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Minister questioned on implementing recommendations of the Macpherson Report

12 July 2019

The Home Affairs Committee hears from Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service and Minister for London, on the Government's progress in implementing the recommendations of the Macpherson Report. This includes 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 police workforce, police-community relations and stop and search.

Witnesses

Tuesday 16 July in Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 2.00pm

  • Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, Minister for London
  • Scott McPherson, Director General of the Crime, Policing and Fire Group, Home Office

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:

  • The Macpherson Report
  • Government oversight and accountability of police
  • Police workforce ethnic diversity
  • Police and community relations
  • Holding the police to account

Further information

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