Philip Davies: The Minister trotted out a rather meaningless statistic about the proportion of stop-and-searches on different communities
Philip Davies: I appreciate that the Minister is in a difficult position, because he has to defend the remarks on stop-and-search that th
Philip Davies: Is it the right hon. Lady’s contention that police officers in this country are institutionally racist?
Philip Davies: The right hon. Lady gave a very interesting answer, but it suffered from not answering the question I actually asked.
Philip Davies: It is a proportion, not a number.
Philip Davies: Thank you, Mr Owen. I will try to resist more interventions on that basis. I do not accept the premise the hon.
Philip Davies: I will come on to address those points in my remarks, but the implication of what the hon.
Philip Davies: I am giving out the facts, and the facts of the matter are, as I went into earlier—I am sure the right hon.
Philip Davies: I agree wholeheartedly with the hon. Gentleman, and I am grateful to him for that support.
Philip Davies: My right hon. Friend makes a good point; it is difficult to disaggregate drugs from some of the violence we see.