The surge in extremism has led to a spike in the number of right-wing fanatics being jailed in Scotland. The number of dangerous right wing extremists in Scotland flagged up to police is on the rise.Figures show the UK Government’s anti-radicalisation strategy Prevent was alerted to 39 people last year, up from 23 in 2018. It follows a spate of right-wing extremism leading to Scots being jailed. Calls have now been made for the Scottish Government to address the issue. Fiyaz Mughal, founder and director of counter-extremism organisation Faith Matters, said he warned Holyrood officials five years ago that anti-Muslim far-right activity would affect them.
Far-right fanatics on rise in Scotland as number of police alerts increase
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