Sikhs

Home Office written question – answered on 7th October 2019.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the (a) research and (b) reports that her Department has commissioned and requested on (i) the Sikh community and (ii) Sikh groups and organisations in each of the last three years.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis The Minister of State, Home Department

The Counter-Extremism Strategy published in 2015 covers all forms of extremism and a key part of that strategy is about building our understanding wider extremism issues, including those affecting the Sikh community.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/counter-extremism-strategy.

Such research cannot routinely be published for security reasons and to ensure we can continue effectively to tackle these forms of extremism.

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