Prevent Strategy and Safeguarding

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-02-25
Session date: 
February 25, 2019
Reference: 
2019/3805
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold OBE
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

A recent Guardian Article1 describes a 13 year old child being removed from lessons and questioned alone by police. Do you think there should be another adult present during these interactions?

 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/27/prevent-muslim-community...

Answer

Prevent Strategy and Safeguarding

Prevent Strategy and Safeguarding

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes, I agree that a responsible adult should also be present during these interactions.