What is Prevent?
Prevent aims to stop people from being drawn into terrorism. It is part of the government’s counter-terrorism strategy (CONTEST)
Prevent is supported by three specific objectives which can be summarised as
CONTEST has four strands, often known as the four P’s
Protect – strengthen protection against a terrorist attack
Prepare – mitigate the impact of a terrorist atttack
Pursue – stop terrorist attacks
Prevent– stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism