The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has said it will "take a while to gain back trust again" after she met Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to discuss claims that undercover officers hunted for information to smear her family.
Speaking after the meeting, Doreen Lawrence said:
It's going to take some time to build that trust again. I think people at times felt they were beginning to - but I think that's just destroyed some of that now so they need to find some way of how to build that trust yet again.
Doreen Lawrence has said it will "take a while to gain trust" after she met with the Metropolitan Police commissioner over smear claims.
Scotland Yard has been confronted with another accusation of underhand tactics in its investigation of the murder of Stephen Lawrence.
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence said he felt "betrayed" by allegations the Met Police tried to smear his family.