Wednesday 24 February 2021 / 1:12 PM Justice / Peter Kyle

Peter Kyle responds to the Victims Commissioner’s call for the introduction of a Victims Law

Peter Kyle MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Victims and Youth Justice, responding to the Victims Commissioner’s call for the introduction of a Victims Law, said:

“We are pleased to see the Victims’ Commissioner calling for a new law to place victims at the heart of the justice system.

“After years of failed promises from the government, Labour recently introduced a draft Victims Law to Parliament that would do just that. It’s there, published, and ready to go.

“The government needs to work with us to get it onto statute without more delay, and end the scandal of victims facing the second injustice of being let down by the very system that is supposed to help them.”