Hate Crime

MQT on 2012-09-19
Session date: 
September 19, 2012
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What extra measures are you taking to tackle Disability Hate Crime in London?


Answer for Hate Crime

Answer for Hate Crime

Answered By: 
The Mayor

One of my key manifesto commitments is to ensure that the MPS continues to crack down on all hate crimes and I will challenge the MPS to increase reporting and to improve their recording of hate crime. MPS hate crime data is monitored and detailed updates are received from the MPS on those boroughs whose performance is a cause for concern. In addition, a key function for my Safer Neighbourhood Boards will be to provide victims a greater voice in setting policing priorities for their area. Ensuring these Boards engage with disabled organisations and agencies will be integral to this.