Prevent scheme: Anti-terror referrals for 2,000 children

Thousands of children and teenagers were referred to the government’s anti-terror programme in England and Wales last year, Home Office figures show.

The Prevent programme aims to stop people being drawn into terrorism.

There were 7,631 referrals in 2015-16, a quarter of which were of under-15s, but only 381 required specialist help.

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