New emergency UK aid for Sierra Leone landslide victims

UK steps up support to provide clean water, food and medicines to assist communities worst affected. The UK is stepping up with new emergency support that will provide clean water, food and medicines to assist people in the communities worst affected by the devastating floods and mudslide in Sierra Leone, International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced … Read more

Attorney General helps record number of victims and families get justice

More victims and their families get justice than ever before, after 141 criminals had their sentences increased under the ULS scheme. New statistics released today show the Attorney General’s Office has helped more victims and their families get justice than ever before, after 141 criminals had their sentences increased under the Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme … Read more

Funding secured to support victims of domestic abuse

A multi-agency funding bid submitted by Knowsley Council has secured just over £300,000 of funding to support victims of domestic abuse. The funding from the Department for Communities and Local Government was submitted on behalf of Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton and Wirral Councils and their respective Community Safety Partnerships to support victims of domestic abuse in … Read more

Government support for more than 19,000 victims of domestic abuse

Seventy-six projects across the country will receive a share of £20 million to support victims of domestic abuse. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has today (17 February 2017) confirmed that 76 projects across the country will receive a share of £20 million to support victims of domestic abuse, creating more than 2,200 new bed spaces in … Read more