William Shawcross, the author of a controversial review of Britain’s counter-terrorism strategy, claims the public have been left “at risk” because many of his key recommendations have been ignored by the Home Office, reports The Guardian.
A 37-year-old interfaith charity has said it is preparing for “imminent closure” as levelling up secretary Michael Gove considers withdrawing funding over concerns regarding one of its trustees, a former deputy secretary general of MCB, reports Civil Society.
Police in England and Wales failed to record the race statistics for Prevent of nearly two-thirds of people referred, despite questions over whether Prevent discriminates against minority ethnic groups.
The Office for Students’ proposals for an independent complaints process with regards to free speech exposes the deep contradiction between the government’s ostensible commitment to free speech and Prevent, writes Prof. John Holmwood for the Council for the Defence of British Universities.
Prevent data is being secretly sent to airports, ports and immigration services, as well as officials at the Home Office and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the Observer has revealed.
The latest Prevent statistics direct us to an answer that lies in following long-held practices that preserve trust and will allow better access to public services while restoring it to its rightful role.
The Waltham Forest Liberal Democrats recently held an event examining the Prevent duty, where experts from Prevent Watch taught us these 5 things.
The UK has become the victim of a series of dangerous assaults on the rule of law, writes Irina von Wiese, Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament, and the starting point was arguably Prevent.
This blog deals with the harmful aspects of Prevent to which Shawcross admits when he describes it as “a state-run scheme to counter specific ideas, attitudes, and non-criminal behaviours”.
CCE chief Robin Simcox should not be regarded as a neutral arbiter of extremism, but rather as a partisan figure within the landscape over which he has been appointed to cast scrutiny.