On the 21st of September Ghaffar Hussain, Quilliam’s Director of Training and Consultancy spoke at the Public Policy Exchange’s event titled: “The New Prevent Strategy: Strengthening the Framework to Fight Home-Grown Extremism in the UK” The event analysed the Government’s Prevent strategy examining key themes and its potential impact. Ghaffar discussed ways to prevent extremism and what further initiatives the government could take in the strategy. He talked about the importance of empowering civil activists to tackle extremism on a more grassroots level, recognising the developing characteristics of a person vulnerable to extremism and stressed that school’s should not shy away from discussing topics with school children that extremists can easily exploit. The event was followed by a Q&A session.