||<p>No investigations are carried out under the Prevent strand of CONTEST, the UK’s
counter-terrorism strategy. Prevent exists instead to safeguard people from becoming
terrorists or supporting terrorism.</p><p>Figures for those who have been referred
to Prevent and subsequently supported under the Channel programme have been published
by the Home Office and are available on the <a href="http://Gov.uk" target="_blank">Gov.uk</a>
website at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/individuals-referred-to-and-supported-through-the-prevent-programme-april-2016-to-march-2017"