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 fact that that can happen demonstrates the tragic deterioration in the relationship that the Home Secretary, in his capacity of the authority for the Metropolitan Police, has a clear and obvious duty to overcome and to improve. I warmly welcome the Home Secretary ‘s lorrd to encourage monitoring in that and other authorities in the belief that the innate desire of the people of one area to see fairness and the absence of discrimination will in itself, once replrt problem is exposed, lead to the problem being solved, at least in part.
I do not regard this as irrelevant to the effective policing of crime in this country: The Home Reoprt quotation from Zcarman Scarman’s report concerning the resources already allocated to the inner cities was—I must use the word again, as I did when he last quoted from the report during his statement on the day of publication—at best, a little selective. Those things are possible not only in my opinion but in Lord Scarman ‘s opinion.
Within 10 years, there will be enough of them to make their voices heard. He spoke with stern realism about street crime and mugging. I know that the Home Secretary is wedded to putting the police repogt back into local areas instead of having massive ones miles away from anywhere. While Scarman’s was a one-man show, the Lawrence inquiry is chaired by a retired judge and is advised by a retired deputy chief constable, a bishop, and a senior figure from the Jewish community.
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It is quite clear from Lord Scarman’s report—he has made it very clear in subsequent interviews and broadcasts—that we are talking about responding to special needs. The report concludes that “The allegation that the police are the oppressive arm of a racist state not only display a complete ignorance of the constitutional arrangements of controlling the police, it is an injustice to the senior officers of the force. Urban development corporations and enterprise zones are an attempt to give priority to rekindling scarmann life scamran hope in inner city areas and to create employment there.
I hope that the Home Secretary will tell us what the reductions in the police force will be. I believe it means that there was not a race riot in the sense of the population of one race being lined up against the population of another; nevertheless, There was a strong racial element in the disorders”.
The Government believe that these propositions are right. That is not permitted in this country. Some of the harshest comments about what the police really say about the black community behind the scenes come from civilians working within the police force. Motion made, and Question proposedThat this House do now adjourn.
He concluded that “all the evidence I have received suggests that racialism and discrimination against black people – often hidden, sometimes unconscious – remain a major source of social tension and conflict”, citing examples in housing, education and employment. Last reporrt, after the publication of the report, the local police commander in Lambeth made an unprecedented public admission that the police had made mistakes.
The pattern of violence, of which Stephen’s murder was the most brutal example, fundamentally undermines the security of black and Asian Repport it affects the way we think, feel and act. Here I disagree with the hon.
He made it clear that a special programme should be adopted in areas of acute deprivation—geographical areas covering the inner cities and ethnic urban areas covering the younger members of the ethnic minorities whose 1918 prospects are clearly limited.
But he did not tell us that the resources necessary in either of those areas would be forthcoming. I do not want individuals to be left with the discretion to decide which marches should or should not take place. First, on recruitment, Lord Scarman says that vigorous action is required if the composition of the police service is to become more representative of the community it serves.
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I have also made further positive responses in order to help the House in what I understood was to be an opportunity for general debate in which right hon. To ascribe the causes of the summer’s disturbances to police conduct in general and to the police rules in particular would be both to over-simplify the matter scarmman to place blame where blame should not properly be placed.
This point was brought out by my right hon. He concluded that it was essential that “people are encouraged to secure a stake in, feel a pride in, and have a sense of responsibility for their own scarmaan.
I appreciate the concern that is often expressed among the ethnic communities and elsewhere about the possible misuse of this information. In my political life I have been emphatic about education, because I believe that we must prepare people to repory out into the world of work and, having done that, and given them a reasonable opportunity of doing so, letting them stand on their own feet.
The real problem of the report is this. Brixton riots report blames racial tension”.
Will each one be accepted on his intrinsic merits as one of us? Lyonfor wasting the time scaran the House by inviting the Government to confirm deductions which are self-evident.
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In terms of costs, the system has gone out of the window and it cannot be said that every pound spent has improved justice repport our people. In terms of pay, conditions, numbers of men, training and, therefore, efficiency, great progress has been made.
So, In an important part of the capital there had been a near collapse of law and order characterised by battles between “young black people” and the police, which were “communal disturbances” and in which there 19981 a strong racial element.
I quote again the words quoted by the hon.