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I warned about this years ago. Now ministers admit I was right
by Melanie Phillips
Now they tell us. Ministers have finally admitted what I revealed in my book, Londonistan, back in 2006 and have written many times since then – that, incredible as it may seem, hundreds of thousands of pounds of public money that was supposed to be spent on countering Islamic extremism has gone to groups or individuals actually promoting Islamic extremism.
Paralysed by political correctness, the previous Labour government, the intelligence agencies, police, universities and other institutions decided to try to promote 'moderate' Muslim groups to tackle the extremists.
As a result of refusing to listen to the many warnings that such a policy would not work because of doubts about how 'moderate' these groups actually were, they got it terribly wrong.
Here are just a few of the extremist Islamist groups the Government has been funding:
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