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Scotland’s police at ‘breaking point’ over hate law

7 April 2024

12:53 AM

7 April 2024

12:53 AM

Oh dear. As the furore around Scotland’s Hate Crime Act extends into its sixth day, there are now fears about police spending as the force looks set to struggle with the sheer volume of complaints. It is understood that, since the Act was implemented on Monday, 40 officers a day have been required to work overtime to help tackle reports.

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