In the Media

Goth or Emo? It's time to help the Manchester police with their inquiries

PUBLISHED April 4, 2013

If any other police forces are thinking of following the example of Greater Manchester in extending its definition of recordable hate crime to include alternative subcultures such as Goths, Emos and Punks, could I whisper the words "Andrew Mitchell" and "slippery slope"? If Punks deserve special protection, what about, for instance, Old Rugbeians?