Ethnicity Codes

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-10-19
Session date: 
October 19, 2016
Reference: 
2016/3877
Question By: 
Unmesh Desai
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Can you confirm whether you will be working with Gypsy and Traveller organisations on the new Online Hate Crime Hub, considering Gypsies and Travellers frequently experience online hate crime and abuse?

Answer

Answer for Ethnicity Codes

Answer for Ethnicity Codes

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As Mayor of London I am committed to ensuring that all communities who suffer hate crime are able to access the necessary protection and support, and that those who perpetrate hate crime in any form are appropriately prosecuted. 

The Hate Crime Hub will work with expert partners, including Stop Hate UK, to better classify and investigate incidences of online hate crime.  A key element of this is reaching victims, and we will be engaging with organisations and groups representing all strands, including groups representing the Gypsy and Traveller Community, to help shape the programme as it develops.