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443036
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-06more like thismore than 2016-01-06
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Radicalism more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Government's Counter-Extremism Strategy, published in October 2015, what constitutes non-violent extremism. more like this
tabling member constituency Aldershot more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Gerald Howarth more like this
uin 21384 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
answer text <p>The Government definition of extremism is 'vocal or active opposition to our fundamental values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and the mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.' We have been consistent on this since 2011 and have reaffirmed this definition in the Counter-Extremism Strategy.</p><p>The overwhelming majority of people in this country support these values and condemn those who try to undermine them.</p><p>The Government would not consider the ‘claim’ that an individual’s religion is ‘the only one true faith’ to be extremist.</p><p>We are clear that Government should not restrict anyone’s freedom of speech or right to practise a faith. These are core values that help to make our country great. However we shouldn’t allow the extremist voice to go unchallenged, causing harm to our society and promoting hatred and division.</p><p>The Government has engaged on the strategy, and will continue to engage with partners - including faith groups, communities and civic society groups on the new proposed powers to tackle the most dangerous extremists. This provides an opportunity to consult on the proposed powers further, and ensure that sufficient safeguards are in place to protect our rights to free speech and debate.</p>
answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
grouped question UIN
21382 more like this
21383 more like this
21385 more like this
21386 remove filter
question first answered
less than 2016-01-14T16:21:59.483Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
4110
label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
tabling member
47
label Biography information for Sir Gerald Howarth more like this
443037
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-06more like thismore than 2016-01-06
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Radicalism more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Government's Counter-Extremism Strategy, published in October 2015, what her definition is of non-violent expressions of religious belief which are (a) extreme and (b) not extreme. more like this
tabling member constituency Aldershot more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Gerald Howarth more like this
uin 21385 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
answer text <p>The Government definition of extremism is 'vocal or active opposition to our fundamental values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and the mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.' We have been consistent on this since 2011 and have reaffirmed this definition in the Counter-Extremism Strategy.</p><p>The overwhelming majority of people in this country support these values and condemn those who try to undermine them.</p><p>The Government would not consider the ‘claim’ that an individual’s religion is ‘the only one true faith’ to be extremist.</p><p>We are clear that Government should not restrict anyone’s freedom of speech or right to practise a faith. These are core values that help to make our country great. However we shouldn’t allow the extremist voice to go unchallenged, causing harm to our society and promoting hatred and division.</p><p>The Government has engaged on the strategy, and will continue to engage with partners - including faith groups, communities and civic society groups on the new proposed powers to tackle the most dangerous extremists. This provides an opportunity to consult on the proposed powers further, and ensure that sufficient safeguards are in place to protect our rights to free speech and debate.</p>
answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
grouped question UIN
21382 more like this
21383 more like this
21384 more like this
21386 remove filter
question first answered
less than 2016-01-14T16:21:59.71Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T16:21:59.71Z
answering member
4110
label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
tabling member
47
label Biography information for Sir Gerald Howarth more like this
443041
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-06more like thismore than 2016-01-06
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Radicalism more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Government's Counter-Extremism Strategy, published in October 2015, whether a religious group or individual which claims that their religion is the only one true faith is included in its definition of extremism. more like this
tabling member constituency Aldershot more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Gerald Howarth more like this
uin 21382 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
answer text <p>The Government definition of extremism is 'vocal or active opposition to our fundamental values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and the mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.' We have been consistent on this since 2011 and have reaffirmed this definition in the Counter-Extremism Strategy.</p><p>The overwhelming majority of people in this country support these values and condemn those who try to undermine them.</p><p>The Government would not consider the ‘claim’ that an individual’s religion is ‘the only one true faith’ to be extremist.</p><p>We are clear that Government should not restrict anyone’s freedom of speech or right to practise a faith. These are core values that help to make our country great. However we shouldn’t allow the extremist voice to go unchallenged, causing harm to our society and promoting hatred and division.</p><p>The Government has engaged on the strategy, and will continue to engage with partners - including faith groups, communities and civic society groups on the new proposed powers to tackle the most dangerous extremists. This provides an opportunity to consult on the proposed powers further, and ensure that sufficient safeguards are in place to protect our rights to free speech and debate.</p>
answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
grouped question UIN
21383 more like this
21384 more like this
21385 more like this
21386 remove filter
question first answered
less than 2016-01-14T16:21:59.547Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T16:21:59.547Z
answering member
4110
label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
tabling member
47
label Biography information for Sir Gerald Howarth more like this
443042
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-01-06more like thismore than 2016-01-06
answering body
Home Office more like this
answering dept id 1 more like this
answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Radicalism more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Government's Counter-Extremism Strategy, published in October 2015, what plans the Government has to consult with faith groups on its definition of extremism. more like this
tabling member constituency Aldershot more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Gerald Howarth more like this
uin 21383 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-01-14more like thismore than 2016-01-14
answer text <p>The Government definition of extremism is 'vocal or active opposition to our fundamental values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and the mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs.' We have been consistent on this since 2011 and have reaffirmed this definition in the Counter-Extremism Strategy.</p><p>The overwhelming majority of people in this country support these values and condemn those who try to undermine them.</p><p>The Government would not consider the ‘claim’ that an individual’s religion is ‘the only one true faith’ to be extremist.</p><p>We are clear that Government should not restrict anyone’s freedom of speech or right to practise a faith. These are core values that help to make our country great. However we shouldn’t allow the extremist voice to go unchallenged, causing harm to our society and promoting hatred and division.</p><p>The Government has engaged on the strategy, and will continue to engage with partners - including faith groups, communities and civic society groups on the new proposed powers to tackle the most dangerous extremists. This provides an opportunity to consult on the proposed powers further, and ensure that sufficient safeguards are in place to protect our rights to free speech and debate.</p>
answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
answering member printed Karen Bradley remove filter
grouped question UIN
21382 more like this
21384 more like this
21385 more like this
21386 remove filter
question first answered
less than 2016-01-14T16:21:59.617Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-14T16:21:59.617Z
answering member
4110
label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
tabling member
47
label Biography information for Sir Gerald Howarth more like this