Home Secretary Amber Rudd speech on foreign workers treated as 'hate incident' by police | The Independent:
"Home Secretary Amber Rudd's speech to the Conservative Party conference on foreign workers was treated as a "hate incident" by police.
In her speech in October 2016 the Tory minister proposed tougher rules on foreign workers to stop immigrants coming to the UK “taking jobs British people could do”.
Her comments were reported to West Midlands Police by Joshua Silver, a physics professor at the University of Oxford.
Police have now written to Mr Silver stating the incident “has been recorded in line with the National Police Chiefs’ Council manual as a non-crime hate incident”.
In her speech in Birmingham, the former energy secretary said: “I want us to look again at whether our immigration system provides the right incentives for businesses to invest in British workers.”
She continued: “I can announce today, we will shortly be consulting on the next steps needed to control immigration..."