Government accepts Prevent strategy criticism

By Mark Conrad | 16 August 2017

The Home Office has praised a report that criticised public bodies’ failure to thwart the radicalisation of vulnerable youngsters before they turned to terrorism.

Whitehall officials accepted criticisms of the cross-departmental Prevent strategy – aimed at stopping people from being drawn into terrorism – that were contained in a recent serious case review (SCR) by Brighton and Hove’s local safeguarding children’s board.

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