Hate crime: abuse, hate and extremism online Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Nick Antjoule, Hate Crime Manager, Galop, Shane Gorman, Disability Hate Crime Advisor, Leonard Cheshire Disability, and Nick Lowles, Director, Hope Not Hate


Carl Miller, Research Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos, and Dr Pete Burnap, Director, Social Data Science Lab at Cardiff University


Tuesday 13 December 2016

Fiyaz Mughal, Founder, and Bharath Ganesh, Researcher, Tell MAMA, and Miqdaad Versi, Assistant Secretary General, Muslim Council of Britain


Dr Chris Allen, Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Birmingham, Dr Imran Awan, Associate Professor in Criminology, Birmingham City University, and Murtaza Shaikh, Co-Director, Averroes


Tuesday 10 January 2017

Bart Bardz, Branch Secretary for Migrant Workers, GMB, Barbara Drozdowicz, Chief Executive, East European Resource Centre, Mrs Joanna Mludzinska, Chair, Polish Social and Cultural Association, and Tadeusz K Stenzel, Chair of trustees, Federation of Poles in Great Britain


Julia Ebner, Policy Analyst, Quilliam, Professor Matthew Feldman, Centre for Fascist, Anti-Fascist and Post-fascist Studies, Teeside University, and Professor Matthew Goodwin, Senior Visiting Fellow at Chatham House and Professor of Politics, University of Kent


Tuesday 21 February 2017

Sarah Green, Co-Director, End Violence Against Women Coalition, and Melanie Jeffs, Manager, Nottingham Women’s Centre


Superintendent Ted Antill, Hate Crime Lead, Nottinghamshire Police, Paul Giannasi, Hate Crime Policy Advisor to the National Police Chiefs’ Council, Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton, National Policing Lead for Hate Crime, National Police Chiefs’ Council, and Claire Light, Head of Profession, Neighbourhoods, Confidence and Equality Team, Greater Manchester Police


Tuesday 14 March 2017

Peter Barron, Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs, Google Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Simon Milner, Policy Director for the UK, Middle East and Africa, Facebook, and Nick Pickles, Senior Public Policy Manager for UK and Israel, Twitter


Tuesday 21 March 2017

Rt Hon Lindsay Hoyle MP, Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, and Eric Hepburn, Director of Security for Parliament


Sarah Newton MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, and Robert Buckland QC MP, Solicitor General


27 April 2017