Camden Lib Dems in cross-party motion at Camden Council in solidarity with Black Lives Matter
Cllr Luisa Porritt responds to a cross-party motion in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, calling for an end to the use of suspicionless stop and search and facial recognition technology by the Metropolitan Police.Posted by Camden Liberal Democrats on Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Cllr. Luisa Porritt worked with parties across Camden Council on a motion in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
In her speech seconding the motion, she also called for an end to the use of suspicionless stop and search and facial recognition technology by the Metropolitan Police.
Camden Council has released its early findings into the disproportionate impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities.
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We have all been touched by the grief and anger of the recent protests in the US and at home.
The Liberal Democrats exist to fight for justice, liberty and equality and we support the Black Lives Matter movement.
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