The Law commission has published its final report on Hate crime laws (pdf).
In 2020, the Law commission held a consultation on Hate crime laws, which received nearly 2500 responses. These responses have informed the recommendations made within the final report.
In this final report the Law commission have made a number of recommendations for reform of hate crime laws. These include:
- Levelling up the protection for disability and LGBT+ victims
- Tackling sex and gender abuse
- Protecting freedom of expression