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UK Victims' Commissioner quits and accuses ministers of 'downgrading' interests

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Victims Commissioner Dame Vera Baird is to stand down. She accused ministers of 'downgrading' victims interests in the Government's priorities and of 'side-lining' her office. In a letter to Justice Secretary Brandon Lewis, Dame Vera said she had twice been invited to apply for a second term in the post.
2 months ago

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UK Victims' Commissioner quits and accuses ministers of 'downgrading' interests

The former Labour MP was originally appointed to the post championing victims’ rights in 2019, but said that unlike her predecessor Dominic Raab, she was not offered an automatic second term

2 months ago·Newcastleupon Tyne, United Kingdom
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