Stella Creasy (Walthamstow, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many hate crimes related to gender were recorded between 2007 and 2012; and what proportion of the total number of hate crimes this constituted in each year.
Lynne Featherstone (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Equalities Office; Hornsey and Wood Green, Liberal Democrat)
Police forces began the formal collection of monitored hate crime strands in April 2011 and data for 2011-12 will be published later this year. Gender-related hate crime is not one of the centrally monitored strands for which data are collected.
Findings from the 2009-10 and 2010-11 British Crime Survey on the extent of and perceptions towards hate crime were published for the first time in March, I will place a copy in the Library of the House, alternatively they are also available at: