1. 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

  2. Text 999

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    By Cumbria Together on 02 June 2016

    The emergencySMS service has been developed by RNID, BT, Cable and Wireless, the Department of Communities and Local Government, OFCOM, the UK emergency services and all mobile network operators. For further information please click here.

  3. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update 20th - 27th May

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    By Cumbria Together on 31 May 2016

    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

  4. Latest News from Cumbria Advice Network

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    By Cumbria Together on 26 May 2016

    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.

  5. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update 13th – 20th May

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    By Cumbria Together on 26 May 2016

    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”