Victim Support are campaigning against government plans to hand their funds to 41 new elected police chiefs.
The charity claims the move will set up a giant bureaucracy and papertrail, meaning it will have to apply for money 41 times around the country, potentially creating a postcode lottery for victims.
Javed Khan is chief exec of Victims Support
More top news
Sadiq Khan has weighed in on the debate over the burkini being banned on some French beaches saying women should not be told what to wear.
The USA women's football team goalkeeper Hope Solo has received a six-month suspension for comments made.
The mobile messaging service Whatsapp is going to start sharing users' phone numbers with Facebook, to ensure "better friend suggestions".