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David Cameron sets out five-year plan to combat extremism

David Cameron has set out a five-year plan to combat home-grown extremism, promising to tackle the "failures of integration" that has left some young Britons attracted to Islamic State and other fundamentalist causes. Speaking in Birmingham, the Prime Minister announced measures including:

A new Extremism Bill which will contain "narrowly-targeted" powers to target extremist "facilitators and cult leaders" whose aim is to "groom young people and brainwash their minds.

The introduction of a scheme to enable parents to apply to have their children's passports removed if they suspect them of planning to travel abroad to join a radical group.

Tackling sectarian and communal segregation in schools.

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