Hate Crime

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-07-13
Session date: 
July 13, 2017
Reference: 
2017/2678
Question By: 
Peter Whittle
Organisation: 
UKIP
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

To ask the Mayor how many people were investigated for hate crime in 2016, how many charged and how many convicted.

Answer

Answer for Hate Crime

Answer for Hate Crime

Answered By: 
The Mayor

In 2016 there were 3,202 people proceeded against for hate crime by the MPS. Of these 2,738 were charged (85%).

Convictions are recorded by the CPS and the latest available published data is for the financial year to end of March 2016. This shows that there were 3,182 prosecutions for hate crime with 2,473 ending in a conviction (77% conviction rate).