The Hamas support network in the UK is entrenched. But the wider network is also comprised of those who – wittingly or unwittingly – bolster Hamas’s narratives by framing their acts as merely ‘resistance’.
Politicians urge zero tolerance – but there’s a gap between law and enforcement. If the Met can arrest 155 anti-lockdown protestors, why can’t it do the same to pro-Hamas ringleaders?
We need action. And we need ministers who understand how to exercise power. They need to use that power to take decisions and make sure they are implemented.
Ironically enough, Nandy neglected to mention that she herself had said in 2021 that she was “appalled” that a hotel in her constituency was being used to accommodate asylum-seekers,
Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.
In government under Cameron, Francis Maude and his SpAds helped to make a difference. Time to call in Baroness Finn to hold a review.
His long career evinces both a real understanding of issues such as antisemitism and a philospher’s willingness to change his mind.
The rising proportion of foreign children is eating away at the latter’s backing among the upper-to-better-off-middle class.
The Prime Minister himself has led from the front on confronting Islamist extremism – not merely Islamist terrorism.
We scratch and scrabble around looking for solutions to the challenge. But this is the key.