Committee questions Minister on roots of radicalisation

02 December 2011

The Commons Home Affairs Committee continues its inquiry into the roots of violent radicalisation.

Purpose of session

The Committee will continue to take evidence on a range of issues in connection with the inquiry, including the evidence base for the Prevent Strategy, which groups and individuals should deliver the Strategy, and the proscription of groups involved in terrorism.


Tuesday 6 December 2011 at 11.00 am
Committee Room 16

11.00 am to 11.45 am 

  • Jamie Bartlett, Demos
  • Professor Peter Neumann, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence
  • Hannah Stuart, Henry Jackson Society

11.45 am to 12.15 pm

  • David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorist Legislation

12.15 pm to 1.00 pm

  • James Brokenshire MP, Minister for Crime and Security, Home Office


Committee Chair Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP said:

“Over the past few months we have heard evidence from a variety of experts and community members on this important subject. This session will give us the opportunity to question the Minister on the Government’s current policy and the evidence we have received.


I am also looking forward to hearing from David Anderson QC on his recent review of Terrorist Legislation.”


Further information

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