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New Standards and Compliance Unit launched - An update by Robin Simcox

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Commissioner for Countering Extremism, Robin Simcox shares his thoughts on the launch of the Standards and Compliance Unit (StaCU). Just over a year after the publication of the Independent Review of Prevent (IRP), I am delighted to announce the launch …

Commissioner Robin Simcox visits Birmingham to meet counterterrorism and counter-extremism professionals

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Robin Simcox, the Commissioner for Countering Extremism, this week visited Birmingham to meet those who are tackling extremism and learn more about specific local challenges. Robin met the Prevent team at Birmingham City Council, Prevent Leads and Co-ordinators within West …

The CCE hosts international conference focused on extremism across Europe

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Earlier this month, the Commission for Countering Extremism (CCE) hosted a conference on counterterrorism and counter-extremism threats facing Europe. The keynote speech was delivered by the Home Secretary, Rt Hon. Suella Braverman KC MP, who discussed the recent publication of …

Commissioner for Countering Extremism on the Independent Review of Prevent

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The Independent Review of Prevent, written by William Shawcross, is a vital contribution to the nation’s ongoing attempts to combat extremism and terrorism. Prevent aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. The recommendations arising from the Independent Review …

The Commission for Countering Extremism hosts conference focused on tackling extremism in our communities

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Last week, the Commission for Countering Extremism hosted its second conference of the year, convening experts from across academia, government and law enforcement. The subject under discussion was how best to tackle extremism in our communities. Speeches for the event …

Commissioner Robin Simcox visits Wales to meet the Welsh Government and leading counter-extremism academics and professionals

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Engagement is a key element of the CCE’s work, helping us develop a broad understanding of the overall impact and threat of extremism. As part of this ongoing effort, the Commissioner for Countering Extremism, Robin Simcox, travelled to Wales recently …

Robin Simcox appointed as Commissioner for Countering Extremism

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Robin Simcox has been appointed as the substantive Commissioner for Countering Extremism.  Robin reflects on the achievements of the CCE during his time as Interim Commissioner and looks forward to the future. Our remit at the Commission for Countering Extremism …

Commission for Countering Extremism hosts inaugural conference

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The Commission for Countering Extremism hosted its first conference last week, bringing together academics, policy-makers, and operational and regulatory partners to discuss ‘Extremism in the UK: What does it look like and how should we respond?’ Robin Simcox, Interim Commissioner …