"I know how worried some people are that their children might turn to this ideology – and even seek to travel to Syria or Iraq. So I can announce today we are going to introduce a new scheme to enable parents to apply directly to get their child’s passport canceled to prevent travel," Cameron said in a speech at a school in Birmingham, as quoted by The Guardian.
Cameron’s Monday Birmingham speech sets out his five-year counter-extremism strategy due to be published in full this fall.
Due to the group’s appeal to disaffected young people via intensive propaganda on social networking websites ISIL has recruited thousands of Westerners to join its ranks
According to the latest data from the UK Metropolitan Police, some 700 UK citizens are estimated to have left for Syria to fight alongside jihadists. According to British Intelligence services, the actual figure is likely to be three times higher.