London Attacks

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:45 pm on 23rd March 2017.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 10:45 pm, 23rd March 2017

The right hon. Gentleman is right. As he knows from his experience, our counter-terrorism strategy does indeed embody those four pillars, including the pillar of prevent. The action that is taken to prevent terrorism, violent extremism and extremism will come in many forms, but it is important that individual within communities feel that they are able to give information when they are concerned about somebody within their community, or perhaps within their family, and what is happening to them. It is important that there are those opportunities for them. There will be a variety of means—some through policing and some through other opportunities—where people can go and give such information, not just only for the protection of us all but often to the benefit of the individual concerned.