Mayor orders diversity review for Met police


Sadiq Khan has hailed Britain’s biggest police force for reaching 4,000 ethnic minority officers for the first time – but admits “we need to do far better”. In an interview with Eastern Eye, the mayor of London said he will get legal advice on what the Metropolitan Police can do to become more diverse. Khan watched 311 new recruits pass their Met training last Friday (9) in Hendon, north London, 79 of whom were from a BME (black and minority ethnic) background. The former Labour MP admitted having more officers from different backgrounds was a long-running saga but believes progress…

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