Crime

Home Department written question – answered on 19th June 2012.

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Photo of Stella Creasy Stella Creasy Member, Public Accounts Commission, Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 19th June 2012

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.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department 19th June 2012

holding answer 18 June 2012

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 of 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:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/science-research-statistics/research-statistics/crime-research/hosb0612/

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