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The former Faith and Communities Minister insisted there was no need for the Government to re-examine how they monitor the 23,000 potential terror suspects.
Instead, she opted for a re-assessment of the Prevent strategy which she claims has been criticised by a number of high-profile politicians and leaders.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi said she had no concerns on Britain's anti-terrorist strategy
She [Theresa May] talks as if she hasn’t been in charge of the Home Office for the last few years
BBC Newsnight host Evan Davis asked the Peer whether she was “happy” for the Government to “close down" on jihadists who may know of potential suspects.
In response, the 46-year-old said: “We have around 20,000 to 23,000 who are people of interest.
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"And I have no concerns whatsoever, if we look again as to how we make sure we are watching these people, even when looking at the TPims regime – the successor to the control orders to see whether we can use them in a different way – to see if we can change the conditions of the TPims.
“The concern I have is in relation to the Prevent strategy… it is time for a review of Prevent.”
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The terror prevention and investigation measures (Tpims) which replaced counter-terror control orders, can include a range of measures including enforced curfews of up to 10 hours, tagging, requiring a person to live up to 200 miles from their current address and restrictions on overseas travel.
Her comments come days after Theresa May announced her plans to review Britain’s anti-terrorist strategy.
Mrs May claimed there had been “far too much tolerance of extremism” in the UK as defeating Islamism is "one of the great challenges of our time".
Labour MP Chuka Umunna claimed neighbourhood policing should be utilised now more than ever as it has been a valid source of terror intelligence over the last few years.
Theresa May has faced a wrath of criticism for her time as Home Secretary
Baroness Warsi made her comments in front of Chuka Umunna on Newsnight
But keen to slap down Mrs May’s speech in the week of the terror attack near London Bridge, Mr Umunna said: “She talks as if she hasn’t been in charge of the Home Office for the last few years.”
The comments come days after seven people were killed and 48 were left injured in the attack near London Bridge.