PREVENT is the most controversial branch of the government’s wider counter terrorism strategy, which aims to stop individuals being drawn to terrorism. Since 2015, the PREVENT duty has been imposed as a statutory duty on the public sector, which has led to further resistance to the policy now branded ‘toxic’.

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