Doreen Lawrence set to meet the Home Seretary

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence will meet the Home Secretary today. Doreen Lawrence is expected to call for either a Leveson-style inquiry or an independent panel to look into claims that undercover police hunted for information to smear her family.

Stephen Lawrence's mother, Doreen
Stephen Lawrence's mother, Doreen Credit: Press Association

Lawyer, Michael Mansfield QC 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."

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Doreen Lawrence: I've lost trust

Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, has said she has lost trust after meeting Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe to discuss claims that the police attempted to smear their campaign.