The UK is witnessing a great growth in the number of hate crimes. This has been due to the rise in segregational and hate speech from politicians, media personalities and public figures.
Section topic: Changes in UK laws
A recent report by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary showed that the UK police forces have cut back on proactive policing – meaning they are not actively solving or preventing crimes – due to budget cuts, shrinking officer numbers and increased demand.
The Guardian is one of the most influential voices in the U.K. It has its headquarters in London and it produces four national newspapers. The Guardian also offers an online edition, which is free to access.
The Guardian was founded in 1821 by a group of former members of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge under liberal principles. It was set up to address widespread concerns about inequality and excessive wage gaps that were prevalent at that time. The newspaper published its first issue on 5 May 1821, with the slogan “to give useful knowledge to all classes”.
The Guardian’s editorial stance is liberal and classically so: progressive on social issues such as LGBT rights and welfare state policies; economically centrist; supports nuclear disarmament; advocates free speech and opposes censorship, capital