Prevent strategy

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Extremists using online gaming and Covid conspiracies to recruit youngsters
Right wing poses twice the threat of radicalisation than Islamic extremists according to government

Richard Adams and Sally Weale

19, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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More Prevent referrals linked to far-right extremism than Islamist
Total referrals to counter-terrorism scheme down 22% in 2020-21, possibly due to school closures

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Ministers seek to fast-track review of deradicalisation schemes
Whitehall sources hope inquiry into Prevent and Channel will be ‘published as quickly as possible’

Dan Sabbagh and Vikram Dodd

18, Oct, 2021 @8:33 PM

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Tory MP says people using term ‘white privilege’ should be reported as extremists
Jonathan Gullis also urges ‘sacking’ of teachers who criticise Conservative party in classroom

Harry Taylor

09, Oct, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Extreme views and conspiracism rising among England’s pupils, research finds
Teachers warn ideologies will fester if they are not equipped with training and resources to tackle them

Rachel Hall

07, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Up to 70% of people referred to Prevent may have mental health issues
Exclusive: increasing numbers of children also being radicalised by far-right groups, say police

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

09, Aug, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Boy, 11, referred to Prevent for wanting to give ‘alms to the oppressed’
Teachers contact counter-radicalisation programme after mistakenly believing he said ‘arms’

Diane Taylor

27, Jun, 2021 @2:35 PM

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At least 16 members of UK military referred to anti-extremism scheme
Exclusive: majority of Prevent investigations due to concerns about far-right activity, figures reveal

Ben Quinn

31, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Vulnerability support service adheres to all ethical and clinical standards | Letter
Letter: Nik Adams and Nicki Fowler on the partnership service between NHS forensic mental health teams and policing

Letters

28, May, 2021 @11:18 AM

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Mental health tests in the presence of counter-terror units ‘unethical’, says charity
Extremism suspects are being evaluated by health professionals alongside counter-terror police

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

18, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Hundreds of Islamic groups boycott Prevent review over choice of chair
Exclusive: choice of William Shawcross to head anti-radicalisation scheme review criticised owing to past remarks about Islam

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

17, Mar, 2021 @12:09 PM

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I want to hear the case for and against Prevent | Letter
Letter: I approach this review in a spirit of collaboration, writes William Shawcross

Letters

03, Mar, 2021 @5:49 PM

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