image: Scottish Catholic Observer Scottish Government challenged on anti-Catholic hate crime The Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, Annabelle Ewing, has been challenged on the increasing trend of anti-Catholic hate crime in Scotland. Ms Ewing was questioned by Fulton ...Find out more
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Catholic Church suggests Hate Crime review offers opportunity to consolidate legislation Church comments come in response to the Scottish Government’s independent Review of Hate Crime legislation, chaired by Lord Bracadale. The review is charged with considering whether existing hate crime ...Find out more
Church representative urges Government to acknowledge anti-Catholic problem The Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office has told the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee that Scotland has an anti-Catholic problem and that the government must do more than simply legislate if it ...Find out more
MSPs question Scottish Government on anti-Catholic hate crime MSPs from three opposition parties in Holyrood have questioned the Scottish Government on its intentions with regard to the tackling of anti-Catholic hate crime. Elaine Smith (Scottish Labour), Ross Greer (Scottish Greens) ...Find out more
Lord Bracadale Review of Hate Crime The Scottish Government has charged senior judge Lord Bracadale to chair an independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland. The remit for the review, announced in January by Annabelle Ewing, Minister for Community ...Find out more