Baroness Newlove has today (28 January 2016) been re-appointed as Victims’ Commissioner for another 3 years.
The reappointment will allow her to continue to extend and grow her programme of work in the victims field.
Baroness Newlove will continue to inform policy making and play a significant role in delivering services and support to victims across the criminal justice system.
Victims’ Commissioner Baroness Newlove said:
I am delighted to be able to continue as the Victims’ Commissioner. I have worked hard over the past 3 years to establish an office that enables me to support victims and improve their experience of the criminal justice system.
By reviewing compliance with the Victims’ Code I have encouraged positive changes in victims’ treatment and look forward to building on this work during my next term.
The Victims’ Commissioner’s role involves:
Looking at key parts of the criminal justice system
Attending conferences, workshops and events
Contributing to consultations affecting victims and witnesses
Meeting a range of victims and witness and victims’ organisations