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Community Leadership Fund

http://www.communities.gov.uk/communities/preventingextremism/communityleadershipfund/

This grant fund is intended to support work that will build the capacity of individuals, organisations and communities to take the lead on tackling violent extremist influences.

Intelligence and Security Committee

http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/intelligence/index.asp

Parliamentary oversight of SIS, GCHQ and the Security Service is provided by the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC), established by the Intelligence Services Act 1994. The Committee examines the expenditure, administration and policy of the three Agencies. It operates within the ‘ring of secrecy’ and has wide access to the range of Agency activities and to highly classified information. Its cross–party membership of nine from both Houses is appointed by the Prime Minister after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition. The Committee is required to report annually to the Prime Minister on its work. These reports, after any deletions of sensitive material, are placed before Parliament by the Prime Minister. The Committee also provides ad hoc reports to the Prime Minister from time to time. The Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee is the Right Honourable Paul Murphy. The Committee is supported by a Clerk and secretariat in the Cabinet Office and can employ an investigator to pursue specific matters in greater detail.

Project Argus

http://www.nactso.gov.uk/argus.php

Project ARGUS is a National Counter Terrorism Security Office initiative, exloring ways to aid you in preventing, handling and recovering from a terrorist attack.

MI5 The Security Service

http://www.mi5.gov.uk/

The Security Service is responsible for protecting the UK against threats to national security. This website provides information on the current major threats to UK security and practical advice to help businesses and organisations to protect against them.

Home Office Security

http://security.homeoffice.gov.uk/

This section will tell you more about the work of the Home Office Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence Directorate (CTID).

National Counter Terrorism Security Office

http://www.nactso.gov.uk/index.php

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit co-located with the Centre for the Protection of the National Infrastructure (CPNI). We are funded by and report to the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO).