1. Victim Support Weekly Policy Report 2nd - 8th July

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    By Cumbria Together on 11 July 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  Victims’ Minister Mike Penning confirms the Government will publish “a Green Paper on a Victims’ Law before the summer recess”  The Government announce a rollout of Section 28 by the end of the year, allowing for a vulnerable or intimidated witness to pre-record their cross-examination before the trial  The Fraud Advisory Panel warn that the Government is not doing enough to protect the public from fraud and cybercrime

  2. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update (1)

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    By Cumbria Together on 04 July 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  David Cameron says that the UK will maintain good levels of co-operation on crime, borders and counter-terrorism with the EU  Hate crime reported to the national police portal rises  MoJ statistics reveal regional discrepancies in criminal court effectiveness and waiting times and that only 50% of victims’ compensation is paid within a year

  3. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update

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    By Cumbria Together on 15 June 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  The Wales Bill is presented to Parliament  MP’s vote in favour of the Investigatory Powers Bill  The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child publishes its findings on the UK

  4. Your GP’s are looking for your help

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    By Cumbria Together on 14 June 2016

    Cumbria CCG are currently undertaking a short questionnaire asking people of Cumbria how they’d like to see technology used in healthcare in Cumbria.

  5. Victim Support Weekly Policy Report 27th May – 3rd June

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    By Cumbria Together on 06 June 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  The Times reports that Policing Minister Mike Penning will publish a green paper enshrining the Conservative’s manifesto pledge for a victims’ law  The Joint Committee on Human Rights says the Investigatory Powers Bill is “a significant step forward in human rights terms”  Lord Harris of Haringey is appointed to undertake a review of London’s preparedness for a future major terrorist incident  The Liberal Democrat’s propose amendments to the Policing and Crime Bill that would give victims of revenge porn anonymity