Community cohesion and hate crime

Councils have a vital role to play in building community cohesion, combating extremism and in encouraging the victims of hate crime to come forward and report the matter to the police.

In his speech to Parliament on 27 June 2016 following the referendum result, the Prime Minister condemned the apparent increase in reports of racially-motivated attacks and abuse over the weekend.

Every community is different and councils are best placed to tackle the challenges each faces, including these.

To assist councils in this task we have provided a collection of useful documents and links below. If you would like to see anything added to this list please contact

Useful Contacts


Toolkits and other resources