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Lammy slams plans to tackle mistrust of criminal justice system among minorities

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By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING LABOUR MP David Lammy said the UK government is “behind the curve on diversity and needs to catch up”, as the justice secretary pledged to implement changes in the criminal justice system following Lammy’s review of it a few months ago. Justice secretary David Lidington announced steps to challenge “racial bias” in England and Wales on Tuesday (19), following the release of the Lammy Review in September. However, despite “welcoming” the government’s announcement they would be working on many of the recommendations, Lammy said he was “disappointed” with the decision to not commit to recommended targets for…

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