Learning Disability Wales are active members of the
Disability Hate Crime Action Group Cymru.
group is an informal partnership of organisations who wish
to raise awareness of disability hate crime and harassment with
disabled people, the general public and the media. Through our work
we aim to reduce disability hate crime, and increase reporting and
The group involves national disabled people's organisations, the
police, Crown Prosecution Service, Welsh Government and Victim
The Disability Hate Crime Action Group worked closely with
Welsh Government to produce their Framework for Action on Hate
Hate Crimes and Incidents: A Framework for Action' was
issued for consultation on 11 July 2013.
Hate Crime', the Easy Read version of the Framework for
Action was produced by Learning Disability Wales' Easy Read
More information on the Disability Hate Crime Action Group
Cymru can be found at Disability Wales'
website. There is also a Facebook
group - to be invited to join the Facebook group email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disability Wales also have an
excellent resource on ways to report hate crime.
Members of Disability Hate Crime Action Group
- Disability Wales
- Learning Disability Wales
- Mencap Cymru
- All Wales People First
- All Wales Forum of Parents and Carers
- Safer Wales
- Deafblind UK
- Leonard Cheshire
- Mind Cymru
- Action on Hearing Loss
- SCOPE Cymru
- Sense Cymru
- Autism Cymru
- Disability Sport Wales
- South Wales Police
- Dyfed Powys Police
- Gwent Police
- North Wales Police
- British Transport Police
- All Wales Hate Crime Network
- Crown Prosecution Service
- Victim Support
- Welsh Government
Tackling disability hate crime
In addition to the work on the group, Learning Disability
Wales tackle disability hate crime within our own work.
For information about Learning Disability Wales' work to tackle
disability hate crime sp-eak to Karen Warner, phone 029 2068 1160 or email