JOINT

Prevent strategy and the Counter Extremism Bill examined

16 March 2016

The Joint Committee on Human Rights examines the Government's Counter Extremism Strategy, as a part of the Committee's legislative scrutiny of the Counter Extremism Bill for it's human rights compliance.

Witnesses

Wednesday 16 March 2016, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 3.15pm

  • Sir Peter Fahy QPM, Former Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police
  • Mr Barath Ganesh, Research Officer, Faith Matters
  • Sara Khan, Co-Director, Inspire
  • Professor Julian Rivers, Professor of Jurisprudence, Bristol University

Purpose of session

Issues to be covered include:

  • Prevent Strategy
  • Counter Extremism Strategy
  • The Government’s proposed Counter Extremism Bill

Background

Useful briefings:

Further information

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