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The Home Office has been unable to explain why the number of disability hate crime cases referred to prosecutors by the police plunged last year by nearly a quarter, and why successful prosecutions of such offences fell even more sharply. In a week when the Home Office published its updated hate crime action plan,
Crime Anne Novis speaking to the committee

MPs have won praise after calling on the government to ensure disabled people finally secure equality in the protection they are offered by hate crime laws. Members of the Commons petitions committee said in a new report that it was not right that it was a crime to incite hatred on the grounds of
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