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Lord Scarman identified racial disadvantage and inner-city decline April and to report, with the power to make recommendations”. inquiry and Scarman report in and the Lawrence inquiry and Macpherson .. signifier of its official importance, was of Lord Scarman holding a copy of the. Scarman was set up in to examine bad relations between police and the black community. Next week sees the release of the Lawrence inquiry report. one of the members of the panel of inquiry, Sir Herman Ouseley.

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The second is a statutory framework for such arrangements in the Metropolitan Police area. Some will say that one cannot cost justice, but have we any proof that the existing cheaper and simpler system is unjust, or is it merely that people think that it is unjust?

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It is impossible to use the word “alienation” of a community without regard to numbers. The Brixton riots were by no means unprecedented: It is a great pleasure to be called immediately after the hon. The other thing which is lacking in this report, besides identification and resolute analysis of what is meant by, and what is the cause of, “alienation”, is the failure to assess the dynamic factor.

Brixton riots report blames racial tension”. By the end of October this year there wereincluding in the Metropolitan Police. If there is ethnic monitoring of jobs, it will inevitably lead to employers being told “You have not enough people from the ethnic minority. Two or three weeks ago the Police Federation said that it was in agreement with a completely independent investigation of such matters.


Since the right hon. Yet inner city communities, far from being neglected, have had a searchlight on them for the past 15 years. Such discussions will be helpful in considering how the liaison committees might have a role in conciliating on some complaints, or in providing lay visitors to police stations.

To help in the attack on racial disadvantage we must place greater emphasis on what is generally known as ethnic monitoring in order to measure more accurately the extent of the problem. Lyonfor wasting the time of the House by inviting the Government to confirm deductions which are self-evident. For example, it will cost a lot scarmaj money—at least repoft as much as at present—to double the period of police training.

There would be no difficulty for any person with the age analysis of the population of Lambeth and Brixton—the Government have at their disposal statisticians enough—in producing a picture which would at any rate be accurate at the minimum, of what will be the proportions in Lambeth or in Brixton 10, 20 or 30 years ahead; for those facts are present already in the age structure and composition of the population of the borough.

It will be in the interests of the police to make it absolutely clear that the entire service, including every policeman on the beat, disapproves lor such conduct and that the authorities rport govern the police will punish anybody guilty of such conduct.

The report rightly says that the media must be made to understand that they have a responsibility in that area. Lord Scarman calls for a “statutory liaison machinery”, which no one—on either side—can ignore or boycott.


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It was not clear from his speech whether he supports the first and the second. It would be unrealistic to accept a target of six months without knowing what that six months will contain. I disagree with the right hon. Justice, not privileges, is essential. Gentleman for having been absent for a reportt period during his speech.

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Thirdly, Lord Scarman could not be more categorical in his call for the reform of the police complaints procedure. I repeat that welcome today. I did not know which one to listen to and in the end I listened to all five. I pick out one final point from the report. I do not rule out either a statutory framework in London or a duty to co-operate in establishing consultative arrangements outside London if the work that I now put in hand, and the views of those whom I consult, point firmly in that direction.

The urban programme is not directed solely to the needs of ethnic minorities.

I do not believe that we should continue to ban marches. We are not talking of giving black people a favourable advantage over white people. At a local level, I am involved in trying to maintain that momentum.

Lord Scarman stated that “complex political, social and economic factors” created a “disposition towards violent scarmaan.

Retrieved from ” https: An important aspect of the Government’s approach is yesterday’s confirmation by the Home Secretary of a major shift from social engineering to economic engineering.