‘Reports of disability hate crime are up 12% across 36 regions in England and Wales in 2019/20, according to a joint investigation by Leonard Cheshire and United Response. But only 1.6% of cases resulted in police charging the perpetrators.’
Disability Horizons‘ reported the full extent to how people are affected by hate crime using information from the joint investigation. To read the full report click here
If you or someone you know has been a victim of Hate Crime, please report it to your local Police Hate Crime Unit.