Information about the Home Office's work fighting terrorism.
The Home Office is responsible for keeping the UK safe from the threat posed by terrorism.
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Lord Carlile's sixth report (The Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005)
This report includes his annual review of the operation in 2010 of the control orders system.
Published 3 February 2011
Review of counter-terrorism and security powers
Responses to the review of counter-terrorism and security powers which was announced by the Home Secretary on 13 July 2010.
Published 26 January 2011
Wanstead Flats consultation responses
Responses of consultation
Published 20 January 2011
WMS - Public consultation on the use of Wanstead Flats during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Written ministerial statement
Published 20 January 2010
Can't find what you're looking for?
If you are looking for information held on the counter-terrorism section of the website site prior to 7 May 2010, you can now find it on the archived version of the Home Office website (new window) kept by The National Archives. The Office for Security and Counter-terrorism website (new window) has also been archived by the National Archives.
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)
General information about RIPA, including codes of practice and forms, is available for download.
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You can help us
If you know of a threat to national security or you want to report suspicious activity, there are several ways to reach us:
- call the police counter-terrorism hotline on 0800 789 321
- contact the Security Service (MI5) directly (new window)
You can remain anonymous, and you may save lives. In an emergency you should always call 999.