David Cameron backs bans on Muslim face veils as Tories plan crackdown on gender segregation
Prime Minister says it is 'proper and sensible' for Muslim women to remove face veils when asked to by public officials
Muslim women can be banned from wearing veils in schools, courts and other British institutions, David Cameron has said.
The Prime Minister said that he will give his backing to public authorities that put in place "proper and sensible" rules to ban women from wearing face veils in comments which will reignite debates.
It comes as the Government prepare to announce a series of measures designed to stop British Muslims becoming radicalised and traveling to the Middle East to join terrorist groups like the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil).
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