Shawcross’s Prevent review shows inadequacies of the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy, says the Counter Extremism Group

CEG welcomes William Shawcross’s review providing clear, practical solutions to refocus Prevent and tackle the growth of extremist ideologies in the UK. London, UK – 8 February 2023 – Today, the Counter Extremism Group (CEG), a UK-based think tank that challenges extremist ideologies, welcomes and supports William Shawcross’s review of the UK Government’s counter-terrorism Prevent strategy following its publication. In his review, the former Chair of the Charity Commission, William Shawcross, who was also a Special Representative on the UK victims of Qadhafi-sponsored IRA terrorism, recognises the vital importance of Prevent in countering terrorism in the UK, yet offers clear recommendations for Prevent...

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