'Shameful' stop and search impact on ethnic minorities

The impact of stop and search powers on ethnic minority communities is "shameful" and reform is urgently needed, the shadow home secretary has said.

A man is stopped and searched. Credit: Katie Collins/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Labour's Yvette Cooper has called for an overhaul of stop and search powers, including a ban on targets for stop and searches being given to officers. Ms Cooper also wants current guidance on avoiding race discrimination replaced with legislation.

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'Shameful' stop and search impact on ethnic minorities

The impact of stop and search powers on ethnic minority communities is "shameful" and reform is urgently needed, the shadow home secretary has said.