According to a YouGov poll, 56% of the people currently believe that Islam is a danger to Western liberal democracy, a significant rise (10 per cent) from the day after the 2005 bombings in London which left 52 dead.
The poll, carried out on behalf of the Huffington Post, also revealed that 79 per cent of people believe an attack on the same scale as 7/7 is likely in Britain in the near future.
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The July 7 attack, which took a place a decade ago, saw bombs placed on a bus at Tavistock Square and on Tube trains at Edgware Road, Russell Square and Aldgate.
Recent concerns from experts say more extremists than ever now want to carry out an attack on the London Underground.
Independent reviewer of terrorism legislation at the time of 7/7, Lib Dem peer Lord Carlile said, “I believe the emergence of Islamic State (ISIS) has brought about a completely new threat to British civilization.”
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37% people voted in favour of having a country made up of different groups which would make it a better place to live while 38% said that it made it worse.
According to the 2005 survey, 62% of Brits believed multiculturalism made the country a better place.
This article originally appeared on Express UK
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