The Chair of the Trident Independent Advisory Group hasaccused the MET of removing her from the panel because she has been critical ofthem in the past.
Claudia Webbe says the Independent Advisory group wasset up to bring the police and community together and she says therestructuring of the group which advises Scotland yard on gang and gun crime isa 'backward step' for race relations.
The Met says it is changing the IAG for its Trident unitto make it more representative of the community. But Ms Webbe says the forcehas taken more control of the group and that some new members are actually fromgroups with police contracts and could have a conflict of interest.
More top news
Large plumes of black smoke could be seen coming from the boat which caught fire while anchored on the River Thames.
London mayor Boris Johnson is under pressure to issue health warnings about his new double decker bus during the heatwave.
It's all over in a split second when you watch on TV. But just look at what happens when a serve at Wimbledon is played in super slo-mo.