Agenda item - Prevent (preventing terrorism and extremism)

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Agenda item

Prevent (preventing terrorism and extremism)

Report of the Executive Director Housing, Neighbourhoods & Communities.

Decision:

RESOLVED – that Committee:

 

1.    Notes the requirements of the Prevent Duty, the actions required by partners to achieve compliance and role of the Prevent Board.

 

2.    Notes that the City is identified as a Prevent Priority Area and within this context concerted partnership actions are required to reduce risks and community tensions, especially following critical incidents.

Minutes:

75.1    The Committee considered a report of the Executive Director for Housing, Neighbourhoods & Communities which sought to update Members on the legislative, policy context, risks nationally and locally and actions to manage risks and achieve compliance with the Counter Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019. The report was provided by the Prevent Coordinator.

 

75.2    Councillors thanked officers for bringing this report to committee and noted its importance.

 

75.3    Stephanie Prior enquired if people, in general, were doing enough to address this issue.

 

75.4    The Prevent Co-ordinator stated that there were real issues of discrimination which could play into the hands of those wanting to recruit vulnerable individuals and that it was important to provide platforms and opportunities to deal with this.

 

75.5      RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the requirements of the Prevent Duty, the actions required by partners to achieve compliance and role of the Prevent Board be noted; and

 

2.    That it be noted that the City is identified as a Prevent Priority Area and within this context concerted partnership actions are required to reduce risks and community tensions, especially following critical incidents.

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