Issue details

Response to Notice of Motion on Hate Crime to County Council on 18 October 2019 FRC02 19/20

The Chairman of the County Council referred the notice of motion on Hate Crime submitted to the County Council on 18 October 2019 to Mr Duncan Crow, the Cabinet Member for Fire & Rescue and Communities, for consideration. The Motion requested that:


1)   the Hate Incident Support Service is protected from any future budget cuts to ensure this unique and highly valued service can be maintained at its current level.


2)   cost-effective ways of increasing the promotion of hate crime reporting using wider-reaching advertising opportunities (at roundabouts, on vehicles and local public transport) are explored; and


3)   a regular report on hate crime is provided to the Chairman of the Environment Communities and Fire Select Committee ECFSC and the Business Planning Group for monitoring (and further scrutiny if required)


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/12/2019

Decision due: 4 December 2019 by Cabinet Member for Fire & Rescue and Communities

Lead member: Councillor Duncan Crow

Contact: Tony Kershaw, Director of Law and Assurance Email: Tel: 033 022 22662.

Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel: 0330 022 26050

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