My Lords, 41% of children in prisons are from the BAME community, and a large number of them are Muslims. About 15% of prisoners are Muslims, and in London, the figure is 27%. Some of those Muslims
Lord Sheikh: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent assessment they have made of the level of racism within British police forces and how this can best be addressed. The Minister of State,
My Lords, I welcome the Bill, as there is a general consensus that crime and policing legislation is in need of greater development. The Bill has the potential to introduce reforms that will not only
Lord Sheikh: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of recently published figures relating to stop-and-search operations undertaken by the police. Lord Brett: My Lords, stop and
Lord Sheikh asked Her Majesty’s Government: What are the targets set for black and minority ethnic police officer recruitment for each police force for each of the last five calendar years.
Lord Sheikh asked Her Majesty’s Government: How many black minority ethnic police officers have been recruited by each police force in each of the past five calendar years. The Parliamentary
Lord Sheikh asked Her Majesty’s Government: What steps they are taking to encourage recruitment of ethnic minorities to the police force. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office
Lord Sheikh asked Her Majesty’s Government: Whether the arrangements for selecting officers from ethnic minorities for promotion in the police service are fair. The Parliamentary