Head of Counter Terrorism Policing calls for public's help to tackle far right extremism

19 September 2019

The Head of Counter Terrorism Policing has called upon the public to help tackle right wing extremism by seeking help for those vulnerable to radicalisation.

The appeal comes after Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu warned about the significant growth of Right Wing Terrorism in the UK, revealing that nearly a third of terrorist attacks foiled since 2017 were linked to the ideology.

Police and security services have foiled 22 terror attacks since March 2017, with seven relating to Right Wing Terrorism.

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