Needless to say, there is no mention of any breakdown across the parts of ‘the nation’ and I doubt I’d get one (‘Oh the ‘regional’ samples are too small to be valid!’) but, fortunately we have many other recent sources of data telling us that there has been no surge of racism here. Indeed, the evidence is of falling racism generally. Don’t let the reporting of the Old Firm or the words of Scotland’s few Tory/Labour nutjobs deceive you.
‘Racial crime remains the most commonly reported hate crime. There were 3,249 charges reported in 2017-18. This continues the downward trend since a peak of 4,547 charges reported in 2011-12 and is the lowest annual total since consistent figures became available in 2003-04.’
For more evidence, see these recent examples: