1. Launch of the New Thinkuknow Resource for Eight-to-Ten Year Olds

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    By Cumbria Together on 16 February 2017

    Today the National Crime Agency have launched a brand new Thinkuknow resource for eight to ten year olds called Play Like Share.

  2. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 3rd - 10th February 2017

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    By Cumbria Together on 16 February 2017

    In this week’s briefing: • Liz Saville Roberts MP introduced a Bill to prevent defence lawyers asking victims of sexual abuse irrelevant questions about their previous sexual history at court • Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss announced a new prison and probation service • The ONS published statistics on violent crime and sexual offences for the year ending March 2016

  3. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 27th January - 3rd February

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    By Cumbria Together on 08 February 2017

    In this week’s briefing: • Nusrat Ghani MP introduces the Crime (Aggravated Murder of and Violence against Women) Bill to Parliament • The Policing and Crime Bill receives Royal Assent • The Mayor of London (Sadiq Khan) announces that a Victims’ Commissioner for London will be appointed, the first of its kind

  4. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 13th - 20th January 2017

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    By Cumbria Together on 25 January 2017

    In this week’s briefing: • The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, warns that it will become increasingly difficult to keep Londoner’s safe if further cuts are made to the Metropolitan Police Service • Director of the UK Fraud Advisory Panel, David Clarke, suggests that victims of bank transfer fraud should consider taking banks to court as ‘facilitators’ of the crime • New ONS figures show there were over 10 million victims of crime last year

  5. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 6th - 13th January

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    By Cumbria Together on 13 January 2017

    In this week’s briefing: •MP’s debate Lords amendments to the Policing and Crime Bill •New research carried out for Barnardo’s finds that almost three quarters of children aged between 11 and 15 in England believe age appropriate sex and relationship education would make them safer •Researchers at Cambridge University warn that banks are more likely to refuse compensation to victims of fraud who are elderly, poor, female or black