Terror Threat to London

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-07-15
Session date: 
July 15, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2202
Question By: 
Tony Arbour
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Reports have suggested that a far greater number of individuals have travelled to Syria than was previously estimated. What is the Metropolitan Police Service's current estimate of the number of individuals from London who have travelled to Syria and have since returned?

Answer

Answer for Terror Threat to London

Answer for Terror Threat to London

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Government estimate that around 700 people have travelled to Syria & Iraq from Britain to be involved in some form of terrorist-related activity and around half of these have returned.