murder of Lee Rigby last week by congregating in many different locations across the country today, I am proud to have been one of the 33,000-plus people to have signed a Hope Not Hate organised open letter that was published in… Read More Proud to be British, Proud to be One of the Many…!
A revised version of my blog article, Theresa May and Coalition Government accused of ‘complacency’ over re-hashing failed New Labour policies has now been published on the MCB’s Soundings web-page as part of its PREVENT 2011: towards informed responses feature. You can view the revised version, Against Complacency, by clicking here. As well as my… Read More Against Complacency: new article on the MCB’s Soundings
Following on from the blog post, I have given interviews to BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio WM and BBC1’s ‘Midlands Today’ programme. Just in case you are interested in seeing some more of this, you can do so by following the links below: Live interview with Shelagh Fogarty & Phil Mackie broadcast on BBC… Read More Additional: Media responses to Theresa May’s comments about ‘complacency’
The Home Secretary, Theresa May, today pre-empted the publication of the revised Prevent strategy by criticising universities for their apparent “complacency” in tackling radicalisation and Islamic extremism on campus. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, May said: “I think for too long there’s been complacency around universities. I don’t think they have been sufficiently… Read More Theresa May and Coalition Government accused of ‘complacency’ over re-hashing failed New Labour policies