I never had any problems before … I am so scared now.
Race hate incidents that have occurred since the June 23 EU referendum
After the Brexit result, after a referendum debate where ‘taking back control’ of immigration took centre stage, racism had bared its teeth.
Cards saying ‘no more Polish vermin’ were left on cars near a school in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.
Racist graffiti was daubed over the entrance of the Polish Social and Cultural Association in Hammersmith,west London.
By June 27 the National Police Chiefs’ Council was saying racist incidents nationally were up 57 per cent in the aftermath of the EU referendum.