Policy paper

Project CONTEST: response to 9th report of the Home Affairs Committee

The government response to the 9th report from the Home Affairs Committee (session 2008 to 2009, HC 212).

This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government


'Project CONTEST: the government's counter-terrorism strategy': government response to ninth report of the Home Affairs Committee

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The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee sub-committee on counter-terrorism published the report of its inquiry ‘CONTEST: government’s counter-terrorism strategy’ on 7 July 2009.

The inquiry focused in particular on:

  • the UK’s overall approach to counter-terrorism, the machinery of government and the CONTEST strategy itself
  • transport infrastructure
  • the 2012 Olympics

This command paper sets out the government response to the conclusions and recommendations in the committee’s report.

Published 23 September 2009