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 Criteria to include in the EHA:
The below information is required in addition to the information already requested in the EHA.
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).
Use the drop-down menu to select “Prevent”
Email address: email@example.com
Contact number: Regional Police Prevent Team 01179 455 536
Email address: LMacready@somerset.gov.uk
Contact number: Lucy Macready (Prevent Lead) 07887955440