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Sadiq Khan: Gender and ethnicity of next Met Police chief ‘doesn’t matter’

The mayor of London has said the gender or ethnicity of the next commissioner of the Met Police “doesn’t matter” and that he is “more concerned about their ability to get it”.

Sadiq Khan has said he is “less concerned about gender, ethnicity and religion” of the candidates for the capital’s top policing job, while stressing the importance of the “values” needed to bring about big changes within the beleaguered force.

Speaking to LondonWorld after a major City Hall speech on policing reform this morning (Friday, June 17) Mr Khan said: “What's important is for the next commissioner to get it. Their gender doesn't matter, their ethnicity doesn't matter."
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