Leicester Criminologist to give expert evidence to House of Commons Home Affairs Committee

Posted by ap507 at Feb 05, 2018 12:59 PM |
Professor Neil Chakraborti to advise Home Affairs Committee Enquiry on ‘Hate Crime and its Violent Consequences’

Professor Neil Chakraborti (pictured), Head of the Department of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Hate Studies, has been invited to give expert evidence to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee on 6 February.

The oral evidence session, which will be held in Portcullis House, Westminster, is part of a Home Affairs Committee Enquiry on ‘Hate Crime and its Violent Consequences’ and will examine proposals and recommendations for tackling hate crime both online and offline.

The session will cover a range of themes, including the reporting and recording of hate crime, policing and punishment, and the regulation of social media companies, and is intended to generate practical recommendations and legislative proposals to tackle hate crime.