After Streatham attack, Boris Johnson says those already in jail may lose early release option

Prisoners already jailed for terrorism offences could face retrospective changes to their sentences to deny them early release, after a man just freed from jail carried out a knife attack in south London, Boris Johnson has said.

Speaking at the end of a speech mainly concerned with Brexit, the prime minister said the government could go down the potentially legally tricky route of changing release conditions for those already in jail, following two recent incidents involving released Islamist attackers.

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