It is essential that the police, courts and other agencies do more to ensure that the rights of people affected by crime are at the heart of the criminal justice system, the chief executive of independent charity Victim Support said. Javed Khan added:
Victim Support welcomes any initiative that seeks to deliver better treatment for victims and witnesses and we look forward to using our experience from contacting more than one million victims every year to contribute to this review.
As director of public prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC introduced significant improvements to the way the criminal justice system treats victims and witnesses and we welcome the opportunity to work closely with him once more.
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