GOSPORT MP Caroline Dineneage was today due to be among a number of dignitaries taking part in an anti-bullying event.
The Hate Crime and Bullying Awareness Day, hosted by Hampshire Constabulary at its Netley headquarters, will bring together experts from across Hampshire, including those from the Crown Prosecution Service, the county council and the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner.
Their goal is to stop disability-related hate crime and make the community a safer place in which to live.
She said: ‘People with a learning disability should never have to live in fear of bullying or hate crime and the Awareness Day is a great way of reiterating this important message.
‘I’d like to commend Connect Self Advocacy and Hampshire Constabulary for the work they’re doing to clamp down on this crime, helping make our community a safer place to live for everyone to enjoy.’
Caroline will be joined by her father, television personality Fred Dinenage at the event.