Police forms are 'targeting grime acts'
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Police 696 forms are 'targeting grime acts'

The government is to respond to fears a police risk assessment form has been used in a "racist" way to target grime artists, the Victoria Derbyshire programme understands.

Promoters and licensees in many areas are asked to complete a "Form 696" before hosting some music events featuring "DJs and MCs".

Culture Minister Matt Hancock is set to raise concerns with Mayor Sadiq Khan about the use of the form in London.

Watch the Victoria Derbyshire programme on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 on BBC Two and the BBC News channel.

  • 27 Mar 2017