Countering terror locally

By Mark Conrad | 20 June 2018

It is an oft-overlooked part of local authorities’ remit, but a recent flurry of Whitehall activity briefly thrust vital sub-national counter-terror strategies to the centre of the UK’s policy agenda.

Given Brexit wrangles and the 70th anniversary of the NHS, the window of opportunity in which to focus on councils’ anti-terror – or, more accurately, anti-radicalisation – work will be short.

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