The Labour leader Ed Miliband has paid tribute to the family of Stephen Lawrence on the 20th anniversary of his death.
– Ed Miliband
Stephen Lawrence's death exposed the deep-seated racism in parts of our society, including within the police.
Over the last 20 years, this has dramatically improved, but we must continue to ensure that people in our society are not discriminated against because of the colour of their skin.
Today is also a day to pay tribute to Doreen and Neville Lawrence who have shown incredible strength as they fought, and continue to fight, for justice for their son.