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Warnings over increase in Islamic radicalisation in prisons

The former head of the Counter Terrorism Security Office has told the BBC that Islamic radicalisation in England's prisons is getting worse because of staff shortages.

Chris Phillips worked closely with the Home Office on its counter terrorism strategy.

He says a reduction in the number of prison officers means extremists are not being monitored properly.

Sima Kotecha reports.

  • 07 Apr 2015
  • From the section UK
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