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Crimes of Violence: Disabled

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 29 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many disability hate crimes were recorded in (a) 2006 and (b) 2007. (200405)

[holding answer 23 April 2008]: The Home Office is responsible for the police recorded statistics. Statistics are collected on the number of racially or religiously aggravated offences but no information is available on those offences which are specifically ‘disability hate’ crimes.