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Hate Crime: Religious Buildings

Home Office written question – answered on 11th February 2020.

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Photo of Sarah Owen Sarah Owen Labour, Luton North

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many incidents of hate crime at places of worship were recorded in each year since 2010.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, Minister for Women

The Home Office collects and publishes statistics annually on the number of religious hate crime offences recorded by the police in England and Wales. However, information on the location of these offences is not collected.

The latest ‘Hate Crime, England and Wales’ statistical bulletin is available here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hate-crime-england-and-wales-2018-to-2019

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