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Met chief meets Mrs Lawrence

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has met the Metropolitan Police Commissioner today to discuss claims that undercover officers hunted for information to smear her family.

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Lawrence family want 'efficient, focused inquiry'

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence is due to meet the Home Secretary today to discuss claims that undercover police officers hunted for information to smear her family. Her lawyer Michael Mansfield said:

She will be wanting something done in public and the nearest example is Leveson, or an alternative scenario is one like the Hillsborough panel that looks at all the material. One of these two has got to happen. Not another internal inquiry which will not be made public because they will claim it's sensitive information.

We're not talking about a public inquiry that takes years and a report that gets left on the back burner, we're talking about an efficient, focused inquiry.

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