Request for the number of race and religion Hate Crimes

Reference: 23008

Date Added: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Category: Complaints

Disclosure Details

Two duties are placed on public authorities under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Notwithstanding applicable exemptions, the first duty at, Section 1(1) (a), is to confirm or deny whether the information specified in a request is held. The second duty at, Section1 (1) (b), is to disclose information that has been confirmed as being held. Under the provisions of those sections of the FOIA, we can confirm that the information you seek is not held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent.


You have requested the following information:


Please could I request the number of race/ religion hate crimes reported and those also not recorded as specific hate crimes and recorded in other ways  every year from 2010  ( pre 9/11)  to 2023, broken down into  religion and race and all the Gwent  area  local authorities compared to outside of Gwent. In particular broken down by ward areas around places of worship and mosques . a focus is also required on the shaftesbury /pill  and maindee area is required


Of these , what  were the nature and  outcomes? 


I also request the number of staff conduct cases relating to any racist behaviour  and the outcomes of these for the same period


Any graphs /tables and all information is needed. I look forward to your reply


No information held.


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