Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones
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Neville-Jones: 'The threat level rise is justified'

Baroness Neville-Jones, a former chair of the Joint Intelligence Committee, has said a higher UK terror alert level is "justified" and "not something you do for the sake of it".

The threat level is being raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.

  • 29 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
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