Hate crime in London surged by 20 per cent in the last year.
According to the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime there has been a significant increase in overall attacks motivated by racism, religion and homophobia.
The surge in faith related offences have risen by 23 per cent mounting to a total of 1,048 crimes.
In July this year 95 per cent of the religious hate crimes reported were of an anti-Semitic nature, this is thought to have been driven by the conflict Gaza.
Police said spikes in the recorded anti-Muslim crimes have had a correlation with certain incidents, such as following the murder of soldier Lee Rigby last year.