Sikh Council UK has welcomed the Point of Order in Parliament by Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi MP today detailing the race hate attack on Ravneet Singh outside Parliament last week. He mentioned the importance of the turban to Sikhs and called on the authorities to bring the perpetrator to justice. Tanmanjeet Singh also highlighted concerns with the omission of Sikhs from the Government’s Hate Crime Action Plan.
Sikh Council UK Secretary General Jagtar Singh said “We welcome Tanmanjeet Singh’s Point of Order in the House of Commons today. It is important that hate crimes are accurately recorded and monitored to effectively tackle the issue. We will be making representations to the Government in connection with the review of the Hate Crime Action Plan to address Sikh concerns and to further support the accurate recording and monitoring of hate crimes against Sikhs”.