Hate Crime (8)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-12-14
Session date: 
December 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/5283
Question By: 
David Kurten
Organisation: 
UKIP
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

On 20 August 2017, Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders announced a radical expansion of the Crown Prosecution Service's 'hate crime' definitions citing 'perceived hostility' as a hate crime. What is the Metropolitan Police's definition of 'perceived hostility', and how many hate crimes involving 'perceived hostility' were recorded by the Metropolitan Police for the month of November 2017?

Answer

Answer for Hate Crime (8)

Answer for Hate Crime (8)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There has been no change to the definition of what constitutes a hate crime and there is no such categorisation of ''perceived hostility" and therefore no data can be provided.  The police record allegations of criminal behaviour.