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New laws to prevent people with extremist views and backgrounds from working with young people will be included in this week's Queen's speech as part of a legislative programme aimed at revitalising David Cameron's premiership after the 23 June EU referendum.

A counter-extremism bill is also expected to contain new powers to ban "extremist" organisations, gag individuals and empower councils to shut premises used to "promote hatred".

Among other measures expected to be in the bill are plans to ban radical preachers from posting material online and powers to allow the media watchdog Ofcom to block broadcasts of "unacceptable extremist material".


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