Crime: Victims

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 25th January 2018.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have joined the victim contact scheme in each of the last four years; and what proportion of eligible people that number represents in each of those years.

Photo of Phillip Lee Phillip Lee The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The information requested by the hon Member for Ashfield, Gloria De Piero, is not available. The current national victim’s database was only introduced in April 2016 and data migration of active cases from previous databases was not fully completed until February 2017.

Data currently held on the national victim’s database indicates that the proportion of eligible victims who have opted into the Victim Contact Scheme is approximately 46%.

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