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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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Met Chief describes meeting as 'constructive'

The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has issued the following statement, following his meeting with Doreen and Stuart Lawrence:

"The Deputy Commissioner and I were very pleased to have the opportunity to meet Doreen and Stuart Lawrence today. It was a constructive meeting.

"These are serious allegations and I understand why the Lawrence family want answers quickly. I am determined for Operation Herne to establish the facts as quickly as possible for an operation of this size."

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