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|3 May 2018, 4:18 p.m.||Counter-terrorism: Finance||Nick Thomas-Symonds|
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding was allocated to the Prevent strand of the counter-terrorism strategy in 2016-17.
Answer (Mr Ben Wallace)
This Government is committed to the Prevent programme: Prevent's spend was £37.7 million in 2016-17, and is allocated £45.5 million from 2017-18. Prevent is working and is successful. Prevent has made a significant impact in safeguarding people being drawn into terrorism.