Met commander is moved after Lawrence police report

The Counter Terrorism Command chief has been temporarily moved to a non-operational role after the report into the original Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry.

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Baroness Lawrence: Met must 'take action'

Baroness Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, has written directly to the Met's Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe to call for him to take action on revelations that officers had spied on her family.

Baroness Lawrence has written directly to Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe Credit: Reuters

A report released yesterday found that an undercover 'spy' working for the Met had been embedded within the Lawrence family camp during the Macpherson Inquiry, which examined the Met's original investigation into the murder.

In the letter Baroness Lawrence asks for the Met to take decisive action against the individuals involved, and for the Commissioner to respond to her directly.

She also said that any confidence she had in the force had been shattered.

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