The biometrics of a small number of individuals who potentially pose a threat to national security have been deleted from biometric databases as the retention period expired before a National Security Determination (NSD) could be submitted for approval.
Statistics from the Home Office on the number of firearms officers show that forces have reduced their number of firearms officers in recent years by working more colloboratively but numbers are now being increased in response to the escalating terrorist threat.
Today (April 21) I had the privilege of opening the Home Affairs Select Committee annual conference at Homerton College Cambridge. In the audience were some of the most senior people working in government and public agencies - both in the UK and from overseas.
A new initiative launched today aims to get staff based in busy areas across the UK to play a part in protecting against attacks - and show them what to do in the rare event of a major incident unfolding.
Female counter terrorism police officers and staff across England and Wales have today (8th March) joined together in an online film to pledge their support for International Women's Day and reaffirm their commitment to protecting women and girls from the threat of radicalisation.