Religious Hatred: Crimes of Violence:Written question - 244143

Asked by Jo Stevens
(Cardiff Central)

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Asked on: 11 April 2019
Home Office
Religious Hatred: Crimes of Violence
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of religiously motivated hate crimes that involved violence against a person resulted in (a) charge, (b) conviction or (c) a custodial sentence in 2018.
Answered by: Mr Nick Hurd
Answered on: 24 April 2019

Official statistics on charges for racially or religiously aggravated violent offences are restricted to the offences of assault with injury, assault without injury and harassment. These are routinely published by the Home Office. The latest available information relates to the 12 months ending September 2018 and can be found in the Open Data tables available here:
Statistics for the whole of 2018 are due to be released on 25th April 2019.

The latest published figures are for the 2017 calendar year and statistics for the 2018 calendar year are due to be published on 16th May 2019.

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