The terrorist threat in the UK remains real. The Government's long-term Counter Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST) aims to reduce the risk from international terrorism, so that people can go about their lives freely and with confidence. CONTEST is organised around four principal work streams:
CONTEST and PREVENT in Wales are co-ordinated by the Wales Extremism and Counter Terrorism Unit (WECTU). WECTU aims to:
WECTU respond to the threats posed by international terrorism and domestic extremism, driven by CONTEST, and supported locally by Gwent Police.