Preventing terror: the perspective of two councils

By Dan Peters | 09 May 2018

Luton LBC

If you ‘Google’ Luton, the search engine throws up results featuring the airport, the football club and the Vauxhall car plant.

You would have got a very different selection of pages a few years ago. Luton was previously labelled a ‘terror town’ by the tabloids, having been the birthplace of far-right English Defence League (EDL), with links to the IRA, and the location of protests led by ISIS-supporting hate preacher Anjem Choudary.

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