Victim Support Weekly Policy Report 27th May – 3rd June
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
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Victim Support Weekly Policy Update 20th - 27th May
In this week’s briefing: Sophie Linden is announced as London’s new Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime “The criminal justice system is close to breaking point”, according to a report by the Public Accounts Committee Victims’ Commissioner, Baroness Newlove, says victims are still being “forgotten and ignored” by the criminal justice system The Labour Party launches a ten day campaign for major changes to the Investigatory Powers Bill
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The newsletter includes details of four new CPAG Training Courses, information about a new mental health information line in Cumbria and we focus on two of our members.
Victim Support Weekly Policy Update 13th – 20th May
Your Weekly Policy Update: 13 – 20 May In this week’s briefing: The Queen’s speech sets out a programme of reform for the coming parliamentary session Carwyn Jones is re-appointed as First Minister for Wales The Home Secretary Theresa May says “victims of abuse are still being let down”