The Lawrence Report: Main Recommendations

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The Home Secretary should declare improving relations between police and ethnic minorities a major priority.

An immediate review of racism awareness training throughout the police service.

A "forthwith" inspection of the Metropolitan Police by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary to restore public confidence in the service.

A shake-up in the structure of the Met to put it on the same footing of accountability with its police authority as other forces.

The school national curriculum should be changed so that it "values cultural diversity" and reflects society.

Any police officer found to have acted in a racist manner should be sacked.

Investigations into complaints against police should be carried out independently.