Briefings and consulations
The policy team produces briefings on specific policy areas to inform and engage with central government, criminal justice agencies, our staff and volunteers as well as other third sector organisations, media, think tanks and academics. We will put these briefings online as we write them – and we welcome yours views and experiences. Get in touch using the form below, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011
The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act received Royal Assent on 15 September – read our briefing.
Burglary sentencing guidlines
Our response to the Sentencing Council's consultation on burglary sentencing guidelines.
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Stalking and harassment
Read our response to cross party justice unions parliamentary group enquiry into legislation on stalking and harassment.
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Policing on the frontline
Read our briefing in response to Sir Denis O'Connor's (HM Cheif Inspector of Constabulary) recent report defining the 'front line' in policing.
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Punishment, rehabilitation and sentencing
Our response to the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) consultation, Breaking the Cycle: Effective punishment, rehabilitation and sentencing of offenders.
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Condensed response to 'Breaking the Cycle: Effective punsihment, rehabilitation and sentencing of offenders.'
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Coroners and inquests
Our response to 'Coroners and Inquests: The guide and Charter' discussion paper.
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The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill is currently making its way through Parliament. Read our briefing.
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Victim personal statements (VPS)
Victim personal statements were a central theme in our sentencing report. Read our question and answers on victim personal statements.
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