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Thursday 25 February 1993
All contact between the police and ethnic minority groups should be closely monitored to ensure officers treat everyone fairly, the Association of Chief Police Officers and Commission for Racial Equality said in their first joint report.
Thursday 18 February 1993
A telephone directory listing services for members of ethnic minorities was launched by the Home Office minister Peter Lloyd. He said the UK Black Pages would be a powerful tool for black businesses and for breaking down barriers between ethnic minorities and the rest of the community.
Thursday 30 July 1992
Sir: I and many of my colleagues in the Prison Service were dismayed by your coverage (27 July) of Robin Alfred's report, Black Workers in the Prison Service, published on Monday by the Prison Reform Trust. You seem to have taken the PRT's thoroughly misleading press notice quite uncritically. Of course, race relations in the Prison Service, as in many other organisations, need to be improved: but there is no recognition at all in your article of the strenuous efforts the Prison Service has made. In fact, in his foreword to the report, the PRT's director, Stephen Shaw, says:
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