Cressida Dick questioned on progress in implementing recommendations of Macpherson Report

08 July 2019

The Home Affairs Committee hears from Cressida Dick CBE QPM, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, on the Metropolitan Police Service's progress in implementing the recommendations of the Macpherson Report, including steps taken to address that report's findings on institutional racism in the police, measures taken in respect of the recruitment and retention of BAME officers and staff in the Metropolitan Police Service, police-community relations and stop and search.


Wednesday 10 July in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Cressida Dick CBE QPM, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service

Purpose of the session

Today's meeting will examine to what extent progress has been made since the Macpherson report, with a particular focus on:

  • Institutional racism
  • Ethnic diversity of the police workforce
  • Ethnic disproportionality in police disciplinary and conduct proceedings
  • Police and community relations – specifically the impact of policing tools used disproportionately on young BAME people
  • Stop and search
  • The Gangs Violence Matrix

Further information

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