by BARONESS WILLIAMS Minister of state for countering extremism and minister for equalities

BRITAIN and India are bound by personal, profes­sional, cultural and institutional ties. We have a shared interest in each other’s prosperity, generat­ing jobs, developing skills, and enhancing the competitiveness of our economies. And our business links are strengthened by the people-to-people links between our countries – what we now describe as a “Living Bridge”. These historical ties are, of course, also the foundation on which we cooperate on counter-ter­rorism and extremism issues. I want to take this opportunity to look beyond counter-terrorism and instead focus on our ap­proach to identifying and countering extremism in the UK. In the UK, we…