Former Met Police chief to be made a Lib Dem peer

Former Met Police deputy commissioner Brian Paddick is to become a Liberal Democrat peer in the House of Lords, it has been announced.

Former Metropolitan Deputy Assistant Commissioner Brian Paddick Credit: Rebecca Naden/PA Archive

As announced on Wednesday, Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murder teenager Stephen, has also been confirmed as receiving a seat in the Lords.

Race equality Campaigner Doreen Lawrence becomes a baroness.

Other names on a list of the latest peerages include Jenny Jones, former Chair of the Green Party and Ministry of Sound mogul James Palumbo.

London's Ministry of Sound is a world renowned nightclub and record label. Credit: Press Assocation

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Former Met chief to be a peer

Former Met Police deputy commissioner Brian Paddick, JCB boss Sir Anthony Bamford, Doreen Lawrence and Ministry of Sound mogul James Palumbo are among those to be made peers in the House of Lords