1. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update 15th - 22nd July

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    By Cumbria Together on 26 July 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  Dr Phillip Lee MP is appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Victims, Youth and Family Justice  10% of the adult population are falling victim to fraud and cybercrime, according to figures published by the ONS  Figures obtained by the BBC show the CPS abandoned criminal proceedings against 52,288 people in 2014-15 due to insufficient evidence

  2. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update (2)

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    By Cumbria Together on 19 July 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  Liz Truss MP is announced as the new Justice Secretary, replacing Michael Gove  Amber Rudd MP is announced as the new Home Secretary  MP’s vote against a proposed amendment to the Wales Bill which would see crime, public order and policing devolved from the UK Parliament  The CPS is prosecuting a record number of hate crimes according to a new report  Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, David Isaac, says that tougher sentences are needed for hate crimes

  3. Outreach Cumbria's LGBT Forums

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    By Cumbria Together on 19 July 2016

    To find out more visit - www.outreachcumbria.co.uk

  4. Technology helps students ‘ChatHealth’

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    By Cumbria Together on 19 July 2016

    An exciting new text messaging service called ChatHealth has launched here in Cumbria, it allows secondary school children to text their school nurse with any issues they are having in a confidential way.

  5. Forced Marriage Unit 2016 Summer Campaign

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    By Cumbria Together on 13 July 2016

    The Forced Marriage Unit summer campaign kicked off yesterday 12th July and will continue until 22nd July