Labour peers have welcomed the news that Stephen Lawrence's mother Doreen is to be made a Labour peer:
Great news that the formidable campaigner for justice Doreen Lawrence is joining Labours team in the Lords. We welcome & respect her.
Absolutely delighted that Doreen Lawrence is joining the Labour benches in the Lords. She'll make a great contribution to our Party
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