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Proposed new victims’ legislation

The Victims’ Commissioner Dame Vera Baird has today published a new paper setting out her ambitions for the long-awaited Victims’ Law and calls for criminal justice agencies to be more accountable and for victims to be accorded “participants’ rights". The Government has been promising a “Victims’ Law” for some years… The Victims’ Commissioner Dame Vera Baird has today published a new paper setting out her ambitions for the long-awaited Victims’ Law and calls for criminal justice agencies to be more accountable and for victims to be accorded “participants’ rights". Work with Offenders reviews the proposals...

Massive increase in prison kitchen training

Prisons Minister Lucy Frazer announced today that Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and The Clink charity have agreed to extend their training programme, currently already operating in HMPs High Down, Cardiff, Brixton and Styal, to offenders working in an additional 70 prison kitchens. Following successful pilots, training will… Work with offenders looks at the MoJ announcement to roll out The Clink Kitchens training programme into 70 prisons...