The threat of a terrorist attack in the UK from groups motivated by Far Right extremist ideologies is currently assessed as being LOW (i.e. that an attack is unlikely). The threat from Lone Actors motivated by any ideology is harder to
The threat posed by Far Right extremists is assessed by the Police and Security Service as part of the same process as that from all other forms of extremism (including Islamism) and is managed according to the threat that it is deemed
The National Domestic Extremism and Disorder Intelligence Unit (NDEDIU), managed by the Metropolitan Police on behalf of all forces, lead on the development of the national intelligence picture on all forms of domestic
extremism including the Far Right and works closely with the national Police Counter-Terrorism Network.
The Government’s Prevent strategy to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism, addresses all form of extremism, including far right extremism. The Channel programme, a key part of the Prevent strategy, provides
support to those identified at risk of being drawn into terrorism. Since national rollout in April 2012, there have been over 2000 referrals to Channel; hundreds of individuals have been offered support. A proportion of those offered support were referred for far right concerns.