Hate Crime APPG

First Registered: 31/01/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To explore the challenges and impacts of all forms of hate crime and help develop and seek implementation of effective public policy to combat all forms of hate crime.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Hate Crime

1. Hate crime, England and Wales, 2019 to 2020
13/10/2020 - Home Office
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Found: Statistics Hate crime, England and Wales, 2019 to 2020 Statistics on hate crimes recorded

2. Hate crime action plan 2016 to 2020
16/10/2018 - Home Office
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Found: !Action Against Hate The UK GovernmentÕs plan for tackling hate crime July 2016Easy Read Contents

3. Hate crime, England and Wales, 2019 to 2020
13/10/2020 - Home Office
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Found: Hate Crime , England and Wales , 2019/ 20 This release contains statistics about hate crime offences

4. Hate Crime Statistics
28/03/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 2019 Hate Crime Statistics By Grahame Allen, Yago Zayed Contents: 1.England & Wales2.Hate Crime By Strand3

5. Successes and challenges of delivering hate crime community projects
16/03/2020 - Home Office
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Found: Successes and challenges of delivering hate crime community projects This report summarises

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Hate Crime

1. Hate Crime: Misogyny
23/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Commission to conduct a wide-ranging review into hate crime to explore how to make current legislation more - Speech Link
2: accurate pattern of abuse. Making misogyny a hate crime will go some way to addressing this scandal in - Speech Link
3: know that there are already numerous strands of hate crime legislation. After the Law Commission has reported - Speech Link

2. Homophobic Hate Crime
22/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: including homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime, as highlighted by the recent BBC report. The Government - Speech Link
2: for that reply. She will be aware that hate crimes based on sexual orientation or gender identity are not - Speech Link
3: police forces can disaggregate gender identity hate crime if they wish to do so; it is entirely up to local - Speech Link

3. Chinese and East Asian Communities: Racism during Covid-19
13/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: South-East Asians have been subjected to horrific hate crimes, especially recently due to the pandemic - Speech Link
2: this week, not just because it is looking at hate crime but in the context of the Black Lives Matter - Speech Link
3: opportunity to speak in this important debate on hate crime faced by Chinese and East Asian communities since - Speech Link

4. Attorney General
20/01/2020 - Ministerial Corrections

1: Why is the CPS prosecuting so few people for hate crime? Why is the number of prosecutions falling, not - Speech Link
2: that people are particularly concerned about hate crime, and I do not think they are being put off making - Speech Link
3: that people are particularly concerned about hate crime, and I do not think they are being put off making - Speech Link

5. Hate Crime: Homophobic and Misogynistic Attacks
11/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: of protection offered by the law relating to hate crime. This review covers existing protected characteristics - Speech Link
2: Met Commissioner, chief constables and police and crime commissioners in England and Wales so that there - Speech Link
3: know that the hate crime action plan sets out our plans to tackle all forms of hate crime. We refreshed - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Hate Crime
1. Hate Crime
asked by: Stella Creasy
02/06/2020
... when the Law Commission will publish its consultation paper on hate crime; and whether the review has been delayed from its original time frame of 18 months.

2. Hate Crime
asked by: Bambos Charalambous
22/05/2020
... when she plans to publish the Hate Crime Action Plan for 2020-24.

3. Hate Crime
asked by: Naz Shah
29/06/2020
... how much funding his Department has allocated from the public purse towards improving support for victims of racially and religiously motivated hatred in the most recent period for which such information is available.

4. Hate Crime
asked by: Naz Shah
29/06/2020
... what criteria he plans to use to assess applications to his Department for grants for projects aimed at tackling hate crime.

5. Hate Crime
asked by: Naz Shah
15/06/2020
... what plans he has to maintain the programmes linked to the Hate Crime Action Plan beyond 2020.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Sarah Owen Portrait
Sarah Owen
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Luton North
Joined: 27th January 2021
Kirsten Oswald Portrait
Kirsten Oswald
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire
Joined: 27th January 2021
Elliot Colburn Portrait
Elliot Colburn
Vice Chair
Conservative - Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 27th January 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sarah Owen MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8409.

Email: sarah.owen.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Iman Atta, Faith Matters. Tel: 020 7935 5573

Email: info@appghatecrime.org

Group's Website:

http://appghatecrime.org/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Hate Crime APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Hate Crime APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Eleanor Smith Portrait
Eleanor Smith
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Preet Kaur Gill Portrait
Preet Kaur Gill
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Birmingham, Edgbaston
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Officer
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
Ruth Smeeth Portrait
Ruth Smeeth
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Officer
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Football , Fracking
Martyn Day Portrait
Martyn Day
Officer
Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Joined: 31st January 2018
Departed: 27th March 2019