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.
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.