The national objectives for Pursue include:

  1. Increase detection and investigation capability and capacity
  2. Increase the effectiveness of the prosecution process
  3. Develop more effective non-prosecution actions
  4. Improve capability to disrupt terrorist activities overseas
  5. Strengthen the coherence between counter-terrorism work and the UK's counter-insurgency and capacity building work in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere.
  6. Improve co-ordination and partnership between Pursue stakeholders