Home Office written question – answered on 5th February 2019.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the causes of radicalisation of lone-actors in relation to extreme right-wing terrorism in the UK.

Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

There is no single pathway to radicalisation for Islamist inspired, far-right, or any other form of terrorism, and our radicalisation model applies to all forms of terrorism.

People become radicalised when background factors, together with radicalising influences combine during a period in a person’s life where there is an ideological opening and, crucially, where there is a lack of protective factors.

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