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Victims and Prisoners Bill

This page hosts content relevant to the Victims and Prisoners Bill.

2023 Victims and Prisoners Bill

On 16 May 2023, the House of Commons Public Bill Committee, the Committee set to scrutinise the Victims and Prisoners Bill line by line, issued a public call for written evidence.

The Office of the Victims’ Commissioner submitted its written evidence to the Committee on 21 June 2023. This is available to download (below – PDF) and view on the website (HMTL).

2022 Victims Law consultation response (PDF)

The Victims’ Commissioner submitted the consultation response on 3 February 2022. View the full consultation document on the Ministry of Justice website.

The OVC consultation response comprises three separate documents:

  1. The complete Victims’ Law consultation response;
  2. Appendix 1: Framework for enacting the Victims’ Code (diagram);
  3. Appendix 2: Data on victims and receipt of Victims’ Code rights (table of data);