Community cohesion and hate crime case studies

Examples and case studies from councils on fighting hate crime.


Local government has a key role to play in preventing people from being drawn into terrorism. The new Prevent duty for local authorities contained within the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015, sets out the need for all local authorities and other specified authorities to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”.

This case studies resource shows the different ways in which local government has been responding to the need to tackle extremism in their local areas using a diverse range of avenues and programmes.

Case studies from councils around the country highlighting what they are doing to prevent extremism