29 May 2017

MI5 review procedures for dealing with warnings after Manchester attack

Data Correspondent and Presenter

MI5 is carrying out a review of its procedures after concerns over security and reported intelligence blunders surrounding the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi.

In the campaign against terrorism it is one of the most difficult questions: when do the authorities act on the flood of information about potential extremists. We now know that members of the public warned the police three times about Salman Abedi’s views.