Prevent is one part of the United Kingdom’s counter-terrorism strategy (CONTEST) and aims to stop people from being exposed to extreme ideologies, or becoming involved in or supporting terrorist activity. It is an approach that involves many agencies and communities, to safeguard people who may be at risk of radicalisation.
The Prevent strategy covers all types of extremism both domestic violent and non-violent extremism, including the extreme right wing, Islamist militantism and other causes.
Service specific criteria:
Under section 7e – please explain here if you have concerns that the child/young person or adult have possible radicalisation to extremist groups – ideology / membership / action (as well as social media engagement).
Email address: email@example.com
Telephone number: Regional Police Prevent Team 01179 455 536
Email address: LMacready@somerset.gov.uk
Telephone number: Lucy Macready (Prevent Lead) 07887955440