1. Insight Report from Victim Support

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    By Cumbria Together on 06 May 2016

    New research profiling the victims & risk factors of the most prevalent crimes in England and Wales

  2. Victim Support Weekly Policy Report 15 - 22 April

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    By Cumbria Together on 06 May 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  The number of police recorded sexual offences passes 100,000 for the first time, according to the ONS  Research carried out by Victim Support reveals that disabled people are almost three and a half times more likely to suffer serious violence  A report by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust finds that the number of stalking cases recorded by the police represents less than 1% of the cases that take place each year

  3. International day against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

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    By Cumbria Together on 28 April 2016

    17th May @ LGBTHQ, Fisher Street Carlisle

  4. Victim Support Weekly Policy Report 8th - 15th April

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    By Cumbria Together on 19 April 2016

    Your Weekly Policy Update: 8 – 15 April In this week’s briefing:  Nazir Afzal OBE is appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners  A joint inspection by HMIC and HMCPSI finds the digitalisation of the criminal justice system is having a limited positive impact on victims and witnesses  Plaid Cymru Home Affairs and Justice Spokesperson, Liz Saville Roberts MP, says that powers given to the Children’s Commissioner for Wales should be extended to include any area that involves the abuse of children

  5. Victim Support Weekly Policy Report 24th March - 1st April

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    By Cumbria Together on 04 April 2016

    In this week’s briefing: • Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham says he “completely agrees” with devolving policing to the Welsh Government • The Home Affairs Committee recommends that any expansion of the PCC role needs to be incremental and carefully judged • Statistics published by the Ministry of Justice show that Crown Court waiting times have increased substantially over the last two years