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Topic: Statement

Statement – Victims’ Commissioner responds to HMICFRS ‘State of Policing’ report

Too many victims of crime are still being let down by police who are failing to get the basics right, the chief inspector of constabulary has said in his annual report.

Statement – Victims’ Commissioner responds to the Baird Inquiry into Greater Manchester Police custody practices

Baroness Newlove: “These findings are truly concerning.”

Statement – Victims’ Commissioner responds to early release announcement

Baroness Newlove: "The justice system faces immense pressure, demanding difficult choices. Yet, victim safety must never be compromised."

Statement – Baroness Newlove welcomes moves to better protect victims’ counselling records

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.

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.

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.