Hate Crime

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons at 11:34 am on 26th October 2022.

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Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department 11:34 am, 26th October 2022

The hon. Lady knows that we have some of the strongest legislation to tackle everything that she has mentioned, including religious hate crime. Over the past six years, the Home Office’s places of worship protective security funding scheme has awarded 323 grants of around £8 million with regard to religious hate crime. I will be clear: I am personally committed to the best possible response to hate crime by every force.