Terrorism in the UK more than triples in five years with 10 per cent of offenders coming from just five wards in Birmingham, survey reveals
- Tenth of Britain’s Islamist terrorists come from five council wards in Birmingham
- Study found London and Birmingham individuals are dominant among offenders
- Between 1998-2015 beheadings and stabbings increased from 4% to 44%
A major new study has revealed terror attacks in the UK have more than tripled in the last five years.
The shocking report also reveals that Islamist-related offences have doubled in the last five years, while the rate of beheadings and stabbings has increased eleven-fold.
London and Birmingham have been identified as housing the most offenders, with East London home to half of London-based offenders (22 per cent overall), the most common boroughs being Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest.