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Hate Crime: Internet

Question for Home Office

UIN 60965, tabled on 20 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when the Government plans to convene the ministerial seminar on hate on the internet referred to in Action Against Hate: The UK Government's plan for tackling hate crime, published in July 2016; and which Government Departments will be consulted prior to that seminar on which victims' groups, stakeholders and industry representatives will be invited to attend.

Answered on

30 January 2017

The cross Government hate crime delivery group will meet on 30 January 2017. The development of the Ministerial seminar on hate on the internet will be one of the actions this group will take forward.

The delivery group includes representatives from the Home Office, Department for Communities and Local Government, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Department for Education, Department for Transport, representatives from the Hate Crime Independent Advisory Group, National Police Chiefs Council, Department for Work and Pensions, Ministry of Justice, Crown Prosecution Service and Government Equalities Office.

The delivery group will consider which victim’s groups, stakeholders and industry representatives should be invited to attend the seminar.

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Home Office