Victim Support Weekly Policy Update
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
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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