HC Deb 13 September 2004 vol 424 c1488W
Mr. Dodds

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many racially-motivated attacks were reported in Northern Ireland in each year since 1997. [187411]

Mr. Pearson

The Police Service of Northern Ireland record incidents which are perceived, by the victim or any other person, to be racial. They have supplied the following figures:

racially motivated crimes which will assist police in identifying crimes of this type. A detailed analysis of incidents reported during 2003–04 is presently being undertaken and this information will be available in due course.

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