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Hate Crime Action Plan “refreshed” to protect victims and promote shared values

The Home Office and the Ministry for Communities, Housing and Local Government has published an update to the Government’s Hate Crime Action Plan. The new measures include a wide-ranging Law Commission review into hate crime to explore how to make current legislation more...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Places of worship to remain protected thanks to £1 million Home Office Security Fund

Places of worship that have been subjected to – or could otherwise be vulnerable to – hate crime attacks are to be supported by the Home Office thanks to a further £1 million of funding. Successful applicants in England and Wales will receive up to £56,000 towards...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Sara Khan appointed to lead Government’s Commission for Countering Extremism

Experienced campaigner and charity leader Sara Khan will be the new lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism. Khan, who’s expected to take up her post in the next month, was selected following an open, rigorous and transparent recruitment process. The appointment is for a...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018
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Myriad community projects awarded Home Office funding for tackling hate crime

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has awarded more than £700,000 in funding to schemes designed to tackle hate crime in communities and protect places of worship. Nine community projects will now benefit from over £300,000 for innovative schemes to help tackle specific types of hate...
Posted On 18 Nov 2016
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Government introduces support for communities in united drive against hate crime

New Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called on communities across Britain to stand united against those who use hate in an attempt to divide us. Launching the Government’s all-new Hate Crime Action Plan, Rudd urged more victims of hate crime to come forward such that the full...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016