'Race bias' in justice system: Government to unveil action

'Race bias' in justice system: Government to unveil action
 

The justice secretary is to outline steps to tackle "race bias" in the criminal justice system in England and Wales.
It follows a report from MP David Lammy, which found the system discriminated against people from ethnic minority backgrounds.
David Lidington has pledged work on each of Mr Lammy's 35 recommendations.
But a proposal aimed at boosting ethnic diversity among the judiciary has not been accepted, it is understood.
The Lammy review, published in September, said that people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds make up 25% of the prison population and 41% of... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Regional, Views: 60
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