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star this property date less than 2017-03-14more like thismore than 2017-03-14
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Hate Crime: Disability remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that those people subject to disability hate crime have the confidence to report offences. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Swindon more like this
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Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-22more like thismore than 2017-03-22
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to ensuring that disabled people who have experienced hate crime have the confidence to report it.</p><p> </p><p>On 26 July last year the Government published a new Hate Crime Action Plan. This outlines the work we will do over the next four years to drive forward action against hate crime in all its forms. The action plan focuses on 5 key areas, one of which is to increase the confidence of victims to report hate crime.</p><p> </p><p>2,508 disability hate crimes were reported to the police in 2014/15 and this increased by 69% to 3,629, in 2015/16. The number of prosecutions for disability hate crimes has also increased by 41% compared with 2014/15.</p><p> </p><p>The Government have undertaken, supported and funded a number of activities to increase the confidence of disabled people to report hate crime.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2017-03-22T14:32:22.413Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-22T14:32:22.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this