Minster for policing acknowledges BMH UK's work in announcement on new Taser

Monday, 06 March 2017

Brandon_Lewis_MP_797_x_691The Minister of State for Fire and Police, Brandon Lewis MP acknowledged Black Mental Health UK in his statement to parliament on the work by the police to improve transparency on how they use force, however he also confirmed that the Home Secretary has authorised a new more powerful Taser. BMH UK are concerned that the introduction of this weapon will undermine community confidence in the police and lead to higher levels of force being used against the most vulnerable people from Britain's black communities.

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