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Students: Radicalism

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to paragraph 9.22 of the UK Strategy for Countering International Terrorism, Cm 7457, what the highest priority establishments are which his Department is targeting to reduce the risk of radicalisation on campus. (286115)

This Department prioritises support to Higher Education Institutions in local authority areas which receive specific Prevent funding to ensure that these institutions are fully linked up to local police and Prevent partnerships that already exist in these areas. Further targeted support with individual institutions will begin in the new academic year.