Labour calls for judge-led review on strategy for lone attackers

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Exclusive: shadow home secretary writes to Priti Patel offering to put aside party politics and work together

The shadow home secretary is calling on the government to launch a judge-led review into the official strategy for tackling attacks by lone terrorists.

Following the attack in Reading on Saturday, in which three men were stabbed to death, Nick Thomas-Symonds has written to the home secretary, Priti Patel, calling for a review into how a range of public services that could intervene at critical points are functioning. The police determined that the incident in Reading should be treated as a terrorist attack, but with investigators keeping an open mind as to motivation.

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