Richard Bingley, UKIP’s spokesman on Terrorism said: “The discovery that the Government is considering, under Operation Constrain, using the hard pressed social housing stock to encourage ISIS terrorists to give up their Jihad against our society must be opposed at all levels.

Terrorism is not something that can be bribed out of somebody. If somebody is radicalised enough to wish to kill innocent civilians, then it is the height of irresponsibility to offer them housing at the heart of the very same communities they desire to maim and murder. British officials working on this scheme should take a step back and ask themselves why they joined the security agencies in the first place. Was it to save British lives or wantonly support our destruction? This is a sad scheme designed by officials who, themselves, have crossed a line into extremism and are unable to interpret right from wrong. It’s a tragic week for our country which once led the world in counter-terrorism education. In security terms, we are now the ‘sick man of Europe’. What can we do?

Voters really need to stop nodding back in a Conservative Party which has done more to harm our wonderful country than any outside tyrant could hope to achieve.

The Party of Thatcher and Churchill simply does exist any more. Nor will it ever return. Tory MPs are as soft and incompetent as the officials they direct.

UKIP is the Party of law and order in modern Britain.

Any ISIS supporter returning from the Middle East should be prosecuted and jailed under existing legislation without delay. If existing laws are too weak in areas, which they are, Parliament should urgently pass more effective measures to protect the public. We also need to revoke ECHR obligations immediately (as Theresa May pledged before the 2017 election), and legislate to ban public housing for anybody convicted of terror offences. Only UKIP MPs returned at the next election will achieve this and bring an end to our national self-destruction.

It’s actually difficult to come to terms with the fact that this is being done in our country’s name. I urge any public servants involved in this to find their ethical bearings, to also find courage, and simply say ‘no, I will not be a part of this’.”