Police watchdog to investigate response to post-Brexit vote rise in hate crime

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Ministers to publish action plan after surge in reported incidents, as senior judge warns that tolerance is under strain

Police watchdogs will assess the response to hate crime after a surge in reported incidents after the EU referendum, while one of the UK’s most senior judges has warned that British tolerance is under strain.

Levels of anti-Muslim, antisemitic, homophobic and racist bullying in schools will also be examined under a new government initiative.

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