(Muslim Press) - Anti - Muslim hate crimes will be considered as a separate category by police for the first time, David Cameron has said.Like anti - Semitic attacks, anti - Muslim crimes will be recorded separately as a new category under hate crimes. Over the last year, Islamophobic attacks has increased dramatically in the UK, continuing a trend which was also seen in 2013/14.Recommended:Protesters show anti - Islam bigotry outside US mosque Religious-based hatred attacks rose by 45% and race hate crime by 4% in the past two years. The Home Office plans to unveil new statistics which are expected to show an increase in hate crime incidents. The British Prime Minister said he will provide new funding to improve security at religious buildings, as he hosted the first meeting of a new Community Engagement Forum at Downing Street.