Hate Crime: Internet:Written question - 106678

Asked by Louise Haigh
(Sheffield, Heeley)

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Asked on: 09 October 2017
Home Office
Hate Crime: Internet
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, further to her Department's announcement of 8 October 2017 on a new national online hate crime hub, what the total expected operational budget is for that hub; how many specialist officers her Department plans to employ in that hub; and whether she plans to draw the funding for that hub from existing budgets.
Answered by: Sarah Newton
Answered on: 18 October 2017

The Home Office has allocated initial funding of £200,000 p.a. for the new national online hate crime hub, from existing Home Office budgets. The funding will cover three specialist officers and one specialist analyst / researcher.

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