Speeches

Staying Ahead of the Threat

James Brokenshire has underlined that despite the security success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the UK cannot afford to “take its eye off the ball” in the fight against terrorism.  In a keynote speech at the Royal United Services Institute the Security Minister set out some of the key challenges for combatting terrorism after the Games and how the UK was responding to an evolving threat picture.

Conference Youth Crime Debate

James Brokenshire has underlined the need for early intervention and for local agencies to work together more closely to break youth offending during this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.  The Home Office Minister also stressed the need to recognise the positive contribution made by young people and to ensure that they were involved in the formation of local crime prevention and community safety plans.