Keith Vaz, the Labour chair of the Home Affairs Committee, also said anti-terror legislation ought to be reviewed.
He said: “It is deeply worrying to see the extent of his activities. While congratulating the police in bringing this case to a successful conclusion we now need to look again at the law to ensure that it allows no gaps that permit preachers of hate to undertake their activities under the cloak of freedom of speech exercised in a democracy.
“In future we need to show zero tolerance to those who act and behave in this way.”
Being a nutter isn’t and shouldn’t be a crime. Even being a vicious nutter who hates our way of life is not and should not be a crime.
Pledging allegiance to a terrorist group, which is what he got done for, that is and perhaps it should be.
But what is the change in law that you want to put forward? And how is it going to be drafted to that it catches him and those like him but doesn’t lock up all those who call for the violent overthrow of the bourgeoisie?