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Victims and Witnesses
20 Oct 2010
Improving practice and provision in a new landscape. 7th Annual Conference held in central London

This conference provided the opportunity to hear from senior stakeholders in the criminal justice sector discussing the latest government policy and practice strategies designed to address gaps, implement and improve provision systematically in every locality in a time of austerity.

Programme
09:50
Paul Whittaker, Chief Crown Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service Merseyside
Welcome and introduction by conference chair

10:00
Javed Khan, Chief Executive, Victim Support
What victims and witnesses want: the future of support services

10:19
Crispin Blunt MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice
Morning keynote address

10:30
Crispin Blunt MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice
Question and answer session

10:55
Assistant Chief Constable Gary Cann, ACPO Victims and Witnesses Lead, West Midlands Police
Putting victims and witness at the heart of delivering justice

11:00
Kathryn Stone OBE, Chief Executive, Voice UK
Seven years on... for better or worse

11:20
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:35
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
12:05
Seminar A: Moving on using restorative justice solutions
Lizzie Nelson, Director, Restorative Justice Consortium

12:05
Seminar B: Confronting perceptions and myths: Supporting victims of sexual abuse and violence
Professor Joanna Bourke, Author of Rape: A History from 1860s to Present, Birkbeck College Dr Kirsten Campbell, Senior Lecturer, Goldsmiths, University of London

12:05
Seminar C: Raising public confidence in coming forward and reporting crime
Sgt Sallie Churchill, Lead Officer for the National ACPO Portfolio of Victims and Witnesses, West Midlands Police

12:55
Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition
13:55
John Booth, Director of Criminal Justice Reform, Ministry of Justice
Strategic provisions for victims and witnesses: national good practice examples

14:15
Louise Casey, Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses
Afternoon keynote address: The poor relation? Victims in the criminal justice system

What's on now:
14:35
Carole Oatway, Chief Executive, Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
Delivering a faster, fairer service

14:55
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:15
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:45
Stream D: Sustaining improvements
James Gibbs, Regional Co-ordinator, Greater Manchester, VOICE UK

15:45
Stream E: A Hard thing to do - Child witnesses in the criminal justice system
Janique Burden, NSPCC Young Witness Service Manager, Northern Ireland Sarah Allum, NSPCC Young Witness Service Manager, Devon & Cornwall

15:45
Stream F:
Emma Mamo, Policy and Campaigns Manager (Social Inclusion and Rights), Mind Amy Whitelock, Senior Policy and Campaigns Officer (Social Inclusion and Rights), Mind

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