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17 Mar 2021

Muslim groups boycott Prevent review over Shawcross role

Home Affairs Correspondent

Hundreds of Muslim groups are boycotting the review of the government’s anti-radicalisation ‘Prevent’ scheme, over concerns about its chairman William Shawcross, who’s been criticised over previous remarks he made about Islam.

Mr Shawcross has insisted he is approaching the review “in a spirit of collaboration”.