1. Your Chance to get involved

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    By Cumbria Together on 30 November 2016

    The Crown Prosecution Service(CPS) is carrying out some public consultations on the CPS public policy statements for dealing with;

  2. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 28th October - 4th November

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    By Cumbria Together on 11 November 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  Andrew Rosindell MP presents the British Victims of Terrorism (Asset-Freezing and Compensation) Bill to Parliament  The High Court rules that “the Government does not have power under the Crown's prerogative to trigger Article 50”  The Government publishes its five year National Cyber-Security Strategy  Lord Toby Harris recommends that victims and survivors of terrorism should have access to a dedicated source of information and advice

  3. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 21st - 28th October

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    By Cumbria Together on 01 November 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  MoJ statistics show that reoffending rates for adults serving short term sentences have reached their highest level in a decade  VS and MOPAC launches the UK’s first live chat service for victims  A Police Federation survey of 45,000 officers reveals that that the majority of officers report low morale  The Justice Select Committee calls for a step change in the way that young adult offenders are dealt with in the criminal justice system

  4. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 14th - 21st October

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    By Cumbria Together on 01 November 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  Dr Philip Lee, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice, says there are currently no plans to amend the Code of Practice for Victims’ of Crime following the UK’s decision to leave the EU  Neil Basu, Deputy Assistance Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, is appointed as the new Senior National Coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing, succeeding Helen Ball  Sir Thomas Winsor raises concerns that some police forces are failing to take their child protection responsibilities seriously  Knife crime increases by over 9% in the last year, according to new figures from the ONS

  5. What's the problem? A guide for parents of children and young people who have got in trouble online

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    By Cumbria Together on 01 November 2016

    The enclosed guide has some really good advice for parents concerned about the online activity of their children.