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Postponed: Victims’ Commissioner questioned on priorities for her new role

30 August 2019

This morning's evidence session with the Victims' Commissioner has been postponed, due to urgent parliamentary business. Apologies for the late notice. We will look to reschedule this important session as soon as is practical.

Purpose of the session

MPs will questions the Victims’ Commissioner on her overall priorities for the role.

The Committee will also investigate a range of issues affecting the criminal justice system and the experience of victims accessing it.

This is likely to include the rate of opportunity to make a Victim Personal Statement, proposals for a Victims’ Law and involvement in the parole process.

Witnesses

Wednesday 4 September, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 10.00am:

  • Dame Vera Baird, Victims' Commissioner
  • Russell A'Court, Chief Executive, Victims Commission

Further information

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