Counter-extremism Contents


Terms of reference


1 Introduction

Background to our inquiry

2 The Legal Framework

Relevant offences

Applicable Human Rights standards

Additional legal considerations in the education sphere

3 The Prevent Strategy and Duty


Right wing extremism and xenophobia

An independent review of the Prevent Strategy?

The operation of the Prevent Duty in Schools

The operation of the Prevent Duty in universities

Out of school settings

4 The proposed Counter-Extremism and Safeguarding Bill


A problem of definition?

How necessary are new laws on extremism?

Combating extremism by way of civil orders

Conclusions and recommendations

Declaration of Lords Interests

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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21 July 2016