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Prevent Oversight Board

Question for Home Office

UIN HL12415, tabled on 18 December 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the dates of each meeting of the Prevent Oversight Board since its inception; and at each meeting, how many of those in attendance were (1) of black, Asian, and minority ethnic ethnicity, (2) of the Muslim faith, and (3) government ministers.

Answered on

4 January 2019

The Prevent Oversight Board was established, following the 2011 review of Prevent, as a non-executive board. The board is currently chaired by the Home Secretary. Since 2012 the board has met 7 times, most recently in November 2018.

The current membership of the Board includes the Home Office, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Department for Education, Department of Health and Social Care, Ministry of Justice, Cabinet Office, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Department of Culture Media and Sport, Ministry of Defence Welsh Assembly, Scottish Government and the Police. The Prevent Oversight Board also includes a number of independent members.

The Home Office does not capture the faith or ethnicity of Prevent Oversight Board attendees.

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