The Victims’ Commissioner uses meetings with senior decision-makers to:
- raise issues on behalf of victims
- seek improvements to the services victims are entitled to receive
Contact us for any earlier meeting notes.
Briefing for the meeting with Sonia Crozier, Chief Probation Officer
Includes discussion about changes to the management structure within HMPPS.
Meeting with Susan Acland Hood, CEO of HMCTS (5 February 2019)
Includes discussion of Mental Health Tribunals, Witness Care Units and the use of video testimony by vulnerable witnesses.
Meeting of meeting between Max Hill QC – Director of Public Prosecutions – and Baroness Newlove – Victims’ Commissioner
Meeting between the VC and DPP to discuss victim-related issues that fall within the remit of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
Meeting with Caroline Corby, Chair of the Parole Board (12 November 2018)
Includes discussion of Parole Board transparency, the Victim Contact Scheme and supporting victims at hearings.
Meeting with Sonia Crozier, Director of the National Probation Service (10 October 2018)
Includes discussion of parole processes, 'discretionary victims' and victims of mentally disordered offenders.
Meeting with Linda Brown, CEO of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (9 October 2018)
Includes discussion of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Review and the National Victims Strategy.
Meeting with Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service (7 June 2018)
Includes discussion of registered intermediaries and feedback from bereaved victims of mentally disordered offenders.
Meeting with Linda Brown, Interim CEO for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (23 April 2018)
Includes discussion of the Victims' Commissioner's review of Criminal Injuries Compensation and compensation for mental injury.
Meeting with National Policing Lead for Victims and Witnesses (16 January 2018)
Includes discussion of Victim Personal Statements, rape investigations and honour based violence prosecutions.