Government hate crime action plan 2016

The Government published their hate crime action plan for 2016, ‘Action against Hate: the UK government’s plan for tackling hate crime‘ in July 2016.

It sets out the government’s plan of actions to deal with hate crime until May 2020. It applies to England and Wales only.

It outlines actions the government will take to:

  • prevent and respond to hate crime
  • increase reporting of hate crime incidents
  • improve support for victims
  • build an understanding of hate crime