She refers to police doing "random" S&S as if that is a fact. It ISN'T. It's a lie. There is no "random" S&S. The vast majority are conducted under>
She refers to the majority of S&S being for drugs TOTALLY ignoring the fact that the majority of the serious>
She quotes several anti-police, anti-S&S >
And she quotes as absolute fact the disproportionality statistics as if they are incontrovertible >
And even if there IS disproportionality, she and the other anti-police, anti S&S campaigners attribute it solely to police being racist despite the fact that there are several other valid explanations>
That "better" is for her to dig FAR deeper into the very complex issues>
What IS needed is focus on the things which DO still need attention. I'll mention those on another thread!
Finally I should point out that although I have directed these comments at her, Diane Abbott is not alone in this. I have directed the response to her as>
We need our politicians and media to challenge them & dig deeper if we are EVER to move the issue on.