Louise Casey has been a fantastic advocate for victims of crime and their families - Khan

12 October 2011

Sadiq KhanSadiq Khan MP, Labour's Shadow Justice Secretary, commenting on the resignation of Louise Casey as Commissioner for Victims & Witnesses, said:

“Louise Casey has been a fantastic advocate for victims of crime and their families. She has in her time as Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses made it clear why it was so important that we created that post.

“Victims should be at the heart of our criminal justice system and the work that Louise did to elevate their position has been of incredible valuable.

“Reflecting the importance of victims and witnesses, I hope the Government will be swift in appointing a successor, who I will of course look forward to working with in promoting the needs of victims of crime and their families in the criminal justice system.

“I wish Louise all the best in her new role.”