The French are simply miles ahead of the UK's piss poor attempts at deradicalisation and combating Islamic jihadism at the grass roots. Our not-fit-for-purpose civil service is quite simply incapable of reacting in the right way, and our civil servants lack the skills, tools and imagination to be in the least way effective. Their failure is gross and culpable. The fish rots from the head - and it is the egregious Mr Jeremy Heywood who must carry the can for the utter incompetence of the UK's response.
This is what the French civil service is doing:-
This is what our own cretins are up to:-
This is a consultation on draft guidance, to be issued under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill, for specified authorities to have due regard to the need to prevent people being drawn into terrorism. Closing date: 30th January 2015.
Should we not seriously consider ditching Heywood and his Bullingdon chums and simply ask the Kermits to take over this aspect of government duty?