England & Wales Communities and society , Welfare and equalities

Race and the police: two decades after Macpherson

Summary

Following the murder of Stephen Lawrence over 20 years ago, the police were found to be institutionally racist. Much has changed since the Macpherson report in 1999, but still the police face accusations of discrimination and racism. This briefing looks at an inquiry into race and the police by a select committee and at MPs’ calls for further reform.

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