Hate Crime

Home Office written question – answered on 16th June 2021.

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Photo of Navendu Mishra Navendu Mishra Labour, Stockport

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many instances of hate crime were reported in (a) 2016, (b) 2017, (c) 2018, (d) 2019 and (e) 2020.

Photo of Navendu Mishra Navendu Mishra Labour, Stockport

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many instances of hate crime towards people of Indian heritage were reported in (a) 2016, (b) 2017, (c) 2018, (d) 2019 and (e) 2020.

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

The Home Office collects and publishes statistics annually on the number of hate crime offences recorded by the police in England and Wales by five centrally monitored strands: race, religion, sexual orientation, disability and transgender.

Information on the number of hate crime offences recorded by the police can be found in ‘Hate Crime, England and Wales, 2019/20’ statistical bulletin, available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hate-crime-england-and-wales-2019-to-2020 Information has not previously been collected on the race or ethnicity of victims but will be during 2021/22 and published in due course.

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