General Election 2017: Racial Harassment:Written question - 900517

Asked by John Mann

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Asked on: 11 July 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
General Election 2017: Racial Harassment
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what reports he has received from local authorities of racist abuse by or towards electoral candidates during the 2017 General Election.
Answered by: Sajid Javid
Answered on: 17 July 2017

I am well aware of the many election candidates who suffered vile abuse and even death threats during the 2017 General Election campaign, many of whom shared their experiences in Westminster Hall last week. All such abuse is unacceptable no matter who it is aimed at.

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