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Police and cross-government hate crime programme questioned on online abuse

24 April 2018

Representatives from the police and the cross-government hate crime programme are questioned by the Petitions Committee as part of its inquiry into online abuse and the experience of disabled people.

The evidence session is the first since Katie Price and her family, as well as representatives from Dimensions UK, Mencap, and Inclusion London shared examples of the online abuse experienced by people with disabilities.

Witnesses

Tuesday 24 April, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

From 2.15pm

  • Paul Giannasi OBE, Cross-Government Hate Crime Programme Manager;
  • DI John Donovan, Metropolitan Police, Online Hate Crime Hub; 
  • Representative of Sussex Police (name tbc), Katie Price’s local police force.

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