Hate Crime (4)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-07-13
Session date: 
July 13, 2017
Reference: 
2017/2719
Question By: 
David Kurten
Organisation: 
UKIP
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

After the terrorist attack in London on June 3rd, it was widely reported in a press release by the Mayor that there was a 5-fold increase in Islamophobic hate crime on June 6th. What were the daily figures for Islamophobic hate crime for the period between when you took office on 8th May 2016 and 30th June 14th 2017 within the Metropolitan Police Area?

Answer

Answer for Hate Crime (4)

Answer for Hate Crime (4)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

A total of 1,726 Islamophobic hate crimes were recorded between 8th May 2016 and 30th June 2017, making the daily average during this time period slightly over 4 crimes per day.

The number of Islamophobic hate crimes recorded on 6th June 2017 was 23.