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Scarman on hopes for inquiry

Title
Scarman on hopes for inquiry
Genre
Interview
TX Date
9 Jun 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:08:00
Description
Interview with Lord Scarman (Leslie Scarman) before the start of his inquiry into the Brixton race riots and police involvement in them. Comments on the splitting of the inquiry into 2 phases, areas that will be investigated, fears of locals of effect of giving evidence or a whitewash, optimism for the inquiry and report. Dave Loyn interviews. Sound is in mono.
Contributors
Dave Loyn; Leslie Scarman
Keywords
London; Legal procedure; Social problems; Interethnic relations; Housing; Police; Violence; Unemployment; Metropolitan Police; Riots; Policing practice; Brixton; Police management; Public inquiries; Witnesses

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