UK Politics

Labour Party: Slashing the justice budget must not be at the expense of victims of crime & their families - Khan

News   •   Feb 22, 2011 11:42 GMT

Sadiq Khan MP, Labour's Shadow Justice Secretary, seeking firm assurances over compensation to support the families of victims of murder and manslaughter, said:

“Victims should be at the centre of criminal justice policy and the Tory-led Government must make strong assurances that the needs of victims’ families are put first.

“Slashing the justice budget by almost one quarter must not be at the expense of victims of crime and their families"