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BLOG: National Stalking Awareness Week: Delivering a victim-centred, collaborative approach to tackle stalking 

To mark National Stalking Awareness Week, Victims' Commissioner Baroness Newlove highlights the importance of centring the victim and working collaboratively when tackling stalking.

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

BLOG: Victims of persistent anti-social behaviour need more support

In a compelling account, the Victims' Commissioner Baroness Newlove sets out why more needs to be done to support victims of anti-social behaviour.

New Victims Bill measures a ‘solid step forward’, but further progress needed — Victims’ Commissioner

While many of the revisions are welcome and in line with campaigning by the Victims' Commissioner, Baroness Newlove hopes to see further progress in the coming weeks.

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.

Victims’ Commissioner launches new anti-social behaviour survey

Baroness Newlove invites victims to participate in a fresh survey exploring their experiences of anti-social behaviour.

Statement – Angiolini Inquiry Part 1