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Disability hate crime up but charges brought in less than 2% of cases

Less than 2 per cent of disability hate crimes in England and Wales result in a criminal charge, charities have found.

Disability hate crime up but charges brought in less than 2% of cases

Date - 9th October 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Freedom of Information Requests put in by Leonard Cheshire and United Response found that 7,333 such crimes were reported to forces in England and Wales in 2019/20, of which 118 led to a charge or court summons. Two-thirds of the 36 forces that...
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