Prevent Peer Review Report

What is Prevent?

Prevent is all about keeping people and communities safe from the threat of terrorism.

It is one of the four strands of the government’s “CONTEST” counter-terrorism strategy; the other strands are Pursue, Protect and Prepare.

Prevent Peer Reviews

The Prevent Peer Review programme is a sector led-improvement model which aims to evaluate Prevent delivery structures and processes in a local authority with a view to developing recommendations for improvement and promoting best practice. The programme has been developed by the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT) to support local authorities deliver the Prevent Duty.

Tower Hamlets is a Prevent Tier 1 priority area and as such receives additional funding from the Home Office to deliver Prevent projects.

Tthe peer review team agreed that Tower Hamlets is delivering Prevent to an extremely high standard. Partnerships are firmly developed, practice is consistently strong, and leaders are aware of challenges.

Read the full Prevent Peer Review report.