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Topic: Media

Statement – Crown Court backlog hits another record high

Baroness Newlove: "No victim should be expected to wait years before their case gets to court. As we can see from the victim attrition statistics, justice delayed all too often is becoming justice denied."

Statement – HMCPSI inspection of CPS actions in the Valdo Calocane case

Responding to the HMCPSI report and its recommendations, the Victims' Commissioner issued a statement reflecting on the Chief Inspectors' findings.

Victim advocates play “invaluable” role in justice system – new research

A new report from the Victims' Commissioner spotlights the crucial role victim advocates play in supporting victims through the criminal justice process.

BLOG: ‘Women supporting women’ – the power of victim advocates

This International Women’s Day, Baroness Newlove celebrates the vital role victim advocates play in empowering women to navigate the criminal justice system with confidence.

Statement – Angiolini Inquiry Part 1

Statement – Rape Review Progress Report

Victims' Commissioner "cautiously optimistic" about Rape Review progress, but warns progress risks being undermined by court delays and barrister shortages.

Statement – rape review progress “risks being undermined by systemic issues eroding victim confidence”

The Victims' Commissioner reacts to the latest Ministry of Justice Criminal Justice System (CJS) Delivery Data Dashboard.

BLOG: The Victims Bill doesn’t do enough to protect victims

The Victims' Commissioner and Domestic Abuse Commissioner join forces in calling for stronger Victims and Prisoners Bill.

Victims’ Commissioner statement on joint inspectorate report: Meeting the needs of victims in the criminal justice system

The criminal justice system is not providing the highest quality service to many victims and does not always invest the time and attention needed in cases, a new report has found.

BLOG: As my survey shows, women are still not getting good treatment in our justice system

As we kick off 16 Days of Activism, Baroness Newlove reacts to fresh survey findings showing women’s low confidence and satisfaction in the criminal justice system.