A UKIP official who mocked murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence as “Saint Stephen” and claimed his mother, campaigner Doreen Lawrence, was “boring us all to tears” has been selected as a candidate. Pamela Preedy was the secretary of UKIP’s Redcar branch when she was exposed for a series of vile remarks about Lawrence, whose killing led to profound cultural […]

Boris Johnson claimed police were “the victims” of original inquiry Questioned whether new probe is waste of “time and money” Suggested racial awareness training is distraction from policing Boris Johnson called a prospective inquiry into the Met Police spying operation on the grieving family of Stephen Lawrence a potential waste of “time and a lot of money”. He […]

Still on his skiing holiday in Italy, Scrapbook reported yesterday on the bizarre delay in London’s mayor issuing a statement on the Stephen Lawrence trial — but perhaps his previous statements can explain why. Boris Johnson has stated that the police are the “victims” of the Macpherson report into the murder and claimed that  reforms flowing from the inquiry […]