Antisemitism:Written question - 36029


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Asked on: 28 April 2016
Attorney General
To ask the Attorney General, how many people were prosecuted for offences relating to anti-semitism in the UK in each of the last five years.
Answered by: Robert Buckland
Answered on: 04 May 2016

The Whilst the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does flag cases on its case management system that are identified as racial or religious hate crimes, it does not maintain a central record of prosecutions for offences specifically relating to anti-semitism. Such information could only be obtained through a manual search of records which would incur disproportionate cost.

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