In recent months we have all witnessed a stark reminder of the threat which terrorism poses to our country. It is the duty of the Government to protect our country from such threats which is why the Government have passed emergency legislation to end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders.

Acting swiftly the Government have now ensured that terrorists cannot be released without serving a minimum of two-thirds of their sentence, such measures ensure that those who wish to harm our country will be kept off our streets, keeping our communities safer.