Thursday 19 January 2017 / 10:50 AM 2017 Press Archive / The Latest from Labour

The Tory Government are letting down victims of crime – Christina Rees

Christina Rees MP, Labour’s Shadow Justice Minister,
speaking in response to the statement by Baroness Newlove, the Victims’
Commissioner, said:

“This is a damning indictment of a Tory Government that is letting
the victims of crime down.

promising a Victims’ Law in 2015, the Conservatives have dragged their feet
ever since.

will keep pressing for the rights of victims to be enshrined in law so that
every victim can make a personal statement when in court.

time the Government lived up to its promises.”