Conservative conference: May unveils extremist ban powers
New powers to ban extremist groups and curb the activities of "harmful" individuals would be sought by a future Conservative government, Theresa May has said.
The home secretary told her party's conference that its 2015 election manifesto would include banning orders and "extreme disruption" orders, as well as powers to limit people from speaking at public events and using social media.
But the new strategy has been criticised by some senior Conservatives who warn that the measures could undermine fundamental human rights.
Mark Easton reports.
01 Oct 2014
- From the section UK Politics