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Met plays down claims of BAME bias in lockdown FPNs

Claims of racial bias in lockdown enforcement have been played down by the capital's police force. The Metropolitan Police said hot weather was the biggest driver of breaches and the majority were young, white men.

The Met issued a S35 dispersal order for Hampstead Heath and Parliament Hill yesterday following a brawl involving up to 50 people

The Met issued a S35 dispersal order for Hampstead Heath and Parliament Hill yesterday following a brawl involving up to 50 people

Date - 3rd June 2020
By - Chris Smith
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The findings were released in an analysis by the Met of its enforcement data which also gave an early explanation of why so few fixed penalty notices have been issued and arrests made in a city with a population of nearly 8.5m. More BAME people...
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