Numbers of individuals and incidents of Irish victims of hate crimes across Merseyside

Numbers of individuals and incidents of Irish victims of hate crimes across Merseyside

Cairde na hEireann Liverpool made this Freedom of Information request to Merseyside Police

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From: Cairde na hEireann Liverpool

13 November 2012

Dear Merseyside Police,

Could you please provide us with the numbers of victims and
incidents of hate crimes targeted against members of the Irish
community across the Merseyside area, to include those specifically
targeted as a result of either their Irish nationality or Irish
ethnicity during the 12 month period beginning 1st November 2011 to
1st November 2012?

Yours faithfully,

Cairde na hEireann Liverpool

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Merseyside Police

14 November 2012

Dear applicant

Reference No : DM242/12

Thank you for your application for information concerning anti-Irish hate crimes. This will be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

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Yours sincerely,

Mr D May
Disclosure Analyst
Information Bureau
Merseyside Police
PO Box 59, Liverpool. L69 1JD
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