Amendment 124

Part of Victims and Prisoners Bill - Committee (5th Day) – in the House of Lords at 6:00 pm on 13 February 2024.

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Baroness Thornton:

Moved by Baroness Thornton

124: Clause 29, page 30, line 16, at end insert—“(2A) When carrying out its functions under subsection (2)(a) in relation to a specific major incident, the standing advocate must seek, and relay to the Secretary of State, the views of victims of that incident concerning—(a) the type of review or inquiry held into the incident, and(b) their treatment by public authorities in response to the major incident.”Member's explanatory statementThis amendment would require the standing advocate to communicate the views of the victims of a major incident to the Secretary of State.