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The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on

Inquiry

The Home Affairs Committee has confirmed its intention to complete its predecessors’ work on The Macpherson Report:  twenty years on, and will take new evidence on policing and race including on concerns raised about the policing of the Covid-19 lockdown and reported disproportionality in fines and investigations of individuals from BME communities.

In 2020 the Committee has also held two one-off evidence sessions which are relevant to this inquiry:

Police ethnic diversity and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners on 11 March 2020

The work of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service on 8 July 2020 

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Third Report - The Macpherson Report: Twenty-two years on
Inquiry The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Committees Home Affairs Committee
HC 139
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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22 July 2020
Inquiry The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Inspector Dan Popple (Inspector at West Midlands Police), PC Adam Ahmed (Leicestershire Police), Bishop Derek Webley (Co-Chair at Windrush Cross-Government Working Group), Pastor Lorraine Jones (Founder and CEO at Dwayne Simpson Foundation CIC), and Sayce Holmes-Lewis (Founder and CEO at Mentivity)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
8 July 2020
Work The work of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service (Regular evidence sessions), and The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on (Inquiry)
Witnesses Dame Cressida Dick DBE QPM (Commissioner at Metropolitan Police), and Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball (Assistant Commissioner for Professionalism at Metropolitan Police)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
24 June 2020
Inquiry The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt QPM (Chair at National Police Chiefs' Council), and Chief Constable Ian Hopkins QPM (Lead for Workforce Representation and Diversity at National Police Chiefs' Council)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
MAC0057 - The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
MAC0056 - The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Metropolitan Police Service
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
MAC0055 - The Macpherson Report: twenty-one years on
Witnesses Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

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