Theresa May has warned that there has been "far too much tolerance of extremism" in the UK and, promised to step up the fight against Islamist terrorism after the London Bridge attack, saying "enough is enough".

The prime minister set out plans to crack down on extremism after chairing a meeting of the Cobra committee following the attack in the centre of the capital in which seven people were killed by three attackers.

The statement's content has concerned senior Labour figures who believe it is a breach of a cross-party agreement to put aside political campaigning and is insensitive to people only just discovering that they have lost loved ones.

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