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Read our 2016/17 Annual Report

In her latest annual report, the Victims’ Commissioner, Baroness Newlove, says more needs to be done to support victims and calls for a Victim Law.

The report highlights the need to do more to protect and support vulnerable victims, including those who have suffered from non-recent child sexual abuse, trafficking and cyber-crime.

Download the report (PDF, 1.8 MB) »


The role of the Victims' Commissioner is to promote the interests of victims and witnesses, encourage good practice in their treatment, and regularly review the Code of Practice for Victims which sets out the services victims can expect to receive.

The Commissioner is here to listen to the views of victims and witnesses, understand the criminal justice system from their point of view and try to help improve the services and support available.

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