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Annual report of the Victims’ Commissioner 2020 to 2021


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The second Annual Report from Dame Vera Baird QC covers the period from April 2020 to March 2021.

This report includes:

  • The Victims’ Commissioner’s vision for reconceptualising the status of victims;
  • An in-depth review of the government’s end-to-end rape review;
  • An overview of the challenges facing the courts system following the pandemic;
  • Calls for the government to undertake an independent review into domestic homicide sentencing;
  • Recommendations for the government to take forward to tackle anti-social behaviour.

To read the news story about the report click here.