To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Home Office on promotion of tolerance and respect for all communities.
27 January 2017
DCLG leads on integration and cohesion and is involved in many fora with communities affected by intolerant attitudes within in the UK. My department works with DCLG on a wide range of issues, including community cohesion. The Cross-Government Hate Crime Programme brings together officials, criminal justice agencies, victims and communities and has maintained oversight of hate crime during 2016 to ensure responses have been swift and effective.