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Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 123962, tabled on 22 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he has sought the input of the Haredi community on tackling anti-Semitism; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

30 January 2018

As Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth has discussed the issue of antisemitism with the Charedi community and has also visited a number of organisations providing services to the Charedi community.

In addition officials meet regularly with representatives of the Charedi community to discuss antisemitism and other concerns.

The department also funds through True Vision the police online reporting portal work to encourage the Charedi community to report antisemitism and to provide support during the court process to victims.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government