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Victims Taskforce

Overview

The primary role of the Taskforce is to co-ordinate and drive action to improve the experiences of victims and witnesses within the criminal justice system, whilst ensuring a fair justice system for those accused of crime.

The Taskforce is co-chaired by the Justice Secretary and Lord Advocate, head of Scotland's system of criminal prosecution. The taskforce  brings together senior decision-makers from justice agencies, the legal profession, academia and the voluntary sector, including direct representation of victims.

The Taskforce last met on 26 January 2022.

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Contact

Email: Central Enquiry Unit, ceu@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000

Post:
Victims and Witnesses Unit
The Scottish Government
GWR
St Andrew’s House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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