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Police call on public to help tackle “increasingly complex and varied” terrorist threat

The UK’s most senior counter-terrorism officer, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, has formally launched the new ‘Action Counters Terrorism’ (‘ACT’) campaign, designed to urge members of the public to report any suspicious activity to the police service....
Posted On 07 Mar 2017
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Joining Forces

The Conservative Party has unveiled bold plans to invest a substantial £5 million in building a national network of grassroots organisations that will challenge all forms of extremist ideology. In fact, the announcement was made immediately prior to publication of t...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: determined to fight extremist ideologies
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UK Government devotes £5 million fund towards building “national coalition against extremism”

The UK Government has announced plans to invest £5 million this year in building a national network of grassroots organisations that will challenge all forms of extremist ideology. Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement was made on the eve of the publication of the...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
Downing Street was the venue for National Security Council discussions on a proposed Counter-Extremism Bill
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Plans for Counter-Extremism Bill discussed at inaugural meeting of new National Security Council

Plans for a new Counter-Extremism Bill topped the agenda at yesterday’s first meeting of the new National Security Council (NSC), chaired by Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street. Putting British values at the heart of the new Government’s approach to tackling...
Posted On 14 May 2015