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Scottish government spent £400,000 on promoting new hate crime law

12 April 2024

9:02 PM

12 April 2024

9:02 PM

Back to Scotland and Humza Yousaf’s controversial new hate law. The First Minister’s Hate Crime Act has left an already overstretched and under-resourced police force swamped with trivial complaints. Of the over 7,000 reports made in the first week, only three per cent of these were actual crimes. And now the spotlight is on the rather strange public information campaign released by the Scottish government.

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