Stephen Lawrence's mother Doreen to be made a peer

Doreen Lawrence is expected to follow the Labour whip in the Lords. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Doreen Lawrence, who has campaigned tirelessly for justice following the racist murder of her son Stephen, is to receive a seat in the House of Lords in a new peerages list.

The 60-year-old will be confirmed as a baroness when the list is published, which is expected to be tomorrow.

The London Evening Standard has reported she will be a Labour peer and is expected to attend the Lords regularly.

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