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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 question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 28 October (HL137), what plans they have specifically in relation to hate crime towards disabled people. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Hate Crime Action Plan 2016 included a number of commitments to</p><p>address disability hate crime. These commitments were:</p><ul><li>To look at current best practice examples in tackling disability hate crime and work with partner organisations and the police to promote safety for disabled people.</li><li>To continue to work with community groups to raise awareness of hate crime among disabled people and increasing the availability of third party reporting venues, in particular at locations and through services that are used by disabled people.</li><li>The police will lead work with partners and disabled people’s groups to develop resources targeted to raise awareness of hate crime among carers and families of disabled people to encourage reporting.</li><li>The National Policing Lead to assess proactive recording pilots to see if there is anything to be learned that will increase the recording of disability hate crime.</li></ul><p>In October 2018, the Government published a refresh of the Action Plan, which included the following further commitments on disability hate crime:</p><ul><li>Department for Transport committed, in the July 2018 Inclusive Transport Strategy, to run a public awareness raising campaign to increase disability awareness amongst all transport passengers.</li><li>Continue to help the charity representing people with disfigurement, Changing Faces, in its work with social media companies.</li><li>The Department of Health and Social Care is leading a long-term study of the impact of integrated support for people with learning disabilities, including on the occurrence of disability hate crime.</li><li>Work with community groups to raise awareness of disability hate crime, and consider the best options for third party reporting centres for disabled people. We will work with the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, and others, to understand where these services already exist, and how best we can promote their availability.</li><li>Increase and broaden our engagement with stakeholders representing disabled people.</li><li>Draw from ongoing doctoral research into police responses to learning disability hate crime underway at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth.</li></ul><p>The 2018 Hate Crime Action Plan refresh also includes a number of broader actions addressing all forms of hate crime, including disability hate crime. These include:</p><ul><li>Publication of the Online Harms White Paper, which sets out plans hold social media companies to greater account;</li><li>A review by the Law Commission into the coverage and approach of current hate crime legislation; and</li><li>A wide-ranging national hate crime communications campaign to publicly address hate crime and make clear that it is unacceptable to target people on the basis of their identity.</li></ul>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this