Doreen Lawrence

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Person.png Baroness Lawrence   Amazon SourcewatchRdf-icon.png
(Writer, parliamentarian)
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Addressing the 2013 Labour Party conference
Born Doreen Delceita Graham
24 October 1952
Colony of Jamaica
Nationality British
Alma mater University of Greenwich
Children • Stephen Lawrence
• The Hon. Stuart Lawrence
• Georgina Lawrence
Spouse Neville Lawrence
Party Labour

Employment.png Member of the House of Lords

In office
15 October 2013 - Present

Employment.png Chancellor of De Montfort University

In office
22 January 2016 - Present

Doreen Lawrence, Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon, is a British Jamaican campaigner and the mother of Stephen Lawrence, a black British teenager who was murdered in a racist attack in South East London on 22 April 1993.[1] She promoted reforms of the Metropolitan Police Service and founded the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. She was appointed OBE for "services to community relations" in 2003, and was ennobled in 2013 as a Life Peer in the House of Lords, where she supports the Labour Party.[2]


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