Police still failing black people, report by MPs finds

The treatment of black people by the police on issues such as stop and search and the national DNA database has worsened since the official inquiry into the murder of Stephen Lawrence 10 years ago, according to MPs.

A report published by the Commons home affairs select committee tomorrow says the police have made some “tremendous strides” in the past decade in the way they investigate race crimes and other criticial incidents involving minority ethnic communities, but MPs say there remains a number of outstanding concerns.

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