Hateful Brexit politics fuel a hate crime surge in the non-Scottish parts

Guardian today

In England and Wales hate crimes double in only six years:

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https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/839172/hate-crime-1819-hosb2419.pdf

In Scotland hate crimes plummet in the same period:

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There were 4914 hate crimes recording in Scotland for 2018-19.

https://www.copfs.gov.uk/images/Hate%20Crime%20in%20Scotland%202018-19%20PDF.pdf

If all things were equal, with England & Wales having between 11 and 12 times there would be at most 59 000 but there are nearly twice as many.

Published by johnrobertson834

Retired Professor of Media Politics Not-for-profit independent political analysis

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