Chris Ship

Deputy Political Editor

Chris is Deputy Political Editor for ITV News. He's based at Westminster and covers politics, government and Parliament. Taking a lead on defence stories, Chris has travelled widely in Afghanistan with politicians and British troops.

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Brits can come home but will be subject to checks

Fighting in Syria started in 2011. Credit: Reuters

Britons fighting in Syria can come home, but the Home Office reserves the right to prove they are telling the truth about being involved in acts of terrorism.

They could be subject to monitoring and a full investigation, including M16 and M16 probes.

One of the most controversial measures announced by David Cameron last week was to take their passports away temporarily and put them on a 'no-fly list.'

But that has not even been discussed in parliament yet and will be subject to legislation.

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