More councils need to help drown out the voices of hatred

By Claire Kober | 05 December 2018

These are troubling times. Across the globe the rise of populism, protectionism and nationalism is only too evident, while at home the number of recorded hate crimes has more than doubled in the last five years.

In many respects our country is becoming more tolerant, but this is not true for everybody. Religious minorities – particularly Muslims and Jews – have seen rising levels of abuse, intimidation and threats.

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