To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many hate crimes were recorded in (a) the West Midlands police area and (b) Wolverhampton in 2018; and how many of those cases resulted in a (i) prosecution and (ii) conviction.
10 June 2019
The Home Office collects and publishes statistics on the number of hate crimes recorded by the police by Police Force Area only. Information for West Midlands Police for 2017/18 can be found in Table 2.01 of the Hate Crime appendix tables available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hate-crime-england-and-wales-2017-to-2018. Data for 2018/19 are due to be published later this year.
Information on prosecutions and convictions is the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice.